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What did Jesus say about his Second Coming

What did Jesus say about His Second Coming

Here’s what Jesus said about His second coming, along with relevant Bible verses and three main takeaways with their titles bolded:

“For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.” (Matthew 24:27)

“Then will appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven. And then all the peoples of the earth will mourn when they see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory.” (Matthew 24:30)

“Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come.” (Matthew 24:42)

Three Main Takeaways:

  1. Visible and Unmistakable Event: Jesus taught that His second coming will be a visible, unmistakable event that will be seen by everyone, likening it to lightning flashing across the sky.
  2. Cosmic Signs and Mourning: There will be a sign in the heavens preceding His return, and all peoples of the earth will mourn when they see Him coming on the clouds with power and great glory.
  3. Need for Watchfulness: Because the timing is unknown, Jesus repeatedly emphasized the need for constant watchfulness and readiness among His followers.

In His teachings, Jesus painted a dramatic picture of His future return as a globally witnessed, awe-inspiring event accompanied by heavenly signs. While the timing remains a mystery, He stressed the importance of vigilance and preparedness, as His second coming will catch many unaware.


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