Why don't people worry about living their lives as God wants them to first and leave the end times and the second coming to him, are you trying to out do Jesus and the Angels?Great comment! The Rapture doesn't make any sense anyway, because it's the suffering Christian souls left on this earth that save the others. Take them away and evil prevails.
Also Peter mentions it in 2 Peter 3.
I have one question:
What is the difference between "Why don't people worry about living their lives as God wants them to first and leave the end times and the second coming to him, are you trying to out do Jesus and the Angels?"
And this2 Peter 3:3Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts, 4and saying, "Where is the promise of His coming?"
The Bible tells us to be LOOKING for our blessed hope and GLORIOUS APPEARING of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus (Titus 2:13)
We are to be in constant anticipation of Christs return.
Our lives are to be lived proclaiming Gods Good News. Impacting the world around us. Not just trying to be fat and happy, content with this world.
Without that anticipation, we have no sense of urgency. If you KNEW Christ would return tomorrow at 10:42 am, would you be at a son or daughter, brother or sister, or mom or dads door in minutes begging and pleading with them to hear Gods Good News and accept his free gift?
While I agree, people should live their lives (and live them as if they will meet Jesus at any moment) clearly, there are verses that point to us *watching*. Interestingly (I have been a member of Rapture Ready for a number of years, altho I don’t post often anymore) they forbid date setting. We won’t know the hour or the day, but in Luke 21:28-36 Jesus certainly indicates we can know the season.
I think we all have different tasks and gifts. Some people are interested in studying end times and being *watchers*. They can certainly use this as a witnessing tool.
But, everyone, no matter what their gift or task should be about the business of witnessing. We can’t let an interest in something consume us to the point where we are not using it as He intended.