He Wants You to Believe His Promise
Jesus promised he would come again and he wants us to live our life in light of and with full confidence in His promise. His promises about His coming also can safeguard us against any deceptions that Satan might bring to us.
1. What is the promise that Jesus made to his followers? John 14:1-3
2. What message of comfort did he include in the promise and why?
3. When Jesus left, the angels said he would come back the same way. How did he leave? Acts 1:9-11
4. Why do we need to understand how Jesus will come back? Matthew 24:5,24
5. Will Jesus’ coming be secret? Matthew 24:23
6. Will His coming be a surprise to His followers? 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6
7. Who will see Jesus when he comes? Revelation 1:7 Why is this a significant point?
8. How does the Bible describe His coming? 1 Thessalonians 4:16,17
9. What will be the response of people who aren’t prepared for His coming? Matthew 24:30, Revelation 6:15-17, 2 Thessalonians 1:7-10
10. What reaction will His followers have when they see him coming? Isaiah 25:9
11. What must be revealed before the Second Coming? 2 Thessalonians 2:1-4
12. What false teaching did Jesus say would be taught just before He returns and how did he say he would return? Matthew 24:24-28
13. What is the personal promise from God in Jude 24 as you think about being ready for the coming of Jesus?
14. What gift do you receive at the time of the second coming? 1 Corinthians 15:51-54
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1. Why do you think Jesus gave so many promises about His coming?
2. Why does Jesus say so many times “don’t be afraid”, “fear not”, “lift up your head” when He talks about His coming back to earth?
3. Why is it so important that we understand the way Jesus will come back? 2 Corinthians 11:14-15
4. What do you think Jesus wants you to do in this waiting time before He returns?
5. What is the danger to others if they don’t understand how Jesus will come back and what can you do to help them be prepared?
6. Read Revelation 12:12. What can we learn from Satan in regards to the Second Coming?
7. If you were watching the news and you saw someone who appeared to look like Jesus, act and speak like Jesus, what would your reaction be?
8. What does a promise from Jesus mean to you? Do you believe it?
9. How does your belief in the promise effect your life?
For further study: Read 1 & 2 Thessalonians