The King is Coming: He Is Our Warrior King
The Lord is a warrior; the Lord is his name. Exodus 15:3
During the Great Tribulation
- Our warrior king will be celebrated with worship by the faithful because of his just and true judgments on the wicked and the world. Revelation 15:1-8; 16:5-7
- Our warrior king will exact judgment on the wicked by sending plagues on the earth and doing battle with all the forces of evil. Revelation 16:1-4,8-14,16-21
- Our warrior king will pour out his wrath on the world and the wicked who will curse him and refuse to repent of their evil deeds. Revelation 16:9,11,21
- Our warrior king will bless the righteous who are alert and spiritually prepared for his return. Revelation 16:15
How will you respond?
- You can choose to praise God because His judgments of the wicked are righteous and true.
- You can choose to have hope because God will ultimately defeat Satan and all the enemies of his righteous people.
- You can choose to be spiritually prepared knowing Christ could come back today.
- You can choose to prayerfully share the gospel with those who are living in rebellion against God.
Application: What are you doing to prepare yourself spiritually for the any moment return of the Lord? How does God’s promised victory over Satan, the forces of evil and the wicked impact the way you live? How hopeful are you about the future? How does it help you to think of Christ as your warrior king?