Short Devotional about Bible verses on Second Coming


Welcome to today’s devotional, dear reader! As followers of Christ, we are blessed with the promise of His Second Coming—a cornerstone of our faith that fills us with hope and expectation. This glorious event is not just a faraway dream; it’s a reality that impacts how we live each day. Are you ready to dive deeper into understanding this wondrous promise, and how it influences our lives here and now?

In our fast-paced world, it’s easy to lose sight of eternity as we get caught up in daily tasks and responsibilities. But taking a few moments each day to focus on Jesus’ return can shift our perspective and give us an eternal lens through which to view our lives. Let’s journey together today to uncover the richness of this promise and how we can prepare our hearts and minds for His glorious return.

Bible Verse

"For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever." — 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17 (NIV)


This powerful passage from 1 Thessalonians paints a vivid picture of Christ’s Second Coming. It serves as a reminder that His return will be a monumental event, filled with divine glory and splendor. The Lord Himself, not a messenger or angel, will come down from heaven. This underscores His personal commitment to us, His beloved children.

The imagery of the trumpet call and the voice of the archangel signifies the majesty and authority with which Jesus will return. It won’t be a secret; it will be a glorious and visible event for all to witness. Furthermore, the verse confirms that both the dead in Christ and the living believers will be united with our Savior, offering a profound sense of hope and comfort.

This assurance should encourage us to live with anticipation and readiness. It also serves as a reminder of the eternal fellowship we will share with the Lord, which is the ultimate culmination of our faith. Let this promise ignite a renewed sense of purpose and urgency in our walk with Christ.

Actions to Take

  1. Live Expectantly: Start each day reminding yourself that Jesus could return at any moment. Let this anticipation shape your actions and decisions.

  2. Deepen Your Faith: Engage in daily Bible reading and prayer to strengthen your relationship with Christ. Knowing Him intimately will help you recognize His voice when He returns.

  3. Share the Good News: Evangelize and share the hope of Christ’s return with others. Your testimony could be a catalyst for someone else’s salvation.

  4. Practise Holiness: Strive to live a life that reflects Christ’s love and holiness. Avoid actions and behaviors that you wouldn’t want to be caught up in if Jesus were to return today.

  5. Encourage Others: Uplift fellow believers by discussing the Second Coming and supporting each other in faith. The journey is easier when we walk it together.

Journal Prompts

  1. How does the promise of Jesus’ Second Coming influence your daily life and decisions?

  2. What are some areas in your life where you need to be more expectant of Christ’s return?

  3. Write about a time when you felt particularly close to God. How can you recreate that closeness now?

  4. How can you better live out your faith in anticipation of Jesus’ return?

  5. List three people who need to hear about the hope of Christ’s return. How can you share this message with them?


Dear Lord Jesus, thank You for the promise of Your glorious return. Help me to live each day with a sense of anticipation and readiness for that wonderful moment. Strengthen my faith and draw me closer to You. Equip me to share the good news of Your Second Coming with others, and give me the courage to live a holy and expectant life. In Your holy name, I pray. Amen.

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The promise of Jesus’ Second Coming is a powerful source of hope and encouragement. It invites us to live with purpose, urgency, and an eternal perspective. By deepening our faith, sharing the good news, and supporting one another, we can prepare our hearts for that glorious day.

Thank you for joining us in this devotional. We hope it has brought you closer to God’s promises and filled you with anticipation for Christ’s return. Continue your journey with us at, where you’ll find more resources to strengthen your faith and encourage your walk with Christ. Be blessed!

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Q&A about Bible verses on Second Coming

Sure, here is a series of questions and answers based on Bible verses about the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.

Q1: What does the Bible say about the timing of the Second Coming?

A1: According to Matthew 24:36, the exact time of Jesus’ return is unknown. "But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only."

Q2: What will be some signs of the Second Coming?

A2: Matthew 24:29-30 describes some of the signs: "Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken. Then will appear in heaven the sign of the Son of Man, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory."

Q3: How will Jesus come back according to the Bible?

A3: Acts 1:11 provides an answer: "Men of Galilee," 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 in the same way you have seen him go into heaven."

Q4: What does the Second Coming mean for believers?

A4: According to 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17, it is a time of great hope and reunion: "For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord."

Q5: What is the purpose of Jesus’ return?

A5: According to Revelation 22:12, Jesus says: "Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to each person according to what they have done." This indicates that Jesus will return to judge the world and reward those who have been faithful.

Q6: What should believers do as they wait for the Second Coming?

A6: 2 Peter 3:11-12 advises: "Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming."

Q7: Will Jesus’ Second Coming be visible to everyone?

A7: Yes, according to Revelation 1:7: "Look, he is coming with the clouds,” and “every eye will see him, even those who pierced him”; and all peoples on earth “will mourn because of him.” So shall it be! Amen."

These Q&As provide a succinct but comprehensive overview of various aspects related to the Second Coming as described in the Bible.

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