Why We Long For His Coming (2 of 2) by Adrian Rogers
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Turn to Revelation chapter 1 and the verses that we shared last week, we share again. Revelation 1 verses 7 and 8. The stage has been set for the last act in the great drama of the ages. And Jesus is one more time about to appear on center stage. Listen to the Word of God. Revelation 1 verse 7, "Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen." Then our Lord speaks, "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come". I say, the drama of the ages is about to be completed. The curtain is about to rise and Jesus is about to step one more time on to certain stage. Now the first act, was his incarnation when he came and was born as a baby. Virgin born in Bethlehem. The second act in the drama of the ages was our redemption where the Lord Jesus Christ died in agony and in blood with and paid our sin debt with his rich, red, royal blood. That has been completed and now we look for the final act. The drama of the ages which is reality and not fiction. And that is not his incarnation and not simply redemption, though I don't minimize that, but it is his coronation when he comes to be crowned King of kings and Lord of lords. Now John writes about it and John has already seen the dress rehearsal. I ha ha mean, God gave John a vision of the second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ and the action, I believe, is about to take place. Last week, we talked to you "Why We Look for His Coming" and I told you that the stage is set. I mean, everything is in place. We talked about the signs of the second coming of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Why we look for his coming, verse 7 says, "Behold, he cometh ..." We're to look for his coming. Today, "Why We Long for His Coming". Because verse 7 ends this way, "Even so, Amen". We ...
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