that then Jehovah thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the peoples, whither Jehovah thy God hath scattered thee.
I will ransom them from the power of Sheol; I will redeem them from death: O death, where are thy plagues? O Sheol, where is thy destruction? repentance shall be hid from mine eyes.
And when he had said these things, as they were looking, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.
And while they were looking stedfastly into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel;
who also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye looking into heaven? this Jesus, who was received up from you into heaven shall so come in like manner as ye beheld him going into heaven.
whom God raised up, having loosed the pangs of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.
inasmuch as he hath appointed a day in which he will judge the world in righteousness by the man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Much more then, being now justified by his blood, shall we be saved from the wrath (of God) through him.
because for the work of Christ he came nigh unto death, hazarding his life to supply that which was lacking in your service toward me.
For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of glorying? Are not even ye, before our Lord Jesus at his coming?
For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven, with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first;
For God appointed us not into wrath, but unto the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
looking for and earnestly desiring the coming of the day of God, by reason of which the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat?