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Practical Tendencies

"Work out your own salvation..." (Phil. 2:12)
 

There is an almost unknown duty attached to Christ's Second Coming that lists certain responsibilities or actions that should be characteristic of Christians in their daily lives. How we act or react to these verses will have an impact not only on our lives here on earth, but also the position we may or may not receive in the Kingdom.

The doctrine of the Second Coming is given:

To interest us in a blessed coming:
Matthew 23:39; Luke 13:35; Luke 21:27;
2 Thess. 1:10; Hebrews 9:28; 1 Peter 1:13; Rev. 22:7;
Rev. 22:20

To encourage faithfulness by a reward:
Matt. 16:27; Matt. 24:46-47; 2 Thess. 1:7-11;
2 Timothy 4:8; Rev. 22:12

To bring out the hope of reward in a "regeneration":
Matt. 19:28-29; Acts 3:19-21

To avoid deception:
Matt. 24:23-27; Luke 17:23-24; 2 Tim. 4:1-5

To hold forth the culmination of the age::
Matt. 24:30

To show the condition of the world:
Matt. 24:37-39; Luke 17:26-30; 1 Thess. 5:1-4

To teach a translation:
Matt. 24:39-41; Luke 17:34-36; 1 Thess. 4:17

To urge watchfulness:
Matt. 24:42; Matt. 25:13; Mark 13:33; Mark 13:37;
Luke 12:35-40; Luke 21:34-36; 1 Thess. 5:4-6;
Rev. 16:15

To influence to constant readiness:
Matt. 24:44; Matt. 25:1-13; Matt. 22:11-14;
Luke 12:35-40

To incite ministerial fidelity:
Matt. 24:45-47; Luke 12:42-44; 1 Thess. 2:19-20;
2 Tim. 4:1-5; 1 Peter 5:1-4

To rebuke ministerial unfaithfulness:
Matt. 24:48-51; Luke 12:45-48

To teach the condition of the Church:
Matt. 25:1-12; Luke 18:8; 2 Thess. 2:1-12

To hold forth coming judgment:
Matt. 25:19; Matt. 25:27; Matt. 25:31-46;
2 Thess. 1:8-9; Jude 14-16

To show us Christ's majesty and glory
Matt. 26:64; Matt. 25:31; Matt. 24:30; Mark 13:26;
Mark 14:61

To a confession of Christ:
Mark 8:38; Luke 9:26

To incite prayer:
Mark 13:33; Luke 21:36; 1 Peter 4:7; Rev. 22:20

To waiting:
2 Thess. 3:5; 1 Cor. 1:7; 1 Thess. 1:10; Luke 12:36

To expectation and looking:
Titus 2:13; Phil. 3:20; Heb. 9:28; 2 Peter 3:12, 14;
Rev. 1:7

To love and desire:
2 Tim. 4:8; Rom. 8:23; 2 Cor. 5:2; Rev. 22:20;
Titus 2:13

To promised honor:
Luke 19:12:37, 39; Matt. 24:46-47; 1 Peter 1:7;
2 Thess. 1:10; 1 Peter 5:4

To occupation during postponement of the
Kingdom:
Luke 19:11-27; matt. 25:14-30

To encourage joy and peace in approaching
redemption:
Luke 21:28; John 16:16-33; 1 Thess. 1:10

To impart comfort:
John 14:1-3; John 14:28; 2 Thess. 1:7; 2 Tim. 2:12

To bestow assurance:
Acts 1:11; Acts 3:19-21; Rom. 11:26; Luke 21:34;
Luke 21:36

To test character:
1 Thess. 1:9-10; 1 Thess. 5:4-9; 1 Cor. 1:7-8

To avoid misjudging:
1 Cor. 4:5

To remembrance and celebration of His
Coming:
1 Cor. 11:26

To inspire hope in the resurrection:
1 Cor. 15:23; Phil. 3:20-21; 1 Thess. 4:13-18

To encourage moderation:
Phil. 4:5

To excite to heavenly mindedness:
Colossians 3:1-4
 

 

To arouse brotherly love:
1 Thess. 3:12-13

To future rejoicing in successful labour:
1 Thess. 2:19-20

To sanctification:
1 Thess. 5:23; 1 John 3:2-3

To comfort in bereavement:
1 Thess. 4:13-18

To urge steadfastness:
2 Thess. 2:1-2; 1 Tim. 6:14; 1 Peter 5:4

To consideration of Antichrist and his doom:
2 Thess. 2:8

To infuse diligence and activity:
2 Tim. 4:1-8; 2 Peter 3:14

To mortification of the flesh:
Col. 3:4-5; Titus 2:12-13; Luke 21:34; 2
Pet. 3:11-12

To soberness:
1 Peter 1:13; 1 Thess. 5:6; Phil. 4:5

To regard it as the Great Hope:
Titus 2:13; 1 Peter 1:13; Col. 3:4

To induce perseverance:
Rev. 2:25; Rev. 3:3; Rev. 3:11

To an abiding with Christ:
1 John 2:28; 1 John 3:2

To patience under trial:
James 5:7-8; 2 Thess. 3:5; 2 Thess. 1:4-10; 
1 Pet. 4:12-13

To patience:
Heb. 10:36-37; James 5:7

To a proclamation:
Titus 2:11-15; 1 Cor. 1:4-10; 2 Tim. 4:1-8

To suitable preparation:
Rev. 16:15

To urge men to turn to God:
Acts 3:19-24; Rev. 3:3

To enforce obedience:
1 Tim. 4:13-14; 2 Tim. 4:1

To bring salvation:
Heb. 9:28

To coming gladness and exceeding joy:
1 Peter 4:13

To induce sincerity:
Phil. 1:9-10

To holy conversation and godliness:
2 Peter 3:11-13

To brotherly love:
1 Thess. 3:12-13

To confidence:
Phil. 1:6

To the hope of a crown:
Rev. 3:11

To a manifestation of saint:
2 Cor. 5:16; Col. 3:4

To retribution:
2 Thess. 2:7-8

To promised dominion and authority:
Matt. 16:27; 1 Cor. 4:5

To future kingship and priesthood:
Rev. 1:6

To reigning on the earth:
Rev. 5:10; Rev. 20:4

To Jewish restoration, conversion, and
supremacy:

To the binding of Satan:
Rev. 20:1-3

To the deliverance of creation:
Rom. 8:19-23

To the New Heaven and New Earth:
2 Peter 3:13; Rev. 21:1

To the New Jerusalem:
Rev. 21:10