Thses verses teach that Jesus Christ will return to the earth to set up a kingdom that will never end. Click here for verses that specifically refer to him literally returning to the earth
Acts 1:11 … Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.
Rev 22:12 I come quickly…my reward is with me…to give to every man as his work shall be
Luke 18:8 When the son on man cometh…shall he find faith in the earth?
Luke 12:40 The son of man cometh at an hour ye think not,,
Matthew 25:1 … virgins…midnight…Behold, the bridegroom cometh 13… Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh…19 After a long time the lord of those servants cometh, and reckoneth with them….31 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: 32 And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats…
Matthew 24:27 …For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 28 For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together… Noe … so shall also the coming of the Son of man be
Matthew 16:27 For the son of man shall come in the glory…
1 Chronicles 17:11 … shall build me an house, and I will stablish his throne for ever…and his throne shall be established for evermore.
Daniel 7:13 … one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven…14 And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him: his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed.
Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD… smite the earth with a curse.
Matthew 16:27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels…
Matthew 26:64 … Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.
Mark 8:38 … him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
Mark 13:26 And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory 32 …But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. 33 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is. … what I say unto you I say unto all, Watch.
Luke 9:26 For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father’s, and of the holy angels.
Luke 12:37 … Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching…
Luke 12:46 The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him, and at an hour when he is not aware…
Luke 17:20 …when the kingdom of God should come…Noe…Sodom…30 Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed.
Luke 21: 27 And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory… fig tree…
Acts 3:20 And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you: 21 Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution…
1 Corinthians 11:26 For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord’s death till he come.
Ephesians 1:10 he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:
1 Thessalonians 1:10 And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead…
1 Thessalonians 5:2 … the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night… Peace and safety…sudden destruction
1 Thessalonians 5:23 …I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Thessalonians 1:7 … when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels…flaming fire… vengeance …know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
2 Thessalonians 2:1 Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him,
1 Timothy 6:14 That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:
2 Timothy 4:1 …Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;…8 Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Titus 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
Hebrews 9:28 … them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.
Hebrews 10:37 For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry.
James 5:8 Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
1 Peter 1:7 … be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
2 Peter 3:4 And saying, Where is the promise of his coming?…10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night…we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.
Revelation 22:12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.
Revelation 19:11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. 12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. 13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God. 14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. 15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. 16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.