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7th TRUMPET      Part TWO


The Seventh Trumpet Sounds for the Rapture in Rev. 11 -- part 2

WHEN WILL THE MIDNIGHT RAPTURE TAKE PLACE ?

Our Lord tells us in Ephesians 4:30 that Spirit-led Believers are sealed by the Holy Spirit until the "Day of Redemption", our Rapture.  There are different days of redemption :

1. Good Thursday (Calvary)
The Day Jesus died on the Cross.

2. The day we became
Born-Again, repenting of our lifestyle. ( personal )

3. a. "the Day of Christ" rapturing His BRIDE, the Spirit- led Church. This is yet future (
Midnight Rapture ) .
( 2 Thessalonians 2:2 -- KJV Authorized, only )

3 b.
The Cockcrowing, or pre-wrath Rapture, sometime during the Great Tribulation.

4. A National Day of redemption for the Nation of Israel, at the End of the Great Tribulation
Yom Kippur a future day of fulfillment ? Romans 11:26 " and so all Israel shall be saved"

#1. and # 2..... Personal Redemption was obtained for us at Calvary. The Blood of our Passover Lamb re-deemed us from Satan's power. That cleansing blood became activated the day we were Born-Again. When we confess our sins to Jesus, our sins are then covered (kippur) by His redemptive Blood.
Romans 3: 24, 25 and Hebrews 9:12 and Rev. 5:2--9 and 1 Peter 1:18, 19

# 3. And then there is the day of redemption for the Bride of Christ ( our Rapture).  It is called "the day of Christ"
(
KJV, 2 Thessalonians 2: 3 . )
It is an unknown day
until we are in that season. At that time the Father may --- or may not --- reveal the day and the hour.
Please see and
Deuteronomy 29:29 and Amos 3:7 ( revealing secrets ).

What signs point to the season of the Rapture ? Well in 2 Thessalonians 2: 1, 2 it speaks of "our gathering together unto Him".
We understand the phrase " our gathering together ' to mean the rapture.
That day can only happen when the following 2 incidences occur.

TWO THINGS FIRST, BEFORE WE CAN BE RAPTURED

2 Thessalonians Chapter 2 tells us that these Last Days will be days of APOSTASY -- a "falling away" from basic Biblical truth...from sound doctrine.
"A falling away " also includes this meaning: Israel will forsake her looking for a spiritual Messiah, and instead endorse a political "messiah " ... one who comes in his own name. John 5:43

In 2016,  we have seen Pope Francis attempting to connect all faiths, and even non-faiths. There will be a global cause coming ... a faith
in a secular political person to deliver us from the ills of our times.  This so called “faith “ will be all inclusive; based on the common denominator of just  plain unifying. This ecumenism is included in the global Apostasy … the“falling away.
However, we do NOT believe that Pope Francis is the antichrist, nor the False Prophet.  He is just one of many puppets in this end-game…there are MANY
antichrists who have a role to play along with Beast-Antichrist of Rev. 13. --- 1 John 2:18.

2 Thessalonians also tells us that when we see "the man of sin" ( future antichrist ) SITTING in the temple SHOWING himself as God, then we can get ready to go in the Midnight Rapture.
However, we must wait on those 2 events, first.       WE DON’T GO ‘TIL THE MAN OF SIN SHOW. 

Also, 1 Thessalonians Chapter 5 tells us that we will hear the announcement of "Peace and Safety" (Security) first, "then sudden destruction cometh upon them"
 (the non-seekers).
This "sudden destruction" could possibly mean war -- World War 3 … the first 6 trumpets of Revelation.

Since our Rapture comes at  the blowing of the Seventh Trumpet, then World War 3 will already have arrived.
( the Magog war of Ezekiel 38 and 39 and of Revelation 8 and 9 ). Hopefully we will rise at that time. ( Going up simultaneously as judgement fell, as did Lot who escaped Sodom on the SAME day as judgment fell.) Luke 17:29.

But do keep in mind that Lot’s wife turned into a pillar of salt as the fire and brimstone came down. The world still held her attention.

Let us let go of the world and rise up like Noah. As the rains came down, the Ark went up.

2 Thessalonians 1: 7,8  hints that the season of the rapture is most likely a simultaneous event of rapture and war. Here is what that verse says:
"And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with His mighty angels,
In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ".
“Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord and from the Glory of His power. When He shall come to be glorified in His saints, and to be admired in all of them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.

We do know that Jesus does not tarry. "For yet a little while, and He that shall come, will come, and will not tarry." Hebrews 10:37

We must be looking up, hastening that day, occupying till He comes, keeping our eyes on Jesus (Hebrews 12:2) and being ready with purified lives.

