An Acrostic

An Acrostic

An ACROSTIC in relation to the Lord’s coming and its far-reaching consequences.

For the Lord Himself shall descend from Heaven. (1 Thess. 4:16)

Our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with Him in glory. (Col. 3:4)

Occupy till I come. (Luke 19:13)

Direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ. (2 Thess. 3:5)

For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord’s death till He come. (1 Cor. 11:26)

Our conversation is in Heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ. (Phil. 3:20)

Rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when His glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. (1 Peter 4:13)

This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into Heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen Him go into Heaven. (Acts 1:11)

Hold fast till I come. (Rev. 2:25)

Every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as He is pure. (1 John 3:3)

For yet a little while, and He that shall come will come, and will not tarry. (Heb. 10:37)

Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ. (Titus 2:13)

Our gathering together unto Him. (2 Thess. 2:1)

Coming of the Lord is at Hand. (James 5:8 R.V.)

Keep this commandment without spot, unrebukable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ. (1 Tim. 6:14)

—Stewart Lavery, Belfast, Ireland