When the Lord Jesus Shall Be Revealed – Part 2

2Thessalonians 1:7 And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels

Thirty testimonies proving the Second Coming: Enoch (Jude 1:14-15); Jacob (Gen. 49:10); Balaam (Num. 24:7, 17-19); Moses (Deut. 4:27-31; 30:1-11; 31:29); Job (Job 19:25-27); David (Ps. 22:26-31; 72:1-17); Ethan (Ps. 89:1-37); An unknown psalmist (Ps. 102:16); Isaiah (Isa. 9:6-7; 59:20; 63:1-6); Jeremiah (Jer. 3:14-25; 23:5-6); Ezekiel (Ezek. 38:19-23; 39:21; 43:7); Daniel (Dan. 2:44-45; 7:13-27); Hosea (Hos. 3:4-5; 5:15; 11:9; 13:10); Joel (Joel 2:1-11; 3:1-21); Amos (Amos 1:2; 9:11-15); Obadiah (Oba. 1:15-21); Micah (Mic. 1:3-4; 4:1-7); Zephaniah (Zeph. 1:7-8, 14-18; 3:8-20); Haggai (Hag. 2:6-9, 21-23); Zechariah (Zech. 2:10-11; 8:3-8, 23; 12:1-14; 13:8-9; 14:1-21); Malachi (Mal. 3:2-5; 4:1-6); Jesus (Matt. 16:27; 19:28; 23:38-39; 24:1 – 25:46; 26:64; Luke 21:1-38); Peter (Acts 3:20-21; 1Pet. 1:7, 13; 2Pet. 1:16; 3:3-4); James (Acts 15:13-18); Paul (Rom. 11:25-27; 1Thess. 1:7-10; 2Thess. 2:1, 8-12; 1Tim. 6:14; 2Tim. 4:1, 8; Tit. 2:13; Heb. 9:28); John (John 14:28; Rev. 1:7; 11:15; 16:15; 19:11-21; 22:20); Angels (Acts 1:11; Luke 1:32-33); Lord’s Supper (1Cor. 11:26); Lord’s prayer (Matt. 6:10); Jude (Jude 1:14-15, 24).

‘Revealed from heaven.’ Tenfold manner of His Coming: As lightning (Matt. 24:27). With destruction (1:7-10; 2:8; Matt. 24:38-51; 25:31-46; 1Thess. 5:2; Jude 1:14-15; Zech. 14:1-21; Rev. 19:11-21). Visibly (Matt. 24:29-31; 2Thess. 1:7-10; Rev. 1:7; 19:11-21; Zech. 14:1-21). In brightness and fire (2Thess. 1:7-10; 2:8; Ezek. 38:17-21; Mal. 4:1-6). In vengeance and wrath (Rev. 14:14-20; 19:11-21; Jude 1:14-15; 2Thess. 1:7-10). With power and great glory (Matt. 16:27; 24:27-31; 25:31-46). With saints and angels (Zech. 14:5; Matt. 24:29-31; 25:31-46; 1Thess. 1:7-10; Jude 1:14; Rev. 17:14; 19:14). With clouds (Matt. 24:29-31; 26:64; Rev. 1:7; Dan. 7:13-14). As Judge and King (Rev. 19:11-21; Isa. 11:1-16; Zech. 14:1-21; Matt. 25:31-46). As a thief (1Thess. 5:2-4; Rev. 16:15).

‘Mighty angels’ [Greek: dunamis] inherent power. The Greek reads, “the angels of His power,” indicating that angels are part of God’s power over the vast creations. God’s angels help Him maintain order over others who are now in rebellion (Eph. 3:9-10; 6:12; Rev. 12:7-12; Dan. 10:11-21).

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