10 Key Events in Bible Prophecy

1. The Rapture of the Church

         Revelation 4:1; John 14:1-3; Acts 1:9-11; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17;

         1 Corinthians 15:50-53; 1 Thessalonians 5:4, 9-10; Romans 5:9; Colossians 3:6;

         1 Thessalonians 1:10; Revelation 3:10; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-9

7 Differences Between the Rapture and the Second Coming:

Rapture                                                                           Second Coming

1. Comes for His own                                                      Comes with His own

2. Church taken to Heaven                                            Sets up Kingdom on Earth

3. Could happen any moment                                     Can’t occur for at least 7 years

4. Before the “day of wrath”                                         Immediately after the tribulation

5. No mention of Satan                                                  Satan bound for 1,000 years

6. Precedes Marriage of the Lamb                               His bride descends with Him

7. Only His own see Him                                                Every eye shall see Him

2. The Judgment Seat of Christ

This will be a judgment of rewards only, not of punishment.

         Romans 5:1, 9; Titus 3:7; Hebrews 10:17; Micah 7:19; Jeremiah 31:34;

         1 Corinthians 3:9-15; 2 Corinthians 5:10; Daniel 12:1-3;

         Revelation 19:6-9; 20:4-6; 21:27

3. The Marriage Supper of the Lamb

         Revelation 19:6-9

4. The 7-Year Tribulation Period

         Daniel’s 70-Week Prophecy:

         Leviticus 25:1-4; 2 Chronicles 36:14-21; Daniel 9:1-2, 24; Jeremiah 29:10;

         Daniel 9:25-26; Luke 19:41-44; Luke 19:28-38; Psalm 118:26; Zechariah 9:9

5. The Second Coming of Christ

        Revelation 19:11-16; 17-21; Revelation 16:12-14 ; 2 Thessalonians 2:8-11; Revelation 14:19-20

6. The Judgment of Nations

         Matthew 25:31-40, 45-46

7. The Millennial Kingdom

         Revelation 20:6; Isaiah 11:6-9

8. The Final Revolt of Satan

         Revelation 20:2-3, 7-10

9. The Great White Throne Judgment

         Revelation 20:11-15 ; Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14

10. The Creation of the New Heaven and New Earth

             Revelation 21:1-2, 12-27

The Bible says in 2 Timothy 3:1, “… in the last days, Perilous Times Shall Come.”