The Blessed Hope

"For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearance of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; " (Titus 2:11-13)

Charles Spurgeon
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"Behold, he cometh."  May the Holy Spirit help us as we remember that our Lord Jesus Christ is coming!  The Holy Spirit never uses superflous words or redundant notes of exclamation: when He cries, "Behold," it is because there is reason for deep and lasting attention.  We can be assured that the Lord will come again because He has promised to return.  We have His own word for it.

R. A. Torrey
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The truth of our Lord's return is the most precious truth the Bible contains.  It fills the heart of the believer with joy and it clothes him with strength for the battle.  Lifting him above the sorrows, fears, necessities, trials, ambitions and greed of this world, it makes him more than a conqueror in all things.  The coming again of Jesus Christ is the one doctrine with which God commands us to comfort sorrowing saints.  When death had begun to thin the ranks of the believers in Thessalonica, and hearts were aching over separation from those who had passed away, the apostle Paul wrote,"But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep (dead). That ye sorrow not even as others which have no hope.  For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.  For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent (precede) them which are asleep.  For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God:  and the dead in Christ shall rise first: then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.  Wherefore comfort one another with these words."(1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)

"Behold, I shew you a mystery:  We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed." (2 Corinthians 15:51,52)

A prepared placed for a prepared people

". . .I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also." 
(John 14:2,3)

 Oh, beloved, Jesus loves you so much and wants to see you rejoice eternally in His presence alongside your precious ones already gone to be with Him.  Are you prepared to be reunited with your darlings again?  Enter Heaven's Gate and be SURE!


Jesus, Lover of my soul,
Let me to Thy bosom fly
While the nearer waters roll
While the tempest still is nigh!
Hide me, O my Saviour, hide
Till the storm of life if past;
Safe into the haven guide;
O receive my soul at last!

Even so, come Lord Jesus!!!

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