How Can I Avoid Being Left Behind When The Rapture Occurs?

Will there be people who will be left behind in the rapture? Can Christians be left behind?The Rapture Not every theologian and Bible scholar believes in the secret rapture because they point to the verse where it says “Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen” (Rev 1:7) so if every eye will see Him, that seems to contradict a so-called secret rapture. Jesus said “I wil … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Rapture or the Rapture

What are my top 7 Bible verses about the Rapture or Christ's return?First Thessalonians 4:17 "Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. Therefore encourage one another with these words."The Greek word for "caught up" is "harpazō" and means "to seize, to carry off by force" or "to snatch away."  Someone who was kidnapped could be said to be caught up or snatched away by f … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About The Rapture?

What does the Bible say about the rapture?  Are there signs that it could be near?  What Scriptures give us insight about the rapture?The Word Rapture The word rapture is not actually in the Bible but neither is the word Trinity, even though we know God is Three Persons.  So where did this word come from?  The word rapture comes from a translation of the words “caught up” found in 1 Thessalonians 4:17.   The Latin word for this is rapturo.  The Greek word for “caught up” is harpazo.   Let’s … [Read more...]