1The Parousia of I Thessalonians 4:16 - 1 (Based upon notes compiled by Brian Kocourek)
Scriptures - Section I
Parousia (Arrival & Subsequent Presence)

2Matthew 24:3.
And as He sat upon the Mount of Olives, the disciples came unto Him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be and what shall be the sign of Thy PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence,) and of the end of the world?

24:27.
For as the lightening cometh out of the East, and shineth even unto the West; so shall the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of the Son of man be.

24:37.
But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of the Son of man be.

24:39.
And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of the Son of man be.

3I Corinthians 15:23.
But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits: afterward they that are Christ's at His PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence.)

16:17.
I am glad of the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presense) of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus: for that which was lacking on your part they have supplied.

4II Corinthians 7:6.
Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast down, comforted us by the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of Titus.

7:7.
And not by His PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) only, but by the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward us; so that I rejoiced the more.

10:10.
For his letters, say they, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) is weak, and his speech contemptible.

5Philippians1:26.
That your rejoicing may be more abundant in Jesus Christ for me by my PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) to you again.

2:12.
Wherefore my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

6I Thessalonians 2:19.
For what is our hope, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the sight of our Lord Jesus Christ at His PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence?)

3:13.
To the end He may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints.

4:15.
For this we say unto you by the Word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of the Lord shall not prevent (hinder) them which are asleep.

5:23.
And the very God of Peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of our Lord Jesus Christ.

7II Thessalonians 2:1.
Now we beseech you, brethren, by the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto Him.

2:8.
And then shall that wicked one be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the Spirit of His mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of His PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence.)

2:9.
Even him, whose PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders.

8James 5:7.
Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of the Lord. Behold the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.

5:8
Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts; for the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of the Lord draweth nigh.
II Peter 1:16.
For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of His majesty.

3:4.
And saying, Where is the promise of His PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

3:12.
Looking for and hasting unto the PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence) of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat?

9I John 2:28.
And now, little children, abide in Him, that, when He shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before Him at His PAROUSIA (arrival and subsequent presence.)

10Epiphanaea (appearing, brightness, shining forth)
II Thessalonians 2:8.
And then shall that wicked one be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the Spirit of His mouth, and shall destroy with the EPIPHANAEA (appearing, brightness, shining forth) of His presence.

11I Timothy 6:14.
That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukable, until the EPIPHANAEA (appearing, brightness, shining forth) of our Lord Jesus Christ.
II Timothy 1:10.
But is now made manifest by the EPIPHANAEA (appearing, brightness, shining forth) of our Saviour Jesus Christ, Who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.

4:1.
I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, Who shall judge the quick and the dead at His EPIPHANAEA(appearing, brightness, shining forth) and His kingdom.

4:8
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 EPIPHANAEA (appearing, brightness, shining forth.)

12Titus 2:11.
For the grace of God that bringeth salvation has EPIPHANAEA (appeared, given light) to all men.

2:13.
Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious EPIPHANAEA (appearing, brightness, shining forth) of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ.

13Luke 1:79.
To give EPIPHANAEA (appear, give light) to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

14Acts 27:20.
And when neither sun nor stars in many days EPIPHANAEA (appear, give light) and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.

15Apokalupsis (revelation or reveal, unveil)
Luke 2:32.
A light to APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

16Romans 2:5.
But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) of the righteous judgment of God;

8:19.
For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) of the sons of God.

16:25.
Now to Him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began.

17I Corinthians 1:7.
So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) of our Lord Jesus Christ.

14:6.
Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil,) or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine?

14:26.
How is it then, brethren? When ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil,) hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.

18II Corinthians 12:1
It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) of the Lord.

12:7.
And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.

19Galatians 1:12.
For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) of Jesus Christ.

2:2.
And I went up by APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil,]and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to them which were of reputation, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain.

20Ephesians 1:17.
That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) in the knowledge of Him.

3:3.
How that by APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) He made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words,

21II Thessalonians. 1:7.
And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) from heaven with His mighty angels,

22I Peter 1:7.
That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honor and glory at the APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) of Jesus Christ:

1:13.
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) of Jesus Christ.

4:13.
But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings that, when His glory shall be APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil,) ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.

23Revelation 1:1.
The APOKALUPSIS (revelation or reveal, unveil) of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto Him, to shew unto His servants things which must shortly come to pass; and He sent and signified it by His angel unto His servant John:

24Phaneroo (manifested to reveal in one's true character)
Mark 4:22.
For there is nothing hid, which shall not be PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character;) neither was anything kept secret, but that it should come abroad.

16:12.
After that He PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) in another form unto two of them, as they walked, and went into the country.

16:14.
Afterward He PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen Him after He was risen.

25John 1:31.
And I knew Him not: but that He should be made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.

2:11.
This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) forth His Glory; and His disciples believed on Him.

3:21.
But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) that they are wrought in God.

7:4.
For there is no man that doeth anything in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou do these things PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) thyself to the world.

9:3.
Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents but that the works of God should be made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) in him.

17:6.
I have PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) Thy Name unto the men which Thou gavest Me out of the world: Thine they were, and Thou gavest them Me; and they have kept Thy Word.

21:1.
After these things Jesus PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) Himself again to the disciples at the Sea of Tiberias; and on this wise PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) He Himself.

