Various things and their relation to the Lord’s coming
We have what we need to use until the Lord’s coming.
1 Corinthians 1:7 so that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:
We judge nothing before the time, for the Lord is coming.
1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.
We partake communion with an eye to the Lord’s coming – “till he come.”
1 Corinthians 11:26 For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord’s death till he come.
We have prospect of joy at the Lord’s coming.
1 Thessalonians 2:19 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?
We are to get along, love one another, looking for the Lord’s coming.
1 Thessalonians 3:12-13 And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you: to the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.
The dead will be raised at the Lord’s coming.
1 Thessalonians 4:15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.
We have confidence because of the Lord’s coming.
2 Thessalonians 2:1 Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him,
We are to preach the word in view of the Lord’s coming.
2 Timothy 4:1-2 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
We should assemble together in anticipation of the Lord’s coming.
Hebrews 10:25 not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
We exercise patience in light of the Lord’s coming.
James 5:8 Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.