The Scofield Bible Commentary, by Cyrus Ingerson Scofield, , at sacred-texts.com
1 Thessalonians 4:17
Not church saints only, but all bodies of the saved, of whatever dispensation, are included in the first resurrection
(See Scofield) - (Co1 15:52)
as here described, but it is peculiarly the "blessed hope" of the Church.
Compare (Mat 24:42); (Mat 25:13); (Luk 12:36-48); (Act 1:11); (Phi 3:20); (Phi 3:21); (Tit 2:11-13).