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What Do We Do Until Then?

When Christ Returns


Like Jesus’ disciples (Matthew 24:3), we wonder what is in store for this world. What will happen?
Walk Submissively of redemption in Jesus’ name. It is our duty to
The Bible lays out an enthralling picture. At least one-fifth of His Word is prophecy. The Second Com-
preach the Gospel, so people may hear and be-
ing is mentioned 318 times in the New Testament’s 260 chapters. Obviously, this is not a doctrine to
John takes great pains to emphasize that we lieve the Good News about Jesus, and receive a
ignore; God desires us to know about Christ’s return.
are responsible to keep the sayings of the book new nature and a new character.
of Revelation. In Revelation 22:18-19, he pro-
nounces God’s blessing on all who will read the The Rapture: The Second Coming:
book and His curse on all those who would try Work Fervently
to tamper with it.
To Take His Church to Be With Him To Judge the World
We have only a little time to work for the ad-
One of the most important themes in this vancement of the Gospel, and we must use the Christ’s coming is imminent; all the prophe- The Antichrist will rule wickedly. But just
book is obedience. It is because of the disobedi- time well. We must work, and work hard. The cies which must be fulfilled before His return when it seems there is no hope, when the bot-
ence of mankind that God will judge the world, time goes by so quickly! are completed. He will descend with a shouted tom is finally reached and evil rules, the Second
and His holy saints are charged repeatedly to command, the voice of an angel, and the trum- Coming will finally come about and God’s Son
We should remind ourselves that “we must all Dr. David Jeremiah is the senior pastor
distance themselves from the world’s rebellion pet of God. All believers, living and dead, will will dethrone the Beast.
appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that of Shadow Mountain Community Church in
by “keeping the words” of the book. We are to suddenly meet the Lord in the air.
each one may receive the things done in the El Cajon, California and the founder and host
walk submissively according to God’s Word.
body, according to what he has done, whether of Turning Point, his syndicated radio and Like an eager bride, the Church waits for the
television Bible-teaching broadcast ministry. final culmination of her union with her Groom.
The Millennium: To Rule the World
good or bad” (2 Corinthians 5:10).
Worship Triumphantly He is the author of several major books
The word “Millennium” simply means “one
including What in the World is Going On? and
The Tribulation: Unrestrained Evil thousand years.” During those ten centuries of
What does it mean to “worship triumphant- Watch Expectantly Is This The End? David and his wife, Donna,
righteousness, Christ will rule on earth from
ly”? It means that we grab hold of the truth of have four children and twelve grandchildren.
The moment after the Rapture, the Spirit of His capital in Jerusalem. To add to the excite-
God’s Word and give it back in worship to God. We do not know when the Lord is coming
God will remove any restraining influence on ment, John tells us that the followers of Christ
We praise His name triumphantly, with exuber- back to this earth. But we do know His arrival
earth so that things will be far, far worse than will rule with Him.
ance and conviction. Revelation makes it clear is closer today than it was yesterday! He could
come at any time to take His Church to His Fa- even today. The seven-year Tribulation Period
that praise and worship are the vital vehicles of
ther’s house. There will be no time to prepare. will see the climax of worsening conditions,
our response to all that God is and does.
the anger of God against the wicked, and the
A New Heaven and a New Earth
That is why we must always be ready.
signs of Christ’s coming in judgment. Believers
The requirement for salvation is that we take Although the physical properties of the new
Witness Urgently alive at the Rapture will miss those seven hor-
freely what God offers us. He offers us life. He heaven and the new earth are not described in
rible years.
offers us joy. He offers us abundance. He offers detail, what we are told is enough to fill us with
Evangelism will one day cease—but not yet. us His only Son. hope and joy.
One major purpose of Revelation is to remind
He could come today! Are you ready?
sinners that eternal judgment is coming and
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INTRODUCTION

Ch. 1
T h e
EPHESUS The Loveless Church

SMYRNA The Suffering Church

PERGAMOS The Church of Satan's City

THYATIRA The Adulterous Church


to the

• Death of Christ
• Burial of Christ
C h u r c h

SARDIS The Dead Church


SEVEN
Chapters 2 - 3

LETTERS

• Resurrection of Christ
C h u r c h Age
PHILADELPHIA The Faithful Church
CHURCHES

• Descent of the Holy Spirit


A g e

Begi n n i n g o f th e
LAODICEA The Disgusting Church

RAPTURE—Jesus Comes for the Church


Christ
Seat of
Judgment

WHITE HORSE
Conquering Power

RED HORSE
War and Bloodshed

BLACK HORSE
Famine

PALE HORSE
Pestilence and Death
the

SOULS UNDER THE ALTAR


Martyrs
Chapters 6:1 - 8:5

SEVEN SEALS

WHOLE WORLD TREMBLES


Physical Changes

INTERVAL
144,000 Sealed

SILENCE—GOLDEN CENSER

Hail and Fire Mixed With Blood

A Mountain Thrown Into the Sea


the

The Star Wormwood


T h e

A Third of the Sun, Moon, and Stars Struck


the

The Plague of Locusts


on
Hell

Earth

Release of the Four Angels


Chapters 8:7 - 11:19

SEVEN TRUMPETS

The Angel and the Little Book

THE TWO WITNESSES


T r i b u l a t i o n

WOE ON EARTH—Worship in Heaven

WAR IN HEAVEN

SATAN'S FALL FROM HEAVEN


P e r i o d

THE BEAST FROM THE SEA


Chapters 12 - 13

THE BEAST FROM THE EARTH


Tri n i ty

• The Beast (Anti-Christ)


• The Dragon (Anti-God)

THE LAMB AND THE 144,000


The C o un te rf e i t
Ch. 14

200 MILES OF BLOODSHED


• The False Prophet (Anti-Spirit)

Ugly and Painful Sores

Sea Turns to Blood

Rivers and Streams of Water Become Blood

Sun Scorches People With Fire


the

Darkness
Chapters 15:1 - 16:21

The Earth's Worst Days

Euphrates River Dries Up


Revelation Prophecy Chart

SEVEN BOWLS

Tremendous Earthquake—Armageddon

END OF FALSE RELIGION


17 - 19:21

COLLAPSE OF THE WORLD MARKET

SECOND COMING—Jesus Comes With the Church


Supper of
the Lamb
Marriage

of
the

REIGN
Chapter 20:1

for a millennium.
1,000-YEAR

A period of peace and


righteousness will last
M i l l e n n i u m

and All the Saints


JESUS CHRIST
the

of F i r e

are eternally
GREAT
WHITE

Satan, demons,
T he L a k e

fallen angels, and


THRONE
Chapter 20:7 - 14

unrepented sinners

separated from God.


JUDGMENT
the

and
NEW
NEW

EARTH
HEAVEN
Chapters 21 - 22

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