ad

The Great Discourse

Discourse Home Page

I. Second Coming, and Events Preceding

Matthew 26:64 - Jesus said to him, You have said so: nevertheless I say to you, Hereafter you shall see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.

Mark 14:62 - And Jesus said, I am: and you shall see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.

Luke 22:69 - Hereafter shall the Son of man sit on the right hand of the power of God.

John 1:51 - And he said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, You shall see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

Matthew 25:1 - Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Matthew 25:2 - And five of them were foolish, and five were wise.

Matthew 25:3 - Those who were foolish took their lamps, but took no oil with them:

Matthew 25:4 - But the wise took oil in their flasks with their lamps.

Matthew 25:5 - While the bridegroom tarried, they all became drowsy and slept.

Matthew 25:6 - And at midnight there was a cry, Behold, the bridegroom comes; go out to meet him.

Matthew 25:7 - Then all those virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps.

Matthew 25:8 - And the foolish said to the wise, Give us some of your oil; for our lamps are going out.

Matthew 25:9 - But the wise answered, saying, No; lest there not be enough for us and you: but rather go to those who sell, and buy for yourselves.

Matthew 25:10 - And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast: and the door was shut.

Matthew 25:11 - Afterward the other virgins also came, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us.

Matthew 25:12 - But he answered and said, Truly I say to you, I do not know you.

Matthew 25:13 - Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour.

Matthew 24:6 - And you shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that you are not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.

Matthew 24:7 - For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and earthquakes, in various places.

Matthew 24:8 - All these are the beginning of birth pains.

Matthew 24:9 - Then they shall deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated by all nations for my name's sake.

Matthew 24:10 - And then shall many fall away, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.

Matthew 24:11 - And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.

Matthew 24:12 - And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall grow cold.

Matthew 24:13 - But he who endures to the end shall be saved.

Matthew 24:14 - And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world as a testimony to all nations; and then the end shall come.

Matthew 24:15 - Therefore, when you shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place, (whoever reads, let him understand:)

Matthew 24:16 - Then let those who are in Judaea flee into the mountains:

Matthew 24:17 - Let him who is on the housetop not come down to take anything out of his house:

Matthew 24:18 - Neither let him who is in the field turn back to take his cloak.

Matthew 24:19 - And woe to those who are with child, and to those who nurse in those days!

Matthew 24:20 - Pray that your flight may not be in the winter or on the sabbath day:

Matthew 24:21 - For then there shall be great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.

Matthew 24:22 - And unless those days had been cut short, no flesh would be saved: but for the sake of the elect those days shall be cut short.

Matthew 24:23 - Then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is the Christ, or there; do not believe it.

Matthew 24:24 - For false Christs shall arise, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; so as to deceive, if it were possible, even the very elect.

Matthew 24:25 - Behold, I have told you beforehand.

Matthew 24:26 - Therefore if they shall say to you, Behold, he is in the desert; do not go forth: behold, he is in the inner rooms; do not believe it.

Matthew 24:27 - For as the lightning comes out of the east, and shines even to the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Matthew 24:28 - For wherever the body is, there will the vultures be gathered together.

Matthew 24:29 - Immediately after the tribulation of those days, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give its light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:

Matthew 24:30 - And then the sign of the Son of man shall appear in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.

Matthew 24:31 - And he shall send out his angels with a great call of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.

Matthew 24:32 - Now learn this parable from the fig tree; When its branch becomes tender, and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near:

Matthew 24:33 - So likewise, when you shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.

Matthew 24:34 - Truly I say to you, This generation shall not pass away, until all these things are fulfilled.

Matthew 24:35 - Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.

Matthew 24:36 - But of that day and hour no man knows, no, not the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but my Father only.

Matthew 24:37 - But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Matthew 24:38 - For as in the days that were before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark,

Matthew 24:39 - And they did not know until the flood came and took them all away; so shall the coming of the Son of man be.

Matthew 24:40 - Then shall two be in the field; one shall be taken, and the other left.

Matthew 24:41 - Two women shall be grinding at the mill; one shall be taken, and the other left.

Matthew 24:42 - Therefore watch: for you do not know on what day your Lord will come.

