Chronological and Topical Index to Biblical Future Prophecy

This index is a virtually exhaustive listing of biblical future prophecy passages in chronological-topical order. (Prophecies related to the first advent of Christ are also listed in this index since the eschatological age i.e., the “last days,” began at the first advent, cf. Heb. 1:2. ) Passages are grouped according to time and topic, so finding related passages is simplified. This post does NOT include a listing of passages in biblical order, but that information can be found in the “Index to Future Prophecy” in: What the Bible Says About the Future, (by Sam A. Smith), beginning on page 333.

How to use this index

To find references to topics related to a particular period:

  1. Locate the time period by scanning through the listing in the index.
  1. Once the appropriate section of the index is found, references to the subject or time period will be listed together.

Note:   A question mark (?) indicates uncertainty regarding the categorization of a reference. In addition, subheadings may not be in strict chronological order when compared to other subheadings in the same section.

[A]  Christ’s first coming

Birth

Gen. 3:15; 49:10-12

Isa. 7:14-16; 9:1-7; 11:1-2; 28:16; 59:20

Jer. 22:24-30

Dan. 9:24-27

Mic. 5:2

Matt. 1:20-23

Lk. 1:34-38

Ministry

Deut. 18:15-18

Isa. 42:1-3; 61:1-2a

Zech. 9:9

Matt. 1:20-23; 3:11-12; 16:17-19; 26:26-29

Mk. 1:2-8

Lk. 2:29-35; 3:16-17

Jn. 1:26; 1:29-34; 3:14-16

Rejection/death

Ex. 12:46

Num. 21:8-9

Ps. 34:20; 118:22

Isa. 8:13-15; 52:13-53:12

Dan. 9:24-27

Zech. 11:1-17

Matt. 12:39-40; 16:21; 21:33-46; 26:2, 6-13, 20-25, 26-29, 31-32

Mk. 8:31; 14:17-21, 22-25, 26-28;

Lk. 9:21-22; 20:9-18; 22:15-23, 19-23

Jn. 3:14-16; Jn. 10:11; 12:32-33; 13:21-30

Resurrection

Ps. 16:10

Isa. 53:10-12

Matt. 26:31-32

Mk. 14:26-28; 14:28

Jn. 2:9; 2:18-22

Accension

Ps. 68:18

Jn. 20:16-17

[B]  The Church

Beginning

Jn. 14:15-17

Progression toward the end of the age

Matt. 13:24-30, 31-33, 47-50

Mk. 4:30-32

Lk. 13:20-21

2 Tim. 3:1-9

2 Pt. 2:1-22

Rapture

Matt. 24:36-25:30

Jn. 5:24-30 (?); 14:3

Rom. 8:20-23

1 Cor. 1:7-8; 15:35-58

Eph. 1:13-14

Philp. 1:6, 10; 3:10-11, 20-21

Col. 3:4 (?)

1 Thess. 1:9-10; 4:13-18

Tit. 2:11-14

James 5:7-9

1 Pt. 1:3-5

1 Jn. 2:28; 3:2

Rev. 3:10-11 (?)

Judgment Seat of Christ

Rom. 14:10-12

1 Cor. 3:10-17; 4:5

2 Cor. 5:10

Marriage of Christ to the Church

Rev. 19:7-9

[C]  The Day of the LORD (including the tribulation and millennium)

The Tribulation and/or the day of the LORD

General references-the tribulation

Ps. 110:1-7

Isa. 2:10-11; 13:6-16; 24:1-23; 26:20-21; 34:1-15; 63:1-6; 66:4-6, 14b-18

Jer. 25:30-38; 30:4-7, 23-24

Ezek. 38:1-39:24 (?)

