Christ's Foretold Resurrection and Return

Scripture Prophesy + Fulfillment in Christ

Christ's:     Resurrection   Ascension    Exaltation    Second Coming 

Christ's ResurrectionTherefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure, because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay.  Psalm 16:9,10

But God will redeem my life from the grave; he will surely take me to himself.  Psalm 49:15

"Come, let us return to the Lord.  He has torn us to pieces but he will heal us; he has injured us but he will bind up our wounds.  After two days he will revive us; on the third day he will restore us, that we may live in his presence."  Hosea 6:1,2

On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.  They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.  While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them. In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, "Why do you look for the living among the dead?  He is not here; he has risen!  Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee: 'The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.'"  Luke 24:1-7

The angel said to the woman, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.  He is not here; he has risen, just as he said.  Come and see the place where he lay.  Then go quickly and tell his disciples: 'He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee.  There you will see him.' Now I have told you."  Matthew 28:5-7

When the Sabbath was over,...Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise...  when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled away.  As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed.  "Don't be alarmed," he said. "You re looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here.  See the place where they laid him.  But go, tell his disciples and Peter, 'He is going ahead of you into Galilee.  There you will see him, just as he told you."  Mark 16:6,7

A week later his disciples were in the house again, and Thomas was with them.  Though the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!"  Then he said to Thomas, "Put your finger here; see my hands.  Reach out your hand and put it into my side.  Stop doubting and believe."  John 20:26,27

After his suffering, he showed himself to these men and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive.  He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God.  Acts 1:3

"But God raised him fro the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him."  Acts 2:24

and who through the Spirit of holiness was declared with power to be the Son of God by his resurrection for the dead: Jesus Christ our Lord.  Romans 1:4

We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.  Romans 6:4, 1Corinthians 15:20, Hebrews 13:20

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth.  To hem who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood...  Revelation 1:5 

Christ's AscensionYou have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.  Psalm 16:11

When you ascended on high, you led captives in your train; you received gifts from men, even from the rebellious - that you, O Lord God, might dwell there.  Psalm 68:18

While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.  Luke 24:51

After he said this, he was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight.  Acts 1:9

Beyond all question, the mystery of godliness is great:  He appeared in  a body, was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels, was preached among the nations, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory.  1Timothy 3:16

Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God.  1Peter 1:21

Christ's ExaltationThe Lord says to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet."  The Lord will extend your mighty scepter from Zion; you will rule in the midst of your enemies.  Your troops will be willing on your day of battle.  Arrayed in holy majesty, from the womb of the dawn you will receive the dew of your youth.  The Lord has sworn and will not change his mind: "You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek."  The Lord is at our right hand; he will crush kings on the day of his wrath.  He will judge the nations, heaping up the dead and crushing the rulers of the whole earth.  He will drink from a brook beside the way; therefore he will lift up his head.  Psalm 110:1-7

The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone... Psalm 118:22

"God has raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of the fact.  Exalted to the right hand of God, he has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit and has poured out what you now see and hear."  Acts 2:32, Ephesians 1:20, Colossians 3:1, Hebrews 8:1, Hebrews 10:12

 "God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might give repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel."  Acts 5:31

But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God.  "Look," he said, "I see heaven open and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God."  Acts 7:55,56

Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.  Philippians 2:9-11

The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word.  After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of  the Majesty in heaven.  Hebrews 1:3

who has gone into heaven and is at God's right hand - with angels, authorities and powers in submission to him.  1Peter 3:22

"To him who overcomes, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I overcame and sat down wit  my Gather on his throne."   Revelation 3:21

Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them, singing:  "To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!"  Revelation 5:13

Christ's Second Coming:  He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever."  2Samuel 7:13

From Zion, perfect in beauty, God shines forth.  Our God comes and will not be silent; a fire devours before him, and around him a tempest rages.  He summons the heavens above, and the earth, that he may judge his people: "Gather to me my consecrated ones, who made a covenant with me by sacrifice."  Psalm 50:2-5

In love a throne will be established; in faithfulness a man will sit on it - one from the house of David - one who in judging seeks justice and speeds the cause of righteousness.  Isaiah 16:5

"And I, because of their actions and their imaginations, am about to come and gather all nations and tongues, and they will come and see my glory."  Isaiah 66:18 

"In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man, coming with the clouds of heaven.  He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into his presence.  He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all peoples, nations and men of every language worshiped him.  His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his kingdom is one that will never be destroyed."  Daniel 7:13,14 ; Isaiah 9:6,7 and Jeremiah 30:9 

Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy hill.  Let all who live in the land tremble, for the day of the Lord is coming.  It is close at hand - a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness.  Like dawn spreading across the mountains a large and mighty army comes, such as never was of old nor ever will be in ages to come.  Before them fire devours, behind  them a flame blazes...Before them the earth shakes, the sky trembles...The Lord thunders at the head of his army; his forces are beyond number, and mighty are those who obey his command.  The day of the Lord is great; It is dreadful. Who can endure it?  Joel 2:1-11 

"When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his throne in heavenly glory."  Matthew 25:31

Jesus said, "If anyone is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his Father's glory with the holy angels."  Mark 8:38 

Jesus said, "You also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him."  Luke 12:40

Jesus said, "And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am."  John 14:3

...he was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight.  They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white stood beside them.  "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."  Acts 1:9-11  and also 1Corinthians 1:8; Philippians 1:6; 1 Thessalonians 3:13; Titus 2:13

Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope.  We believe that Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.  According to the Lord's own word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left till the coming of the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep.  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. 1Thessalonians 4:13-17

for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.  1Thessalonians 5:2 

and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well.  This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing fire with his powerful angels.  2Thessalonians 1:7

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief.  The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything in it will be laid bare. 2Peter 3:10

I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a white horse, whose rider is called Faithful and True.  With justice he judges and makes war.  His eyes are like blazing fire, and on his head are many crowns.  He has a name written on him that no one know but himself.  He is dressed in a robe dipped in blood, and his name is the Word of God.  The armies of heaven were following him, riding on white horses and dressed in fine linen, white and clean.  Out of his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations.  "He will rule them with an iron scepter."  He treads the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God Almighty.  On his robe and on his thigh he has this name written:  KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.       And I saw an angel standing in the sun, who cried in a loud voice to all the birds flying in midair, "Come, gather together for the great supper of God, so that you may eat the flesh of kings, generals, and mighty men, of horses and their riders, and the flesh of all people, free and slave, small and great."        Then I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies gathered together to make war against the rider on his horse and his army.  But the beast was captured, and with him the false prophet who had performed the miraculous signs on his behalf.  With these signs he had deluded those who had received the mark of the beast and worshiped his image.  The two of them were thrown alive into the fiery lake of burning sulfur.  The rest of them were killed with the sword that came out of the mouth of the rider on the horses, and all the birds gorged themselves on their flesh.  Revelation 19:11-21 

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