Colossians Chapter 3

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

Christ instructing His disciples that in my Father's house He will prepare you a place. He promises that He is coming again and "shall receive you to myself". This includes our resurrection and translation. In the links I have included O.T.heavenly saints

Colossians 3:4

When Christ is manifested, then we shall be manifested with him.

Genesis 5:23,24

Translation of O.T. and N.T. saints.

Daniel 12:2

Resurrection of O.T. saints.

John 14:1-3 (P)

Romans 8:11,17,23

1 Corinthians 15:51-56

Resurrection and change of those alive that preceeds translation.

Philippians 1:10

Christ's day, our destination to be with Him.

Philippians 3:21

Our bodies of humiliation transformed into conformity to his body of glory.

1 Thessalonians 2:19

The Lord Jesus at his coming. Could refer to his public appearing or his private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The key scripture reinforcing these links.

2 Thessalonians 2:1

Hebrews 10:25

Hebrews 11:10,16

The O.T. saints seek a heavenly city.

Hebrews 12:22-26

What we have come to, our heavenly destination.

1 Peter 5:4

When the chief shepherd is manifested we shall receive the unfading crown of glory.

2 Peter 2:9

The Lord knows how to keep the godly out of trial.

1 John 3:2

When he in manifested we shall be like him.

Revelation 3:10

I will keep thee out of the hour of trial which is about to come upon the whole habitable earth.

Revelation 11:11,12

Two olive trees ( possibly Moses and Elijah or prophets like them),translated to heaven.

Revelation 21:1-27

The heavenly city.

JND v2, pp294

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp212

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp251

JND Collected writings.

JBS v2, pp470,471

When Christ is manifested then we shall also be manifested with Him in glory. See most references in John 14:1-3.

Colossians 3:4 (P)

Could also look foward to the saints with Christ at his public appearing. See Isaiah 2:12.

Isaiah 2:12

John 14:1-3

JND v2, pp295,296

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp164

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp155,156

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp214

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp236

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp251

JND Collected writings.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Also involving Christ's appearing. See further references in Joel 2:1,2.

Colossians 3:4

Could also be related to being with Christ after the rapture.

Psalms 2:1-9

Psalms 11:6

Psalms 82:8

Isaiah 2:12 (P,M)

Isaiah 11:4,11

Isaiah 13:6-10

Isaiah 24:21-23

Isaiah 30:30-33

Isaiah 34:3-8

Isaiah 63:1-6

Isaiah 66:15,16

Jeremiah 25:15,30-33

Ezekiel 13:5

Ezekiel 20:33

Ezekiel 30:3

Daniel 2:35,44,45

Daniel 7:10-12

Daniel 8:26

Daniel 9:26

Daniel 9:27

Daniel 11:36-39

Daniel 12:1

Joel 1:15

Joel 2:1,2

See further references as to the trumpet, darkness ect.

Joel 2:11,31

Joel 2:12

See footnote "i" JND bible

Joel 3:2,3,9-17

Amos 5:18,20

Obadiah 1:15

Micah 4:11-13

Zephaniah 1:7,14-18

Zephaniah 2:11

Zephaniah 2:2

Zephaniah 3:8

Haggai 2:6-8,20,21

Zechariah 12:1-4

Zechariah 14:1-5

Malachi 4:1-6

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 24:21

Matthew 24:27,30

Matthew 24:37-39

Matthew 26:64

Mark 13:19,26

Luke 21:27

Acts 1:11

Acts 2:20

1 Thessalonians 1:10

1 Thessalonians 2:19

Could be his public appearing or private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4,9,23

2 Thessalonians 1:7-10

2 Thessalonians 2:2,4,8

1 Timothy 6:14

2 Timothy 4:1,8

Titus 2:13

Hebrews 9:27,28

James 5:7,8

1 Peter 1:7,13

1 Peter 2:12

1 Peter 4:13

2 Peter 2:9

2 Peter 3:10

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 1:7

Revelation 3:10

Revelation 11:2,3

Revelation 13:4,5,13-15

Revelation 14:10-20

Revelation 16:13-16

Revelation 19:11-20

Revelation 20:11,13,15

When the chief shepherd is manifested. See links also of the good shepherd and great shepherd in John 11:12 and Heb 13:20, and the judgment seat of Christ in Rom 14:10,11 and Col 3:4.

Colossians 3:4

John 10:11

The good shepherd.

Romans 14:10,11

Hebrews 13:20

Great shepherd of the sheep.

1 Peter 5:4

1 John 2:28

A hint of the judgment seat of Christ.