Sweet Sunday Sermon – The Day of the Lord

Submitted by Dr. GP

Many of the Old Testament prophets make reference to this momentous period of time. Some use the terms “the day” or “the great day” or “that day”, but all by this expression strongly relate to God’s rule of the earth and therefore to His sovereign purpose for world history and specific events within that history.

The Day of the Lord refers to God’s special interventions into the course of world events to judge His enemies, accomplish His purpose for history, and thereby demonstrate that He is the sovereign God of the universe. Diligent perusal of the pages of the Promises of God reveal that references to the Day of the Lord occur seventy-five times in the Old Testament. This phrase became such an understandable subject of the Old Testament that by the time of Zechariah, one of the last of the prophets, he could use the term “in that day” and it was understood that he meant the Day of the Lord.

This phrase had definite connotations and was the great theme of the writings of the Old Testament prophets, who related it to the future kingdom promised in the Old Testament, and connected it with the coming of Christ as it relates to the setting up of this kingdom. The expression “the day of the Lord” clearly has an end-time (eschatological) meaning.

Full ArticleThe Day of Our Lord

16 comments

  • Time and days

    In my humble opinion the day of the coming of the Lord started with the creation
    Several scriptures in the bible states a thousand years is likened to one day in God’s eyes
    Jesus also place an asterisk next to the Sabbath declaring the Sabbath was not made for man but man for the Sabbath
    Only God the creator knows the exact day and time of the begining and ending of his creation
    The Sabbath as we know it was indoctrinated by the religious leaders of that time by their choosing
    God in his infinite wisdom did not name the days of any week but left that decision to individuals to choose what day pleases them to worship God

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  • the topic does not mention the sabbath at all
    the sabbath was an institution in the dispensation of law for the Jews
    the topic addresses
    1- the Lord’s day or the first day of the week
    2 – the day of Christ
    3 – the day of the Lord
    (n)ever learning and never coming to the knowledge of the truth

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  • Yes the article did make mention of the Sabbath
    Wherby in some areas the writer tried to explain or point out the difference between the day of the Lord and the Lords day through scriptural interpretations
    Maybe u should read the article in its entirity

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  • @GP
    what is the Biblically consistent response to the question: “What does one do when God does not seem to answer prayer?”

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  • Here is an excerpt from the article that deals with the Sabbath

    There are people who wrongly associate the expression “the Lord’s
    day” with Sunday or even with the Sabbath. Nowhere in the Bible
    is Sunday described as “the day of the Lord,” but always as “the
    first day of the week.” (cf. Matthew 28:1; Mark 16:2; Luke 24:1;
    John 20:1, 19; Acts 20:7; 1 Corinthians 16:2). “We must
    recognize there is a great deal of difference between the day of
    the Lord and the Lord’s day. Sunday is the Lord’s day, for it
    was the day when our Lord arose from the grave

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  • @ Ping PongDecember 22, 2019 4:21 PM

    @GP
    what is the Biblically consistent response to the question: “What does one do when God does not seem to answer prayer?”

    YOU HAVE ASKED ONE OF THE HARDEST QUESTIONS EVER.
    ALL ONE CAN DO IS KEEP ON PRAYING SIR.

    BUT I KNOW EXACTLY WHAT YOU MEAN—ALL PEOPLE WHO SEEK GOD’S FACE HAVE THAT PROBLEM

    ONE OF MY SCHOOL TEACHERS AT HC – A PRIEST- USED TO SAY THAT GOD ANSWERS PRAYER BY SAYING EITHER YES, NO OR WAIT!

    I CAN NOT POSIT A BIBLICALLY CONSISTENT RESPONSE.

    ONE SCRIPTURE SAYS, THAT GOD DOES NOT ANSWER BECAUSE WE ASK AMISS OR FOR THE WRONG THINGS.

    IT MIGHT BE COOL TO SEE IF ONE CAN FIND A BETTER ANSWER IN A TOPICAL TEXT THAT EXAMINES ALL OF THE BIBLE TEXTS ON THE QUESTION OF UNANSWERED PRAYER

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  • If God does not answer or respond to pray
    Why did Jesus prayed in the garden before his crucifixion and why is the Lords pray given as an example as to how should pray

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  • Vincent Codrington

    A prayer is a request the answer to which is yes or no. So in a manner of speaking they are always answered. Some of us in our ignorance believe the response must always be positive.God ,our heavenly Father, always knows best what we need.

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  • @ Mariposa December 22, 2019 4:39 PM
    “Sunday is the Lord’s day, for it was the day when our Lord arose from the grave”
    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    And what is that telling you, black woman?

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  • ACTUALLY, THERE ARE EPISODES IN THE BIBLE WHEN THE ANSWER WAS INDEED IN SOME CASES WAIT
    c;f Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

    The bible records many cases where men had to wait for their prayers to be answered….think of Joseph, Abrham, Isaac Hannah, Anna etc

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  • Sunday is tge Lords day aint telling me nothing
    IMHO everyday is the Lords day which started with God’s creation

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  • @GP
    Thanks.

    @Vincent who wrote “A prayer is a request the answer to which is yes or no”
    Consider the prayer in which direction is sought as in “Given the specific situation, Lord what am I to do?” I try to rely on Philippians 4.

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  • PING PONG

    NEED YOU CANT GO WRONG WITH Philippians 4:6-8 THAT WE LEARNED AT PRIMARY SCHOOL IN THE 50’S
    MAKES SO MUCH SENSE NOW

    6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

    7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

    8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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  • @ Dr GP

    Good morning Dr. GP

    I went elsewhere and bid you tidings but, knowing you to be in this digital venue, came here specifically to bring my words to you.

    de ole man prays you joy and superlative peace to you and your wife and family

    at this time we, and other Christians, celebrate the Birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ

    I dont do the commercial thing, and am sure you don’t either, but that you see the Birth of The Son of God through eyes of gratitude for his gift of being born to die

    Such Death gives us who take the offer, Eternal Access to God The Father.

    May His Eternal Joy enter and remain in your world forever

    And to all others here, I bid His Joy to your souls too. Bless you all!

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  • @ Mariposa December 22, 2019 10:36 PM
    “Sunday is tge Lords day aint telling me nothing
    IMHO everyday is the Lords day which started with God’s creation..”
    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    No wonder other races think of you lot as apish as monkeys.

    As a make-believe Christian your Lord’s day is the day of the week appointed by Constantine on which to pay your Pagan rites and tithes to the tax collecting outlet.

    You are just regurgitating bullshit read from some Jewish fairy tale which Uncle Remus would enjoy putting into song.

    Aren’t Chinese and Indians also products of “God’s creation”?

    Which Solar day of the manmade week do Chinese consider to be their “Lords’ day” 星期日 ??

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  • good day PIECE

    all the very best to you and yours for the holidays and 2020

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