Dan. 2:1-45; 7:1-28; 9:27; 12:1,5-12

Joel 2:1-11; 3:1-16

Amos 5:18-20

Mic. 5:10-15

Zeph. 1:2-3:11;

Matt. 24:4-31

Mk. 13:1-37

Lk. 17:20-37; 21:34-35

1 Thess. 5:1-11

Heb. 12:25-26

Jude 14-15

Rev. 4:1-20:3

The heavenly scene (during the tribulation period)

Rev. 4:1-6:17; 7:9-8:6; 10:1-11; 15:1-8; 19:1-10

The Antichrist

Dan. 7:7-28; 9:24-27; 11:36-45

2 Thess. 2:1-10

Rev. 6:1-2; 13:1-18

Spiritual deception

Rev. 13:1-10; 19:20

Matt. 24:4-5, 11, 23-28

Mk. 13:5-6, 21-23

Lk. 21:8

2 Thess. 2:8-12

Rev. 13:11-18

Jewish temple to be rebuilt

Dan. 9:27; 12:11

Matt. 24:15

2 Thess. 2:3-4

Rev. 11:1-2

War

Ezek. 38:1-39:24 (?)

Matt. 24:6-7

Mk. 13:7-8

Lk. 21:9-11, 20-24

Rev. 6:3-4; 9:13-21 (?); 16:12-16

Disease/famine/pestilence

Matt. 24:7

Lk. 21:10-11

Rev. 6:5-6, 7-8; 16:1-2, 3, 4-7

Israel converted to Christ

Isa. 44:1-5, 21-23

Jer. 3:15; 23:14-18; 31:1, 27-34

Ezek. 11:19-20; 20:1-44; 36:25-32; 37:11-14, 21-28; 43:6-9

Hos. 6:1-3; 14:4-8

Joel 2:12-17, 28-32

Mic. 7:18-20

Zech. 13:7-9

Rom. 11:25-27

Salvation of the Gentiles

Zeph. 3:9-10

Zech. 2:10-13; 8:20-23

Matt. 24:14

Satan and his host confined to earth

Rev. 12:7-12

Abomination that makes desolate

Dan. 9:27; 12:11

Matt. 24:15-22

Mk. 13:14-19

Lk. 21:20-24

2 Thess. 2:3-4

Rev. 13:1-10

The False Prophet (person and work)

Rev. 13:11-17; 19:20

Persecution/martyrdom

Dan. 7:25

Matt. 24:9, 15-22

Mk. 13:9-13, 14-19

Lk. 21:11-18

Rev. 6:9-11; 11:15-12:6; 12:13-16

Apostasy

Matt. 24:10

2 Thess. 2:3

The two witnesses of God

Rev. 11:3-13

Moral/spiritual degradation

Matt. 24:12

144,000 Jews sealed

Rev. 7:1-8; 14:1-5

Physical/astrophysical disturbances

Isa. 2:19-21; 13:6-13; 24:17-23; 34:1-10

Joel 2:30-31; 3:15 (?)

Amos 8:9 (?)

Matt. 24:7, 29-30

Mk. 13:8, 24-25

Lk. 21:10-11, 25-26

Rev. 6:12-17; 8:7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13; 16:8-9, 10-11, 17-21

Demonic plague

Rev. 9:1-12, 13-21 (?)

The nations arrayed against Israel

Mic. 4:11-5:4

Zech. 12:2-9; 14:1-4

Luke 21:20

Gentile world power broken

Jer. 30:8

Dan. 2:31-35, 44-45; 9:27

Joel 3:1-3

Amos 9:11-12

Mic. 7:10-11, 16-17

Destruction of the world religious and economic system

Rev. 17:1-18; 18:1-24

Second Coming of Christ

General passages

Isa. 2:12-21; 35:4; 61:2b-3

Joel 3:9-17

Mic. 5:4

Zech. 2:10-13; 9:10; 14:1-8

Matt. 24:29-30, 44; 26:63-64

Mk. 8:38; 13:24-27; 14:61-62

Lk. 9:26; 17:22-24; 21:27-28

Acts 1:10-11

2 Thess. 1:6-10

Rev. 19:11-21

War at the second coming

Ezek. 38:1-39:24 (?)

