By Jonathan Rose
This video is a part of the Spirit and Life Bible Study series, whose purpose is to look at the Bible, the whole Bible, and nothing but the Bible through a Swedenborgian lens.
Title: The Trumpet Shall Sound
Topic: Second Coming
Summary: Scripture says that the Last Judgment and the Second Coming will involve the sound of a trumpet. What can we learn from Scripture about the meaning of trumpets?
Use the reference links below to follow along in the Bible as you watch.
1 Corinthians 15:51
1 Thessalonians 4:15-17
Exodus 19:16, 19
Isaiah 27:13; 58:1
Jeremiah 4:1, 4-5, 13-14, 18
Joel 2:1, 12-15
1 Corinthians 14:1-9
Revelation 1:10, 12
1 Corinthians 15
Spirit and Life Bible Study broadcast from 10/23/2013. The complete series is available at: www.spiritandlifebiblestudy.com
After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.
And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time.
But by the gracegrace of God I am what I am: and his gracegrace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the gracegrace of God which was with me.
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.
For he hath put all thingsall things underunder his feet. But when he saith, all thingsall things are put underunder him, it is manifest that he is excepted, which did put all thingsall things underunder him.
Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead?
Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.
As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly.
And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly.
Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,
In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.
So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is writtenwritten, Death is swallowed up in victory.
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.