65 Best Bible Verses About the Second Coming of Christ

Bible Verses about the Second Coming of Christ

There are lots of Bible verses about the second coming of Jesus Christ. Below are prophecies sorted by the signs of the second coming of Jesus, when Jesus will return, the way in which Jesus returns, as well as what Christ will do upon His return. They will help you better understand the second coming of Christ and bring you new light so that you can welcome the second coming of Jesus Christ sooner.

1. Signs of the Second Coming of Jesus

A. Spiritual Famine

“‘And I also have given you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and want of bread in all your places: yet have you not returned to me,’ said Jehovah. ‘And also I have withheld the rain from you, when there were yet three months+ to the harvest: and I caused it to rain on one city, and caused it not to rain on another city: one piece was rained on, and the piece whereupon it rained not withered. So two or three cities wandered to one city, to drink water; but they were not satisfied: yet have you not returned to Me,’ said Jehovah” (Amos 4:6–8).

“‘Behold, the days come,’ said the Lord Jehovah, ‘that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of Jehovah’” (Amos 8:11).

And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold” (Matthew 24:12).

B. The Appearance of the War, Famine, and Earthquakes

And you shall hear of wars and rumors of wars: see that you be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. All these are the beginning of sorrows” (Matthew 24:6–8).

C. The Restoration of Israel

Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near: So likewise you, when you shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors” (Matthew 24:32–33).

“And he spoke to them a parable; Behold the fig tree, and all the trees; When they now shoot forth, you see and know of your own selves that summer is now near at hand. So likewise you, when you see these things come to pass, know you that the kingdom of God is near at hand. Truly I say to you, This generation shall not pass away, till all be fulfilled. Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away” (Luke 21:29–33).

D. Visions Appeared in the Stars

Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken” (Matthew 24:29).

And also on the servants and on the handmaids in those days will I pour out My spirit. And I will show wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke. The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of Jehovah come” (Joel 2:29–31).

And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, see, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood” (Revelation 6:12).

E. The Gospel Spreads to the Ends of the Earth

And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness to all nations; and then shall the end come” (Matthew 24:14).

F. The Appearance of False Christs and Antichrists

“And Jesus answered and said to them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in My name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many” (Matthew 24:4–5).

Then if any man shall say to you, See, here is Christ, or there; believe it not. For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; so that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect. Behold, I have told you before” (Matthew 24:23–26).

But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming; And shall begin to smite his fellow servants, and to eat and drink with the drunken” (Matthew 24:48–49).

“For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist” (2 John 1:7).

“And every spirit that confesses not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof you have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world” (1 John 4:3).

2. When Jesus Will Return

Be you therefore ready also: for the Son of man comes at an hour when you think not” (Luke 12:40).

But of that day and that hour knows no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. Take you heed, watch and pray: for you know not when the time is” (Mark 13:32–33).

Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man comes” (Matthew 25:13).

And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom comes; go you out to meet Him” (Matthew 25:6).

3. The Way in Which Jesus Christ Returns

Remember therefore how you have received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore you shall not watch, I will come on you as a thief, and you shall not know what hour I will come on you” (Revelation 3:3).

Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watches, and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame” (Revelation 16:15).

For as the lightning, that lightens out of the one part under heaven, shines to the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day. But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation” (Luke 17:24–25).

And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory” (Matthew 24:30).

Jesus said to him, You have said: nevertheless I say to you, Hereafter shall you see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven” (Matthew 26:64).

And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory” (Mark 13:26).

Behold, he comes 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” (Revelation 1:7).

4. What Work Jesus Will Do Upon His Return

And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the Jehovah’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow to it. And many people shall go and say, Come you, and let us go up to the mountain of Jehovah, to the house of the God of Jacob; and He will teach us of His ways, and we will walk in His paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of Jehovah from Jerusalem. And He shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more” (Isaiah 2:2–4).

I have yet many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. However, when He, the Spirit of truth, is come, He will guide you into all truth: for He shall not speak of Himself; but whatever He shall hear, that shall He speak: and He will show you things to come” (John 16:12–13).

And if any man hear My words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. He that rejects Me, and receives not My words, has one that judges him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day” (John 12:47–48).

For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God” (1 Peter 4:17).

When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly” (Psalm 75:2).

For the Father judges no man, but has committed all judgment to the Son” (John 5:22).

And has given Him authority to execute judgment also, because He is the Son of man” (John 5:27).

“O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for you shall judge the people righteously, and govern the nations on earth. Selah” (Psalm 67:4).

“With my soul have I desired You in the night; yes, with my spirit within me will I seek You early: for when Your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness” (Isaiah 26:9).

“Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to Him; for the hour of His judgment is come: and worship Him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters” (Revelation 14:7).

And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works” (Revelation 20:12).

And the nations were angry, and Your wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that You should give reward to Your servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear Your name, small and great; and should destroy them which destroy the earth” (Revelation 11:18).

5. Waiting for Christ’s Second Coming

And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom comes; go you out to meet him” (Matthew 25:6).

Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man comes” (Matthew 25:13).

My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me” (John 10:27).

He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit said to the churches” (Revelation 2:29).

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with Me” (Revelation 3:20).

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