Skip to comments.Jesus' Return (for the Rapture of all who belong to Him) is Very Near
Posted on 02/27/2010 8:02:16 PM PST by Freedom'sWorthIt
Disasters - earthquake, Tsunami, others - happening rapidly now.
Read Matthew 24. There will be earthquakes.....etc.
When we see these events occurring in increasing frequency it is because these are the "birth pangs" that we have been told by Jesus Christ Himself - would happen closer together in time as do the birth pangs of a woman in labor. The closer she gets to giving birth, the worse the birth pangs become and the closer together they come.
# Matthew 24:7 (Whole Chapter) For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
# Mark 13:8 (Whole Chapter) For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows.
# Luke 21:11 (Whole Chapter) And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.
All of Matthew 24: Matthew 24
1And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: and his disciples came to him for to shew him the buildings of the temple.
2And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
3And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?
4And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.
5For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.
6And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
7For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
8All these are the beginning of sorrows.
9Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.
10And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.
11And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.
12And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
13But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
14And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.
15When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)
16Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains:
17Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house:
18Neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes.
19And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!
20But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day:
21For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.
22And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
23Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not.
24For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
25Behold, I have told you before.
26Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not.
27For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
28For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.
29Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:
30And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
31And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
32Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh:
33So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.
34Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.
35Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
36But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
37But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
38For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
39And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
40Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
41Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
42Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
43But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.
44Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.
45Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
46Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
47Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods.
48But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming;
49And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken;
50The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of,
51And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
King James Version (KJV)
LOL. Yeah, that’s the first time that has been predicted to happen “soon”
I’m sure you won’t be “Left Behind.”
Yes I know this is a “vanity” thread and supposedly about “religion”....but it is really coming as a part of today’s events and people asking questions - What is going on???
Christian faith is not a religion.
It is a relationship with the Creator of the Universe who also happens to have come to earth 2000 years ago as a human being - Jesus Christ - who died so that whosoever will would believe in Him and be saved for all eternity to be with Him and all who belong to him - forever!
So I hope this thread will stay in news/activism and not be put over in chat or religion rooms.....not tonight!
Praise God - only by His mercy and grace - you are right! And you too? You won’t be left behind will you?
You can LOL all you want but He’s coming and it will be sooner than later.
Prophet III: ...through Hebediah, his servants. There shall in that time be rumours, of things going astray. Ehm...and there shall be a great confusion as to where things really are. And nobody will really know where lieth those little things wi...with a sort of rackey work base, that has an attachment. At this time, a friend shall lose his friend's hammer, and the young shall not know where lieth the things possessed by their fathers, that their fathers put there only just the night before, 'bout eight o'clock.
The increasing frequency of these events is a clear sign that His return is very very near! Praise His Holy Name forever!
Have you called upon Jesus? He is reaching to the entire world - not just in these “disasters” but in the amazing clouds and other sights in the heavens - that have been and are being reported all over the world!
I have a presentation about that but not sure how to get it “out” to the maximum number of people who need to see that. But God is doing just fine speaking to the world through the disasters and the near disasters of today...
I thought he was coming like a thief in the night.
Yes indeed - thanks for your comments!
Oh wow what a picture! Whew!
Glad you do like where this thread is going - LOL.
Then better get your bags packed. I’d recommend both warm and cold weather, just in case.
Not if you belong to Jesus! Do you? Feel free to Freepmail me your answer.
Algore tells me it’s global warming.
Your equipment won’t help you if it’s hell where you end up.
And I'm not even a good enough man to be wishing it.
“Always look at the bri-i-ight side of life” placemarker.
LOL - yes well God has a sense of humor, doesn’t he?
He’s keeping it cold until the world repents of that global warming religion/myth - and throws Algore somewhere - in the ocean? I don’t know. (No I am not suggesting that literally be done - God is taking care of Algore himself. You do notice he’s been unable to be found lately, don’t you?)
My family and I were talking about this very thing this evening. I have no doubt about it.
Well, I’m ready. Today would be good.
None of us is good enough - except as a new Creation in Christ. That’s the beauty of it.
10’Thus says the Lord GOD, “It will come about on that day, that thoughts will come into your mind and you will (T)devise an evil plan,
11and you will say, ‘I will go up against the land of [a](U)unwalled villages I will go against those who are (V)at rest, that live securely, all of them living without walls and having no bars or gates,
12to (W)capture spoil and to seize plunder, to turn your hand against the waste places which are now inhabited, and against the people who are gathered from the nations, who have acquired cattle and goods, who live at the center of the world.’
