By: Mark Dykstra
When anyone is confronted with The Rapture as described in the Bible it's not hard to feel feelings of foreboding and fear about our own future. It confronts the core basis of our own values and religious ideals if we have one.However, to the...
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By: Giles Day
Is the return of Jesus Christ to the Earth and the rapture of His church the same incident? The Bible makes it very clear that these two future, coming events are inter-related, but not identical happenings.They are separated by the seven years of tribulation...
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By: Jonnie Chastain
RAPTURE VS. RETURN: IS THERE A DIFFERENCE?Yes, there is a difference between the Rapture of the Church and the Return of Christ, which is often referred to as the Second Coming. These are two very distinct events. To explain the Second Coming of Christ...
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By: Robin Landry
If you are a follower of the "Left Behind" series of books written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, you might assume that the difference between "rapture" and "return" is rather clear. In the series, the "rapture" or the sudden, mass disappearance of all...
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By: C. M. KING
In 1 Thessalonian 4 we read, "13 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14 For we believe that Jesus...
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By: David Samuel
Let’s start by saying that the word rapture is never even mentioned in the Bible, at the same time if God wants to zap us out of here when the heat is turned up in the fire of the trials of the end times...
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