30 “It will be just like this on the day the Son of Man is revealed.(A)

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And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back(A) and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.(B)

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11 “Men of Galilee,”(A) they said, “why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back(B) in the same way you have seen him go into heaven.”

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Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift(A) as you eagerly wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to be revealed.(B)

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19 For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown(A) in which we will glory(B) in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes?(C) Is it not you?

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16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven,(A) with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel(B) and with the trumpet call of God,(C) and the dead in Christ will rise first.(D)

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“Look, he is coming with the clouds,”[a](A)
    and “every eye will see him,
even those who pierced him”;(B)
    and all peoples on earth “will mourn(C) because of him.”[b]
So shall it be! Amen.

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 1:7 Daniel 7:13
  2. Revelation 1:7 Zech. 12:10
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“Look, I am coming soon!(A) Blessed(B) is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy written in this scroll.”(C)

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Epilogue: Invitation and Warning

12 “Look, I am coming soon!(A) My reward is with me,(B) and I will give to each person according to what they have done.(C)

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20 He who testifies to these things(A) says, “Yes, I am coming soon.”(B)

Amen. Come, Lord Jesus.(C)

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