You say to yourself, oh, they do fall in love. Oh, they do live happily every after. That is why God has gone through detail after detail regarding the final days. He can give us comfort and hope as we read the last couple of pages.
The bottom line for all of us who know Christ is – we win. We have the victory. We are on the winning team. And that is so great. It gives me such confidence. It gives believers a hope beyond hope. I will say it one more time. The rapture will occur without warning, an instantaneous act of God moving us from this life to the next. Are you rapture ready?
You see, the rapture is nothing hard for God. He doesn’t have to work at it; it is effortless for Him. It is as easy for God as it is for Michael Jordan to shoot a free throw. It is no problem. You can look throughout the pages of scripture and see how God moved people from this existence to the next. Consider a couple of Old Testament characters. In Genesis 5, Enoch was transferred in a nanosecond from this life to eternity. In II Kings 2, Elijah was transferred from this life into eternity. And it will be no problem for God to do the same for you and for me if we know Him personally. Believers have had in their minds a hope beyond hope, a vision in their minds of how at any time during their existence they could be raptured.
And what we are talking about today is the second most prominent theme in scripture. Do you realize that there are eight times more predictions of the Second Coming of Christ than His first? So we wait expectantly, we wait with urgency because we as Christ followers are into living together forever with the Lord, Himself.
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