On the day/night of the coming of our Lord, Savior and King Jesus will commence the gathering of those alive and risen from the dead in Jesus Christ. Jesus says: “But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only” (Matthew 24:36).
“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” (Matthew 24:27).
“Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house: Neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes” (Matthew 24:17-18).
“Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left” (Matthew 24:40-41).
“For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be [GATHERED] together” (Matthew 24:28).
“And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in [JERUSALEM] shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call” (Joel 2:31-32).
“The LORD shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be one LORD, and his name one. And his feet shall stand in that day upon the [MOUNT OF OLIVES], which is before [JERUSALEM] on the east, and the Mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the [EAST] and toward the [WEST], and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the [NORTH], and half of it toward the [SOUTH]” (Zechariah 14:8–9, 4).
“And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the [FOUR WINDS], from one end of heaven to the other” (Matthew 24:31).
“NOW we beseech you, brethren, by the [COMING OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST], and by our [GATHERING TOGETHER UNTO HIM], That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand” (2 Thessalonians 2:1-2).
“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, then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord” (1 Thessalonians 4:16–17).
“Wherefore comfort one another with these words” (1 Thessalonians 4:18).