which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even
come, Lord Jesus.
The grace of our Lord
Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
person starts a letter is important.
sentences form the course of the whole letter.
is John's record of
the Revelation of Jesus Christ.
Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God
gave unto him, to shew unto
his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and
it by his angel unto his servant John:
the seven churches which are in Asia:
unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to
and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne;
And from Jesus Christ,
who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and
of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from
in his own blood,
it to him. What an introduction. These are God's words.
closing words of a letter are also important.
the closing of God's letter to all humanity.
I’ve Read the Back of the Book WE WIN)
we read it, we need
to allow the truth of God’s Last
to Man to grip our hearts and souls.
three Truths found in these, God’s
Words to Man:
I come quickly
these things saith, Surely I come quickly.
bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony
of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.
Let not your heart be
troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
In my Father's house
are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to
place for you.
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come
again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be
also said, Ye men of Galilee,
why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up
into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into
the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout,
with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the
Christ shall rise first:
(Words of Jesus)
Watch therefore: for
ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
But know this, that
if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would
would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken
Therefore be ye also
ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.
Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall
find so doing.
Peter 3:8 (Quickly,
time is different to God than to us)
beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one
day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one
prayer of longing to see his Lord.
so, come, Lord Jesus.
reaction to this promise was simply to pray, it is
the cry of a soul longing to see the King in His beauty.
a prayer for the unsaved to pray.
would be calling down
the judgment and tribulation days on them. For after His coming shall
trouble as man has never seen, nothing but tribulation in this
reject Christ means you will enter this awful period.
prayer of the unsaved should be:
And brought them out,
and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou
shalt be saved, and thy house.
For this is good and
acceptable in the sight of God our
4 Who will have all
men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
a prayer for the backslidden or disobedient Christian to pray.
need to get things right between them and their God. They
will not want to see Him in their condition.
Take therefore the
talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten talents.
For unto every one
that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him
not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness:
there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him
shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory,
his Father's, and of the holy angels.
need to get things right between them and their God.
we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive
us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
prayer for every spiritually dedicated Christian to pray, "Even so,
quickly Lord Jesus".
now, little children, abide in him; that, when he
shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at
– The last subject God mentioned, before He closed the Book.
grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
– is getting what
we don’t deserve.
is God taking upon Himself the penalty and judgment of
our guilt for all of time and eternity. That is God's grace. That is
of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Grace (131 references to Grace in the New Testament)
is described as grace
John bare witness of
him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh
after me is
preferred before me: for he was before me.
And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for
the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared
to all men,
8 For by grace are ye saved through faith;
and that not of
yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Not of works, lest any man should boast.
when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews
and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to
them, persuaded them to continue in the grace
And he said unto me, My
grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made
perfect in weakness.
Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the
Christ may rest upon me.