The Future

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Ecclesiastes 8:7

For he has absolutely no knowledge what will happen, since who can declare to him when it will come about?

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Predicting The Future

Isaiah 41:23

Tell us what the future holds, so we may know that you are gods! Yes, do something good or something bad, so we may hear and gaze at it together.'"

Revelation Of The Future

Daniel 2:29

"While you were in bed, the dream and the visions that came to your head were as follows: Your majesty, when you were in bed, thoughts came to your mind about what would happen in the future, and the Revealer of Secrets has made known to you what will take place.

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Jeremiah 31:17

There is hope for your future," declares the LORD. "Your children will return to their own territory."

Psalm 78:6

in order that the next generation children yet to be born will know them and in turn teach them to their children.

Acts 16:16

Once, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave girl who had a spirit of fortune-telling and who had brought her owners a great deal of money by predicting the future.

Psalm 37:37

Observe the blameless! Take note of the upright! Indeed, the future of that man is peace.

Psalm 16:5

The LORD is my inheritance and my cup; you support my lot.

Proverbs 24:14

Keep in mind that wisdom is like that for your soul; if you find it, there will be a future for you, and what you hope for won't be cut short.

Isaiah 45:11

This is what the Lord says, the Creator of the signs: "Question me about my children, or give me orders about the work of my hands.

Haggai 2:9

"The glory of this present house will be greater than was the former," declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. "And in this place I will grant peace," declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies."

Proverbs 24:20

For the wicked man has no future; the lamp of the wicked will be extinguished.

Psalm 102:18

Write this for the next generation, that a people yet to be created will praise the LORD.

Isaiah 41:23

Tell us what the future holds, so we may know that you are gods! Yes, do something good or something bad, so we may hear and gaze at it together.'"

Ecclesiastes 3:15

That which was, now is; and that which will be, already is; and God examines what has already taken place.

Isaiah 41:22

Let them approach and ask us, "What will happen? As to the former things, what were they? Tell us, so that we may consider them and know. Or the latter things or the things to come let us hear.

Luke 18:30

who will not receive many times as much in this world, as well as eternal life in the age to come."

Deuteronomy 6:20

"When your son asks you in the future, "What is the meaning of the instructions, decrees, and ordinances that the LORD our God commanded you?'

1 Corinthians 3:22

whether Paul, Apollos, Cephas, the world, life, death, the present, or the future everything belongs to you,

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1 John 2:28

Even now, little children, abide in him. Then, when he appears, we will have confidence and will not turn away from him in shame when he comes.

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the future » Greek, hades hebrew, sheol » Future

Malachi 4:1

"The coming day is certainly going to burn like a furnace. All the arrogant and all who practice evil will be stubble the coming day will set them on fire," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.

the future » No more » Saints glorified

Revelation 7:9

After these things, I looked, and there was a crowd so large that no one was able to count it! They were from every nation, tribe, people, and language. They were standing in front of the throne and the lamb and were wearing white robes, with palm branches in their hands.

Luke 9:30-31

Suddenly, two men were talking with him. They were Moses and Elijah. They had a glorified appearance, and were discussing Jesus' departure that he would shortly bring about in Jerusalem.

the future » No more » Death will be vanquished » the seven No mores

Hosea 13:14

"From the power of Sheol I will rescue them, from death I will redeem them. Death, where are your plagues? Sheol, where is your destruction? My eyes will remain closed to your pleas for compassion.

Isaiah 25:8

he has swallowed up death forever! Then the Lord GOD will wipe away the tears from all faces, and he will take away the disgrace of his people from the entire earth." for the LORD has spoken.

the future » The judge, at the great day » Christ as judge

2 Timothy 4:1

In the presence of God and the Messiah Jesus, who is going to judge those who are living and those who are dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I solemnly appeal to you

the future » The last judgment » General references to

Jude 1:14-15

Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied about these people when he said, "Look! The Lord has come with countless thousands of his holy ones. 15He will judge all people and convict everyone of all the ungodly things that they have done in such an ungodly way, including all the harsh things that these ungodly sinners have said about him."

1 John 4:17

This is how love has been perfected among us: we will have confidence on the day of judgment because, during our time in this world, we are just like him.

Revelation 20:12

I saw the dead, both unimportant and important, standing in front of the throne, and books were open. Another book was opened the Book of Life. The dead were judged according to their actions, as recorded in the books.

the future » The judge, at the great day » God as

Revelation 20:12

I saw the dead, both unimportant and important, standing in front of the throne, and books were open. Another book was opened the Book of Life. The dead were judged according to their actions, as recorded in the books.

Revelation 18:8

For this reason, her diseases that result in death, misery, and famine will come in a single day. She will be burned up in a fire, because powerful is the Lord God who judges her."

Genesis 18:25

Far be it from you to do such a thing to kill the righteous along with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike! The Judge of all the earth will do what is right, won't he?"

