''....the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.'' The day of the Lord in the statement above refers to the day of
In the statement above, "the day of the Lord" refers to the day of Judgment. This phrase is used in the Bible to describe the day when God will judge all people and the world. The "thief in the night" analogy implies that the day of Judgment will come suddenly and unexpectedly, like a thief breaking into a house at an unexpected time. The Bible teaches that the day of Judgment will be a time of reckoning for all people, and those who have not repented of their sins and trusted in God will be judged accordingly.