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the Day of the Lord
the character of the "day of the Lord?"
"The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hasteth
greatly, even the voice of the day of the LORD: the mighty man shall cry
there bitterly. That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and
distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and
gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness." Zephaniah 1:14,15.
which of the seven seals does this time of wrath begin?
"And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo,
there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of
hair, and the moon became as blood." Revelation 6:12.
"For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to
stand?" Revelation 6:17.
were to appear in the heavens under this seal?
"And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there
was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and
the moon became as blood; And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth,
even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a
mighty wind." Revelation 6:12,13.
events were these signs to precede?
"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: 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 24:29,30.
which of the seven seals will the Lord come to earth?
"And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was
silence in heaven about the space of half an hour." Revelation 8:1.
How is the
wrath of the day of the Lord to be manifested?
"And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvellous, seven
angels having the seven last plagues; for in them is filled up the
wrath of God." Revelation 15:1.
most of these plagues to be poured out before the Lord comes?
"And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great
river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the
kings of the east might be prepared. And I saw three unclean spirits like
frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the
beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. For they are the spirits
of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth
and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of
God Almighty. Behold, I come as a thief.
Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked,
and they see his shame." Revelation 16:12-15.
event will take place at His coming?
"For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout,
with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead
in Christ shall rise first." 1 Thessalonians 4:16.
after the righteous will the wicked be raised to life?
"And they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. But the
rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were
finished. This is the first resurrection." Rev. 20:4, 5 .
wicked come up again on the earth, what will they be incited to do?
"And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed
out of his prison. And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in
the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together
to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea."
then take place?
"And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the
camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from
God out of heaven, and devoured them." Revelation 20:9.
this lake of fire called?
"But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and
murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars,
shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone:
which is the second death." Revelation 21:8.
are the present heavens and earth reserved?
"But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word
are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and
perdition of ungodly men." 2 Peter 3:7.
the day of the Lord reach to, and include, the burning of the earth?
"But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in
the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the
elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works
that are therein shall be burned up." 2 Peter 3:10.