Here are Bible passages that confirm the fact that the Day of the Lord’s vengeance and wrath is some time before His glorious Return. His people, righteous Israel, every faithful Christian who believes in God and keeps His Commandments, will live there in prosperity and peace. Ezekiel 34:11-31, Ezekiel 39:25-29, Isaiah 35:1-10, Amos 9:13-15
Isaiah 66:15-24 …the Lord coming in fire [not on a cloud, in His glory, at this time],
…bringing retribution in anger.
The Lord will judge with fire and sword and test all mankind. All those unclean and wicked will die.
I will gather peoples of every tongue- they: [all Christians] will see My glory. 2 Thessalonians 1:10….revealed to His own.
I shall put a sign on [some of] those survivors and will send them to declare My glory to all the nations.
[before the Return –these are the 144,000, Rev 7 & 14, Isaiah 66:19
From all the world,
your fellow peoples will come, on every conveyance, like offerings to the Lord. Some will become My
priests. Revelation 5:10
His Christian people
will rebuild the Temple and serve in it. 1 Peter 2:9, Rev. 11:1-2]
As the New heavens and New earth that I am making will endure, so will your posterity endure. This will happen at the end of the Millennium, Revelation 21:1-7
All mankind will come to bow before Me. They will see what happened to those who rebelled against Me. This will happen during the Millennium. Zechariah 14:16
Jeremiah 30:3 …both Israel and Judah will return to the Land. A remnant; only as faithful Christians. But, first the Land is cleared and cleansed:
Jeremiah 30:4-11 The Lord says to Israel and Judah, “How awful is that Day, a cry of terror, anguish for Jacob. [His people, their faith tested.. Psalms 30:4-5, Eze 21:7
On that Day, I will save My people. [the terrible Day of the Lord/the sixth seal, coronal mass ejection from the sun. Isaiah 30:26, Isaiah 32:15-20
Do not despair, [faithful] Israel, I will bring you back safely from afar. Isaiah 51:3
Deuteronomy 32:41-43 I will sharpen My flashing sword and take vengeance on those who hate Me. Rejoice, you heavens, He will avenge His people and cleanse their Land. Ref: REB some verses abridged.
There is a wonderful logic in the promise that those people who love the Lord will live in the Promised Land and all those prophecies to His holy people will be fulfilled. They will settle there and be “a light to all nations” as God originally intended.
Isaiah 60:3…. over you, His glory will appear and nations will travel to your light.
Very soon, there will be worldwide, dramatic events, especially in the Middle East, which will completely change the area. The Lord’s faithful people will go to live in all of the holy Land.
When the Lord Jesus returns, He will save those people from the attacking armies of the Anti Christ. The sudden and complete destruction of those armies as described in
Rev. 19:17-21, does not match the 6th Seal– Rev 6:12-17, or the many other verses describing the Lord’s Day of wrath and vengeance. Amos 5:18-20, Joel 2:11
Then those Gentile people who have refused the “mark of the beast” will join them, Matthew 24:31, and live in the Land, Isaiah 56:8, under King Jesus, for 1000 years.