21:14.
This is now the third time that Jesus PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) Himself to His disciples, after that He was risen from the dead.

26Romans 1:19.
Because that which may be known of God is PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) in them; for God hath PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) it unto them.

3:21.
But now the righteousness of God without the Law is PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character,) being witnessed by the Law and the prophets;

16:26.
But now is made PHANEROO(manifested to reveal in one's true character,) and by the Scripture of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith!

27I Corinthians. 4:5.
Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, Who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) the counsels of the heart: and then shall every man have praise of God.

28II Corinthians. 2:14.
Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and make PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) the Saviour of His knowledge by us in every place.

3:3.
For as much as ye are PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshly tables of the heart.

4:10.
Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus that the life also of Jesus might be made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) in our body.

5:10.
For we must all PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) before the judgment seat of Christ; that everyone may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

5:11.
Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men: but we are made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) unto God and I trust also are made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) in your consciences.

7:12.
Wherefore, though I wrote unto you, I did it not for his cause that had done the wrong, not for his cause that suffered wrong, but that our care for you in the sight of God might PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) unto you.

11:16.
But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge; but we have been thoroughly made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) among you in all things.

29Ephesians. 5:13.
But all things that are reproved are made PHANEROO[manifested to reveal in one's true character) by the light: for whatsoever doth make PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) is light.

30Colossians 1:26.
Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) to His saints.

3:4.
When Christ, Who is our life shall PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) then shall ye also PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) with Him in glory.

4:4.
That I may make it PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character,) as I ought to speak.

31I Timothy. 3:16.
And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) in the flesh, justified in the spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

32II Timothy. 1:10.
But is now made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, Who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel:

33Titus. 1:3.
But hath in due times PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) His Word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour;

34Hebrews 9:8.
The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) while as the first tabernacle was yet standing.

9:26.
For then must He often have suffered since the foundation of the world but now once in the end of the world hath He PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.

35I Peter. 1:20.
Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) in these last times for you.

5:24.
And when the chief shepherd shall PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character,) ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.

36I John. 1:2.
(for the life was PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character,) and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) unto us;)

2:19.
They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) that they were not all of us.

2:28.
And now, little children, abide in Him; that, when He shall PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character,) we shall be like Him; for we shall see Him as He is.

3:2.
Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) what we shall be: but we know that, when He shall PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character,) we shall be like Him; for we shall see Him as He is.

3:5.
And ye know that He was PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) to take away our sins; and in Him is no sin.

4:9.
In this was PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character) the love of God toward us, because that God sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through Him.

37Revelation 3:18.
I counsel thee to buy of Me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character;) and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

15:4.
Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify Thy Name For Thou art holy: for all nations shall come and worship before Thee; for Thy judgments are made PHANEROO (manifested to reveal in one's true character.)

38The following are Scriptures where God reveals Himself to His People:
Colossians 1:27.
To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

39I Samuel 3:7.
Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord, neither was the Word of the Lord yet revealed unto him.

3:10.
And the Lord came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel,
Samuel. Then Samuel answered, "Speak; for Thy Servant heareth."

3:11.
And the Lord said to Samuel, behold, I will do a thing in Israel, at which both the ears of every one that heareth shall tingle.

3:15.
And Samuel lay until the morning, and opened the doors of the house of the Lord. And Samuel feared to shew Eli the vision.

3:21.
And the Lord appeared again in Shiloh; for the Lord revealed Himself to Samuel in Shiloh by the Word of the Lord.

40I Thessalonians 4:16.
For the Lord Himself shall descend from heaven with a Message, with the Voice of the Chief Messenger, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

41John 3:3.
And every man that hath this hope in Him purifieth himself, even as He is pure.

3:6
Whosoever abideth in Him sinneth not: whosoever sinneth hath not seen Him, neither known Him.

42Parousia
A being-near, advent, coming presence (Strong's Concordance # 3952.) For Scriptures, see Parousia Section.

43Pareimi
To be near, at hand, present (Strong's Concordance #3918)

Luke 13:1
I Cor. 5:3
II Cor. 10:2,11;
11:9;
13:2,10
Gal. 4:18,20
Heb. 12:11
II Pet. 1:12

44Apokalupsis
To take off the cover, disclose, reveal (Strong's Concordance #601, 602.) For Scriptures see Apokalupsis Section.

45Epiphanaea
The appearing, manifest, brightness, shining light (Strong's Concordance #2014, 2015.) For Scriptures see Epiphanaea Section.

46Phaneroo
To lighten, show, appear, to render apparent, manifestly declare (Strong's Concordance #5316, 5319.)

Mark 16:9,12,14
John 17:16
Rom. 7:13
I Cor. 3:13;
11:19;
14:25
II Cor. 13:7
Gal. 5:19
Phil. 1:13
II Thes. 1:5
I Tim. 4:15
Heb. 11:3
I Pet. 4:18
I John 3:10,8
Also see Scriptures under Phaneroo Section.

47Erchomai
Coming, the act of arrival only. From two words - "eleuthomai: to act, and "elto," to come, or go.

Matt. 16:28;
24:30,48;
Matt. 25:27;
26:64
Mark 6:31;
13:26,36;
14:62;
15:21
Luke 12:45;
18:5;
19:23;
Luke 21:27;
23:26,29
John 1:27,29,47;
5:7,25,28
John 10:12;
11:20;
12:12
Rom. 15:22
II Cor. 13:1