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The King is Coming!

Scripture reading for February 1st:  Matthew 24, Psalm 24, Proverbs 24

Key Scriptures: Matthew 24:29-31  “”Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.  Then will appear in heaven the sign of the Son of Man, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.  And He will send out His angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather His elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.””

Jesus was answering the question:  “When will these things be and what will be the sign of Your coming and the end of the age?” (Matthew 24:3)  When is  “immediately after the tribulation of those days?”  A period of intense tribulation would come upon the whole earth and even the heavens would be affected with a darkening of the sun and the stars falling.  The falling stars and darkening sun would be two of the signs.  The greatest sign would be the Son of Man, Jesus Christ, coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory!

Faith Confession:  I believe that my King Jesus Christ will return to earth and come on clouds of power and glory.  This will follow a great tribulation on earth and signs proclaimed before hand.

Psalm 24:7-8  “Lift up your heads, O gates!  And be lifted up O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.  Who is this King of glory?  The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle!”

 

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