Matthew 24:43 - But know this, that if the owner of the house had known at what time the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have allowed his house to be broken into.

Matthew 24:44 - Therefore you must also be ready: for the Son of man will come at an hour you do not expect.

Matthew 24:45 - Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them food in due season?

Matthew 24:46 - Blessed is that servant, whom his lord shall find so doing when he comes.

Matthew 24:47 - Truly I say to you, That he shall put him in charge of all his goods.

Mark 2:20 - But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then they shall fast.

Mark 13:7 - And when you hear of wars and rumours of wars, do not be troubled: for such things must happen; but the end is not yet.

Mark 13:8 - For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in various places, and there shall be famines: these are the beginnings of birth pains.

Mark 13:9 - But take heed for yourselves: for they will deliver you up to councils; and you shall be beaten in the synagogues: and you shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, as a testimony to them.

Mark 13:10 - And the gospel must first be preached among all nations.

Mark 13:11 - But when they bring you to trial, do not worry about what you shall say: but whatever is given to you in that hour, speak that: for it is not you who speaks, but the Holy Spirit.

Mark 13:12 - Now brother will betray brother to death, and a father his son; and children shall rise up against their parents, and shall cause them to be put to death.

Mark 13:13 - And you shall be hated by all men for my name's sake: but he who endures to the end shall be saved.

Mark 13:14 - When you see the abomination of desolation standing where it should not be, (let him who reads understand,) then let those who are in Judaea flee to the mountains:

Mark 13:15 - And let him who is on the housetop not go down into the house, nor enter it to take anything out of his house:

Mark 13:16 - And let him who is in the field not turn back again for his cloak.

Mark 13:17 - But woe to those who are with child, and to those who are nursing infants in those days!

Mark 13:18 - Pray that your flight may not be in the winter.

Mark 13:19 - For in those days there shall be affliction, such as has not been from the beginning of God's creation to this time, nor ever shall be again.

Mark 13:20 - And unless the Lord had shortened those days, no one would be saved: but for the sake of the elect, whom he has chosen, he has shortened the days.

Mark 13:21 - And then if any man says to you, Lo, here is the Christ; or, lo, there he is; do not believe him:

Mark 13:22 - For false Christs and false prophets shall arise, and shall show signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.

Mark 13:23 - But take heed: behold, I have told you all things in advance.

Mark 13:24 - But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,

Mark 13:25 - And the stars of heaven shall fall, and the powers that are in heaven shall be shaken.

Mark 13:26 - And then they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.

Mark 13:27 - And then he shall send his angels, and shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from the remotest part of the earth to the remotest part of heaven.

Mark 13:28 - Now learn a parable from the fig tree; When its branch becomes tender, and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near:

Mark 13:29 - Even so, when you see these things come to pass, know that it is near, even at the door.

Mark 13:30 - Truly I say to you, that this generation shall not pass away, until all these things have happened.

Mark 13:31 - Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.

Mark 13:32 - But of that day and that hour no man knows, no, not even the angels which are in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.

Mark 13:33 - Take heed, watch and pray: for you do not know when the time will come.

Mark 13:34 - It is like a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to each man his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to watch.

Mark 13:35 - Watch therefore: for you do not know when the master of the house comes, at evening, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning:

Mark 13:36 - Lest he come suddenly and find you sleeping.

Luke 17:24 - For as the lightning flashes in one part of the sky and shines to the other; so shall also the Son of man be in his day.

Luke 17:26 - As it was in the days of Noah, so it shall also be in the days of the Son of man.

Luke 17:25 - But first he must suffer many things, and be rejected by this generation.

Luke 17:27 - They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.

Luke 17:28 - It was the same in the days of Lot; they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built;

Luke 17:29 - But on the day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.

Luke 17:30 - Even so shall it be on the day when the Son of man is revealed.

Luke 17:31 - On that day, let him who is upon the housetop, and his goods in the house, not come down to take them away: and likewise let not him who is in the field turn back.

Luke 17:32 - Remember Lot's wife.

Luke 17:34 - I tell you, in that night two shall be in one bed; one shall be taken, and the other shall be left.

Luke 17:35 - Two women shall be grinding together; one shall be taken, and the other left.

Luke 17:36 - [Two men shall be in the field; one shall be taken, and the other left.]

