Rapture During Tribulation – The Final Trumpet- Part 2

final trumpetThe Final Trumpet – Rapture or Judgment During Tribulation?

In 1 Corinthians 15 Paul is explaining the manner of our resurrection, sometimes called the “rapture:”

1 Corinthians 15:51-52 (NKJV)

51 Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed— 52 in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

Paul says the moment of our transformation into our new physical bodies will happen instantaneously at “the last trumpet.” Since Paul calls this trumpet the “last” trumpet, there must have been earlier trumpet sound that preceded the last trumpet. Continue reading

Explaining the Rapture of Believers in Christ – Part 1

The Rapture is a Pre-tribulation Event for the Believers in Christ Jesus…Rapture of believers in Christ

Jesus came to earth previously during His Earthly ministry from approximately 4 BC – AD 30, and scripture calls for His eventual return in the future to live on Earth again and reign as King for 1,000 years. Therefore, we speak of Christ’s return in the future as a second coming because it will be the second time Christ resides on the earth.

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Romans 6-Consequences for our salvation-Being Obedient

obedient unto righteousnessThe consequences for our spirit – Obedient unto the Spirit of Righteousness
ROMANS 6 – Part 5

So Paul says, we have presented ourselves in coming to faith; we have presented ourselves to Christ as His slave, indebted to Him for the ransom He paid for us with His blood. Since He bought us, we are now His slaves, so we must present ourselves to Him, obeying His desires. Since Christ is inside each of us, His Spirit living in us, then we must obey that perfect sinless spirit. If we are to be good slaves, we must obey that Master Who  bought us. Just as we once were slaves to our sinful nature and obeyed it without question. That should be your goal in life… to obey your new master, your sinless spirit, as consistently as you once obeyed your previous master, your sinful spirit. Continue reading