Your absolutely correct. Jesus spoke of the days of Noah that people were being married and eating and living their lives.
That married part is interesting because the Talmud said that in the days of Noah those people were having homosexual marriage. And we know what happened to them.
You can LOL all you want but Hes coming and it will be sooner than later
if that is the case, and it might well be, there is nothing we can do about it.....relax, convert to Catholocism so you’ll belong to the religion He founded, and enjoy the hereafter!!!
You are so right. On the other hand, sooner or later, somebody's going to be right :-)
I hear you, I’m not a good enough man either, was born and raised in a Christain home, somewhere along the way I wandered. Thank the Lord that he is gracious and merciful and forgives us, and that the ultimate sacrifice has been made. However much longer I have, I am working on improving my relationship with him and my families’.
There DO seem to be a lot of Wars and Rumors of Wars.
Earthquakes in diverse places,
People calling good “evil”, and evil “good”.
People being “Lovers of self rather than Lovers of God”
Jerusalem being a burdensome stone to all nations.
All the nations of the world gathered against Jerusalem.
An Obamanation of Desolation in the White House.(forgive me, a little pun)
If these are not the last days, they are a very good Dress Rehearsal.
I still believe we can be pulled from the edge of the precipice with prayer.
There are so many who have not yet called out to the LORD.
For me It don't take increased Earthquakes to convince me that the clock is ticking towards Midnight. Things are moving way too fast not to see that something has been set in motion during this last year or so.
It is true - and you don’t have to be a good person to go to Heaven when you die or to go up with Jesus when He comes to take all those who belong to Him UP before the terrible events of the Great Tribulation start to happen.
(these are just the birth pangs leading up to that horrible time)
In fact, we know that Jesus died for SINNERS and that’s who He is calling to come to Him - and when you do - He will in no wise cast you out - but He will give you the new birth, (yes, you will be born again - not like Jimmy Carter but like James the brother of Jesus who first thought Jesus was CRAZY and told his other to keep Him locked up when Jesus first started healing people and teaching people. Read the book of James which his half brother wrote - and see the transformation that happened in the life of this person who became the head of the first Church in Jerusalem).
AP now saying the Tsunami has now hit Japan but first waves are small - praise God - He is keeping the Tsunami from being that bad in Japan.
I’d be careful about misleading folks, the bible has some very stern words about that.
Catholism is a lot of man made rules and such. I’m not saying some catholics aren’t christain, but the bible talks about the city built on seven hills who will seduce many with her power and wealth (Rome).
Christainity is not a religion, it’s a faith in Jesus Christ who died on the cross for our sins and said, the only way to the father is but through him. No confessions to a priest will save you, or idoltry to the virgin mary, we are to worship God alone.
Thank yhou and please continue on this thread. I may have to shut down computer soon - cough not doing so well.
You don’t need to worry about me, but thanks anyway.
You may be right, and you very well may be wrong. The prophecies of Christ’s return are extremely difficult to interpret correctly. Earthquakes alone are insufficient to definitively predict the timinig of His return.
Live like He’s coming tomorrow — plan like He’s not coming for another millenium.
Anthropogenic tectonic activity a freeper called it e’ did.
What “clouds” are you talking about? I’m confused, I thought that the anti-christ would be apparent, there would be a mark of the beast(most likely an RFID chip) which hasn’t happened yet. The third temple hasn’t been rebuilt, etc. etc. Are earthquakes and famines and war really increasing in intensity? It doesn’t seem like it.
He will come to those who are not expecting His return - like a thief in the night - but to those who belong to Him, who are children of the light and not of darkness - His coming will not overtake us like a thief in the night.
But his coming (in the Rapture event) will be in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye)...See I Thessalonans chapter 4 for more on the Rapture event.
So he causes a couple of natural disasters that kill and maim hundreds of thousands of people to celebrate his return?
Not my Jesus.
He doesn’t cause the disasters to celebrate anything. However, He allows events to happen as warnings to His people. My Jesus wants all to be saved. He also wants His Church to know the season of His coming, and that’s why He lets us in on the timing.
Not to mention the arrival of the antiChrist...
A warning that kills and maims hundreds of thousands? You have got to be kidding. What kind of evil do you see in your Jesus? Mine would never consider this kind of evil aimed at His children.
I really need to fix my browser, could have sworn I typed freerepublic.com not freereligion.com
Thought I was in news/activism too, go figure.
Increasing frequency of what events? Not earthquakes. Not hurricanes. Not volcanic eruptions. Just what do you think is increasing in frequency?