THE THESSALONIAN LETTERS

Most people believe that the Rapture must be tied to an Israeli Feast Day. But that need not be so.

The Thessalonian Letters tell us very clearly that first there will come an :
1. Apostasy "falling away" ..... a DECLARATION made by apostate religion;
(Includes Israel forsaking her true Messiah, and instead preferring a political messiah.)
2. and then will come "the man of sin" sitting in the temple as God ...a DEMONSTRATION
3. and there will also be an announcement of "Peace and Safety"...a PROCLAMATION
before we can go in the Rapture. All three must take place first......then the Resurrection- Rapture



graphic by Bill Lane

For now, these are the days of "Preparing for Our Lord's Coming"...
hopetotheend.com/prepare.html

LONGING   http://hopetotheend.com/maiden.html
J.A. SEISS:
"We picture a maiden whose lover left her for a voyage, promising on His return to make her His beloved Bride.
Many told her that she would never see Him again. But she believed his word. And evening by evening she went down to the lonely shore, to hail and welcome the returning ship which was to bring again her Betrothed. And by that watchfire she took her stand each night, praying that the winds would hasten on the sluggish sails….that He, Who was everything to her, might come."

"Even so, our Blessed Lord, Who has loved us unto death, has gone away to the Holy Land of Heaven, promising on His return to make us His happy and eternal Bride. Some say that He is gone forever, and that here we shall see Him no more. But His last word was,

"Yea, I come quickly".

"And on that dark and misty beach sloping out into the eternal sea, each true believer stands by the love-lit fire, looking and waiting, and praying and hoping for the fulfillment of His word: and calling ever from the soul of sacred love,
"Even so, come Lord Jesus".

"And one of these nights, while the world is busy with its gay frivolities, and laughing at the maiden on the shore, a Form shall rise over the surging waves, as once on Galilee, to vindicate forever all this watching and devotion, and bring to the faithful and constant heart a Joy, and Glory, and Love unsurpassed."

--- from "The Apocalypse" by J.A. SEISS
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LINKS
Plague of Darkness for 3 days in Exodus 10:21; then 42 days later departure ( 6 weeks later ) .   
Also see Zephaniah 1: 14, 15.
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/news.php3?id=99371

The Bridegroom Soon Will Call Us

http://www.ingeb.org/spiritua/thebride.html

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
http://www.cyberhymnal.org/htm/s/w/swinglow.htm

How the New-Agers will explain our disappearance
http://www.redmoonrising.com/newage.htm

There is a crown of righteousness awaiting for all those who LOVE HIS APPEARING 2 Timothy 4:8

"Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast,
that no man take thy crown" Rev.3:11
( let NO ONE dissuade you from the soon-coming rapture of Believers )
We must feed our faith, and starve our doubts.

“Father, I want those you have given me
to be with me where I am,
and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.”
John 17:24

Sorrow looks back. Worry looks around. Faith looks up.
Author unknown

"and unto them that LOOK FOR HIM shall He appear"....Hebrew 9:28

 The Rapture...Warren Doud   http://www.realtime.net/~wdoud/topics/rapture.html

Possible TIMELINE for the Rapture     hopetotheend.com/6seals.html

Scripture Verses   http://whatsaiththescripture.com/Promises/Promises.HIS.Coming.html

"Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompense of reward.
For ye have need of patience that after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.
For yet a little while, and He that shall come, will come,
and will not tarry."
   Hebrews 10: 35-37


Index of Articles on the Rapture: ( complete list of ALL  articles on the rapture )

Enoch and Elijah ...raptures proven in History and in Scripture

2 Raptures, and 2 Translations   Mark 13:35 ….  evening / midnight / cockcrowing / and morning

The Seventh Trumpet ... the Midnight Rapture ; Part two   http://hopetotheend.com/trumpet2.html

The Blessed Hope ...false doctrine of immanency; we don’t go till the man  of sin show ( 2 Thess. 2 )

Coming to Terms .... explaining the words that concern  the  raptures

2 Thessalonians 2 .... man of sin sitting in temple first, before the rapture

The Cockcrowing Rapture ..... 2nd Rapture  … ." one will be taken and the other left "
"I tell you in that night there shall be two men in one bed
( living in shelters , or work camps, or prisons) the one shall be taken and the other left"
Luke 17:34-36
"Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken and the other left"
"Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken and the other left." Matthew 24: 40, 41

The Maiden on the Shore by J A Seiss ..." I come quickly"

Please see Index for more articles on the Rapture


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