Psalm 58:11

A person will say, "Certainly, the righteous are rewarded; certainly there is a God who judges the earth." To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "Do Not Destroy," when Saul sent men to watch the house in order to kill him.

the future » Punishment » Future state of the wicked » Hell » Greek, gehenna), the place of punishment

James 3:6

The tongue is a fire, a world of evil. Placed among the parts of our bodies, the tongue contaminates the whole body and sets on fire the course of life, and is itself set on fire by hell.

the future » The inhabitants of heaven » A great host

Revelation 7:9

After these things, I looked, and there was a crowd so large that no one was able to count it! They were from every nation, tribe, people, and language. They were standing in front of the throne and the lamb and were wearing white robes, with palm branches in their hands.

Revelation 19:6

Then I heard what sounded like the voice of a large crowd, like the sound of raging waters, and like the sound of powerful thunderclaps, saying, "Hallelujah! The Lord our God, the Almighty, is reigning.

Revelation 5:11

Then I looked, and I heard the voices of many angels, the living creatures, and the elders surrounding the throne. They numbered 10,000's times 10,000 and thousands times thousands.

Hebrews 12:22

Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, to the heavenly Jerusalem, to tens of thousands of angels joyfully gathered together,

the future » No more » Joy in Christ's presence

the future » The inhabitants of heaven » Description of the saved

Revelation 3:4

But you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes. They will walk with me in white clothes because they are worthy.

Luke 13:29

People will come from east and west, and from north and south, and will eat in the kingdom of God.

the future » Punishment future state of the wicked » Compares the suffering of, to fire

Mark 9:43

So if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It's better for you to enter life injured than to have two hands and go to hell, to the fire that cannot be put out.

Matthew 13:41-42

The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather from his kingdom everything that causes others to sin and those who practice lawlessness and they will throw them into a blazing furnace. In that place there will be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

Mark 9:45

And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It's better for you to enter life crippled than to have two feet and be thrown into hell.

the future » The second coming of Christ » Time of unknown

Luke 12:40

So be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at a time when you don't expect him."

Revelation 3:3

So remember what you received and heard. Obey it, and repent. If you are not alert, I will come like a thief, and you won't know the time when I will come to you.

More verses: Matthew 24:27

the future » The second coming of Christ » Spoken of as near at hand

Revelation 22:20

The one who is testifying to these things says, "Yes, I am coming soon!" Amen! Come, Lord Jesus!

Revelation 22:7

"See! I am coming soon! How blessed is the person who keeps the words of the prophecy in this book!"

More verses: James 5:8

the future » The rewards of the faithful for spiritual service » For suffering endured

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and those who sat on them were given authority to judge. I also saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God. They had not worshipped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or hands. They came back to life and ruled with the Messiah for a thousand years.

Hebrews 11:26

He thought that being insulted for the sake of the Messiah was of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward.

More verses: Matthew 5:11-12

the future » For punishments, ancient modes of » Rest from the labour of life

Isaiah 57:2

Then he enters into peace, and they'll rest on his couches, each one living righteously.

Job 3:17

In that place, the wicked stop causing trouble, and there, those whose strength is exhausted are at rest.

More verses: Revelation 6:11

the future » The rewards of the faithful for spiritual service » Rest from the labour of life

Isaiah 57:2

Then he enters into peace, and they'll rest on his couches, each one living righteously.

Job 3:17

In that place, the wicked stop causing trouble, and there, those whose strength is exhausted are at rest.

More verses: Revelation 6:11

the future » No more » The glory will be endless

More verses: 2 Timothy 2:10

the future » The last judgment » Judgment according to privilege

Luke 12:48

But the servant who did things that deserved a beating without knowing it will receive a light beating. Much will be required from everyone to whom much has been given. But even more will be demanded from the one to whom much has been entrusted."

Mark 6:11

If any place will not welcome you and the people refuse to listen to you, when you leave, shake its dust off your feet as a testimony against them."

John 15:22

"If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have any sin. But now they have no excuse for their sin.

Matthew 11:22

Indeed I tell you, it will be more bearable for Tyre and Sidon on Judgment Day than for you!

More verses: John 9:41 Romans 2:12

the future » Punishment future state of the wicked » Other allusions to

Malachi 4:1

"The coming day is certainly going to burn like a furnace. All the arrogant and all who practice evil will be stubble the coming day will set them on fire," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing fork is in his hand. He will clean up his threshing floor and gather his grain into the barn, but he will burn the chaff with inextinguishable fire."

Acts 1:25

to serve in this office of apostle, from which Judas left to go to his own place."

More verses: 1 Thessalonians 5:3

the future » The second coming of Christ » Purpose of

Jude 1:14-15

Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied about these people when he said, "Look! The Lord has come with countless thousands of his holy ones. 15He will judge all people and convict everyone of all the ungodly things that they have done in such an ungodly way, including all the harsh things that these ungodly sinners have said about him."

2 Timothy 4:1

In the presence of God and the Messiah Jesus, who is going to judge those who are living and those who are dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I solemnly appeal to you

Matthew 25:31-32

"When the Son of Man comes in his glory and all the angels are with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. All the nations will be assembled in front of him, and he will cull them out, one from another, like a shepherd separates sheep from goats.

the future » The second coming of Christ » Foretold

Acts 1:11

They asked, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up toward heaven? This same Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you saw him go up into heaven."

