End Time Questions/Answers
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What is the “End Time?”
Referred to as the latter years and is a period of years marked by momentous world-wide, troublous times and hardships including wars; famines; political and economic turbulence; and natural disasters. These occurrences will reach a climatic stage with the removal of the Lord’s people; a world government; a world leader; God’s wrath upon the unrepentant by which millions will die; the Battle of Armageddon; the destruction of Satan; and the Lord’s judgment of all people.
Will time end?
Yes. In Revelation 10:6, during the Tribulation Period, an angel declares that “there should be time no longer.” One can also interpret the angel’s statement as, time is up!
What is the Rapture?
Also called the Great Escape, when the Lord Jesus Christ will appear in the air and call for His people. Those who are dead (but committed their hearts and lives to Christ while living) will rise from their graves first; then those of us who are alive and have committed our hearts to Christ by receiving Him as Lord and Savior, will miraculously be able to go to Him in the air. Those who hear the Lord’s call will go to Heaven with Him for seven years (the duration of the Tribulation Period), escaping the Lord’s wrath upon the earth.
Where is it in the Bible?
New Testament book I Thessalonians 4:16-17: For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: (vs17) Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
The Lord illustrates the Rapture in Matthew 24:40-41: Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. (vs41) Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Revelation 4:1 – . . .the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither (here). . .
When will the Rapture take place?
The Rapture will take place before the signing of the Middle East Peace agreement and the beginning of the Tribulation Period.
First Thessalonians 5:2-3 answers this question chronologically: For yourselves know perfectly that [1st Event]