Luke 17:37 - And they answered and said to him, Where, Lord? And he said to them, Wherever the body is, there will the vultures be gathered.

Luke 21:6 - As for these things which you behold, the days will come, in which there shall not be one stone left upon another; every one of them shall be thrown down.

Luke 21:8 - And he said, Take heed that you are not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am the Christ; and, the time draws near: do not go after them.

Luke 21:9 - And when you hear of wars and disturbances, do not be terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end does not follow immediately.

Luke 21:10 - Then said he to them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom:

Luke 21:11 - And there shall be great earthquakes in various places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs from heaven.

Luke 21:12 - But before all this, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, and you shall be brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.

Luke 21:13 - And it shall be a time for you to bear testimony.

Luke 21:14 - Therefore, settle it in your hearts, not to meditate beforehand how you shall answer:

Luke 21:15 - For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to resist or refute.

Luke 21:16 - And you shall be betrayed both by parents, and brothers, and relatives, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.

Luke 21:17 - And you shall be hated by all for my name's sake.

Luke 21:18 - But not a hair of your head shall perish.

Luke 21:19 - By your perseverance you shall win your souls.

Luke 21:20 - And when you shall see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation is near.

Luke 21:21 - Then let those who are in Judaea flee to the mountains; and let those who are inside the city depart; and let not those who are in the country enter into it.

Luke 21:22 - For these are days of vengeance, that all things which are written may be fulfilled.

Luke 21:23 - But woe to those who are with child, and to those who nurse infants, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath upon this people.

Luke 21:24 - And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

Luke 21:25 - And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth nations shall be distressed and perplexed by the roaring waves of the sea;

Luke 21:26 - Men's hearts failing them for fear and foreboding of those things which are coming upon the earth: for the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.

Luke 21:27 - And then they shall see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.

Luke 21:28 - And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draws near.

Luke 21:29 - And he told them a parable; Behold the fig tree, and all the trees;

Luke 21:30 - When they shoot forth leaves, you see and know for yourselves that summer is at hand.

Luke 21:31 - So likewise, when you see these things come to pass, know that the kingdom of God is at hand.

Luke 21:32 - Truly I say to you, This generation shall not pass away, until all is fulfilled.

Luke 21:33 - Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.

Luke 21:34 - And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with dissipation, and drunkenness, and the cares of this life, so that day comes upon you unexpectedly like a snare.

Luke 21:35 - For as a snare shall it come upon all those who live on the face of the whole earth.

Luke 21:36 - Watch therefore, and pray always, that you may be strong and accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

Luke 12:35 - Be dressed and ready, and keep your lamps burning;

Luke 12:36 - And be like men who wait for their lord to return from the wedding feast; that when he comes and knocks, they may open the door for him immediately.

Luke 12:37 - Blessed are those servants, whom the lord shall find watching when he comes: truly I say to you, that he shall dress himself to serve, and make them sit down at the table, and will come forth and serve them.

Luke 12:38 - And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

Luke 12:39 - And know this, that if the owner of the house had known at what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have allowed his house to be broken into.

Luke 12:40 - Therefore you be ready also: for the Son of man will come at a hour when you do not expect.

Luke 12:42 - And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his servants, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?

Luke 12:43 - Blessed is that servant, whom his lord shall find so doing when he comes.

Luke 12:44 - Truly I say to you, that he will make him ruler over all that he has.

Luke 12:45 - But if that servant says in his heart, My lord delays his coming; and begins to beat the menservants and maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

Luke 12:46 - The lord of that servant will come on a day when he is not looking for him, and at a hour he is not aware of, and will cut him in pieces, and will assign him a place with the unbelievers.

Luke 12:47 - And that servant, who knew his lord's will, and did not prepare himself, and did not do his will, shall be beaten with many blows.

Luke 12:48 - But he who did not know, and committed things worthy of a beating, shall be beaten with few blows. For to whomever much is given, of him shall much be required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask all the more.

Mark 8:38 - Therefore, whoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.

Luke 9:26 - For whoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his glory, and the glory of his Father, and of the holy angels.

Luke 18:8 - I tell you that he will vindicate them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of man comes, shall he find faith on the earth?