Rev. 19:17-21

Retribution at the second coming

Matt. 24:36-51

Lk. 17:26-37

2 Thess. 1:6-10

Rev. 19:19-21

Judgment of the Beast and his prophet at the second coming

Rev. 19:19-20

Rescue of the righteous at the second coming

Isa. 35:4-10

Zech. 14:1-3

Matt. 24:13, 22, 30-31

Mk. 13:9, 20, 27

Lk. 21:27-28

Satan confined at the second coming

Rev. 20:1-3

Judgment of the nations at the second coming

Matt. 7:21-23; 16:27; 25:31-46

Lk. 13:22-28

The millennium

General passages

Gen. 15:18-21

Ps. 1:5-6; 2:1-12; 9:1-20; 22:1-18; 46:8-11; 72:7-19; 89:1-4; 96:1-13; 98:1-9; 102:15-17; 110:1-7

Isa. 2:2; 9:7; 11:1-12:6; 24:23; 25:6-12; 32:1-8; 35:1-10; 40:3-11; 42:4

Jer. 23:5-6; 30:9; 33:14-18

Ezek. 34:23-24; 37:24-25

Dan. 2:44-45; 7:13-14, 17, 21-22 , 27; 12:11-12

Mic. 4:1-8

Nah. 1:15

Zech. 2:10-12

Matt. 26:26-29

Lk. 1:32-33

Resurrection of the righteous in the millennium

Job 19:25-27

Isa. 25:8; 26:19

Dan. 12:2, 13

Jn. 5:29-40

Rev. 20:4-6

The regathering of Israel in the millennium

2 Sam. 7:10, 13, 16

Ps. 14:7

Isa. 11:11-12; 12:1-6; 41:8-16; 43:1-7; 49:8-26; 51:11-23; 54:1-3; 60:4; 66:7-20

Jer. 3:11-18; 16:14-18; 23:1-8; 30:1-24; 31:1-23, 38-40; 33:7-18; 46:27-28; 50:17-20

Ezek. 11:14-21; 20:33-38; 28:25-26; 34:11-31; 36:6-36; 37:1-29; 38:7-8

Hos. 1:10-11; 2:14-3:5; 11:8-11

Joel 2:18-20; 3:20-21

Amos 9:11-15

Mic. 7:7-20

Zeph. 3:12-20

Zech. 8:1-23; 10:6-12

Division of the Promised Land in the millennium

Ezek. 45:1-8; 47:13-48:35

Israel to be preeminent among the nations in the millennium

Isa. 45:14-25; 52:1-10; 54:1-17; 60:1-22; 61:4-9; 62:1-12

Jer. 16:14-18; 30:18-22

Mic. 4:1-2

Zeph. 3:20

Gentiles to follow the LORD in the millennium

Zech. 2:11

The millennial temple

Ezek. 40:1-47:12

Worship/religion in the millennium

Ezek. 43:18-47:18

Mic. 4:2

Social/political/economic conditions in the millennium

Isa. 2:2-5; 4:1-6; 11:4-10; 35:5-10; 44:1-5; 60:12; 61:10-11; 65:18-25; 66:18-24

Jer. 30:8-9

Ezek. 34:25-28

Joel 2:21-27; 3:18-21

Amos 9:13

Mic. 4:1-8

Zech. 14:16-21

The final rebellion

Ezek. 38:1-39:24 (?)

Rev. 20:7-9

Satan’s doom

Rev. 20:10

[D]  Interlude between the millennium and the new heavens and earth

Dissolution of the present heavens and earth

2 Pt. 3:10-11

Rev. 20:11

Resurrection of the unrighteous

Dan. 12:2

Jn. 5:29

Rev. 20:5, 11-15

Final judgment of the unrighteous

Matt. 10:26; 12:41-42

Lk. 10:1-16; 12:8-9; 19:11-27

Philp. 3:18-19

Rev. 14:9-11; 20:11-15; 21:8

[E]  The new heavens and earth

General passages

Isa. 65:17; 66:22

Dan. 12:3

2 Pt. 3:13

Heb. 12:25-29

The reward of the righteous in eternity

Rev. 21:1-8

Physical description of eternity

Rev. 21:9-22:5

Social/political/economic conditions in eternity

Rev. 21:1-8

-End of Index-

(Adapted in 2017 from What the Bible Says About the Future, by Sam A. Smith. Click or tap for the print edition, [350 pages] or the e-book edition [233 pages-abridged]. This index does not appear in the e-book edition.)

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