Mark 14:62

Jesus said, "I AM, and "you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Power' and "coming with the clouds of heaven.'"

More verses: Matthew 26:64

the future » Rewards at, bestowed upon believers » Warnings to the wicked concerning

2 Thessalonians 1:7-8

and to give us who are afflicted relief when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels in blazing fire. He will take revenge on those who do not know God and on those who refuse to obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

Luke 21:26

People will faint from fear and apprehension because of the things that are to come on the inhabited world, because the powers of heaven will be shaken.

the future » Rewards at, bestowed upon believers » Glory with the king

the future » Punishment future state of the wicked » Other references of Christ to

John 5:28-29

Don't be amazed at this, because the time is approaching when everyone in their graves will hear the Son of Man's voice and will come out those who have done what is good to the resurrection that leads to life, and those who have practiced what is evil to the resurrection that ends in condemnation.

Matthew 24:51

Then his master will punish him severely and assign him a place with the hypocrites. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

the future » Punishment future state of the wicked » Words of Christ concerning

the future » Heavenly home the final dwelling place of the saints re 21; 22; joh 14 » Built by the hand of God

the future » Heavenly home the final dwelling place of the saints re 21; 22; joh 14 » The redeemed of all nations assembled

Revelation 7:9

After these things, I looked, and there was a crowd so large that no one was able to count it! They were from every nation, tribe, people, and language. They were standing in front of the throne and the lamb and were wearing white robes, with palm branches in their hands.

the future » The rewards of the faithful for spiritual service » The good of all nations

Romans 2:10

But there will be glory, honor, and peace for everyone who practices doing good, initially for Jews but also for Greeks as well,

1 Corinthians 3:8

The one who plants and the one who waters have the same goal, and each will receive a reward for his own action.

the future » The rewards of the faithful for spiritual service » All ranks and stations

Colossians 3:24

You know that it is from the Lord that you will receive the inheritance as a reward. It is the Lord Messiah whom you are serving!

the future » Spiritual crowns » The crown of glory

the future » The rewards of the faithful for spiritual service » The benevolent

John 4:36

The one who harvests is already receiving his wages and gathering a crop for eternal life, so that the one who sows and the one who harvests may rejoice together.

the future » Rewards at, bestowed upon believers » Likeness to the king

Philippians 3:20-21

Our citizenship, however, is in heaven, and it is from there that we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus, the Messiah. He will change our unassuming bodies and make them like his glorious body through the power that enables him to bring everything under his authority.

the future » Spiritual crowns » The incorruptible crown

the future » Heavenly home the final dwelling place of the saints re 21; 22; joh 14 » Obedience, the condition of entrance

the future » Spiritual crowns » Cast at jesus' feet

Revelation 4:10

the 24 elders bow down and worship in front of the one who sits on the throne, the one who lives forever and ever. They throw their victor's crowns in front of the throne and say,

the future » Spiritual crowns » To be guarded

the future » the seven No mores » No more » death

the future » the seven No mores » No more » Crying

the future » the seven No mores » No more » Sorrow

the future » the seven No mores » No more » Pain

the future » No more » No more sea

the future » No more » Curse

the future » No more » Night

the future » Spiritual crowns » The crown of righteousness

the future » The rewards of the faithful for spiritual service » The faithful stewards

Matthew 25:23

"His master told him, "Well done, good and trustworthy servant! Since you've been trustworthy with a small amount, I'll put you in charge of a large amount. Come and share your master's joy!'

the future » The rewards of the faithful for spiritual service » Humble servants

Matthew 10:42

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is a disciple will never lose his reward."

the future » Heavenly home the final dwelling place of the saints re 21; 22; joh 14 » The glorified Christ entered into

Acts 7:55-56

But Stephen, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked straight into heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. He said, "Look! I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!"

the future » Heavenly home the final dwelling place of the saints re 21; 22; joh 14 » A safe-deposit for treasures

Matthew 6:20

But keep on storing up treasures for yourselves in heaven, where moths and rust do not destroy and where thieves do not break in and steal,

the future » The rewards of the faithful for spiritual service » The soul-winners

the future » Rewards at, bestowed upon believers » The fadeless crown

the future » Greek, hades hebrew, sheol » Greek, tartarus, the place of punishment

the future » Spiritual crowns » The crown of life

the future » Heavenly home the final dwelling place of the saints re 21; 22; joh 14 » Contains a register of the saints

the future » Rewards at, bestowed upon believers » Honour from the king

Luke 12:37

How blessed are those servants whom the master finds watching for him when he comes! I tell all of you with certainty, he himself will put on an apron, make them sit down at the table, and go around and serve them.

the future » Rewards at, bestowed upon believers » The beatific vision

the future » Heavenly home the final dwelling place of the saints re 21; 22; joh 14 » Room for all believers

the future » Rewards at, bestowed upon believers » Fellowship with the king

seven Uncertainties » the future

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