At that time men will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great power and glory.

Here Jesus says His return will be unmistakable. People will see His coming in the clouds with incredible display of power!

The Teacher wants His students to be clear about this ahead of time. Because He knows there will be false reports about a premature coming.

If anyone says to you, 'Look, here is the Christ!' or, 'Look, there he is!' do not believe it. For false Christs and false prophets will appear and perform signs and miracles to deceive the elect…So be on your guard; I have told you everything ahead of time.

No, His second coming will be instantly recognizable. The sun and moon and stars will fail. There will be no doubt in anyone’s mind when it happens. It will be even as we sing:

Behold, He comes, riding on the clouds, Shining like the sun, at the trumpet’s call…

So, what will happen then?

The Teacher explains - And he will send his angels and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of the heavens.

Who are His elect?

Those whom He has chosen who have also chosen Him! On this final day we will realize our decision to become a student of Jesus and trust Him was the most important thing we ever did!

Behold, He comes!

1 comment:

  1. "You ought to live holy and godly lives as you look forward to the day of God and speed it's coming" (1 Peter 3:11b, 12a)

    What a geat day that will be!

    Don't ask me why I keep staring at the sky
    It's just I get lost in anticipation
    Curiosity has go a hold on me
    Tell me how it's gonna be ... when
    One day I'll see Him coming back for me
    And all together we'll fly away
    Oh how I long for that day
    When we'll fly away. (FFH)