The Rapture Will Happen When?

Let’s get this out of the way. There is a great deal of argument on the Rapture and on the nature of the tribulation, even amongst the Christian sects that believe in them at all. And no, not every Christian sect believes in the Rapture, or in the tribulation. So if you’re trying to figure out an exact date of when the Rapture will happen, you’re not going to find it. Anyone who’s claiming they know is likely crazy, or trying to sell you something.

 

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However, if you’re simply trying to find out more information about the Rapture, and what sort of signs to look for in order to guess at its coming? You’re still going to have a difficult time. There are a number of different scriptures in the Bible that point to a number of different things. For example, 1st Thessalonians 4 talks about the Lord descending from heaven with the sound of a great trumpet, allowing the people who had made Jesus their Lord to rise from death and come up to heaven. Romans 8 talks about allowing our mortal bodies to be made forever alive. But none of these verses do anything other than speak in metaphors.

You’ll notice, it gives no indication of an exact time, or even a general time. And that’s even presuming the Bible supports the idea of a rapture at all. There are many arguments that the Bible supports no such thing, and merely discusses the coming of Jesus in terms of metaphor.

You’ll also have many church leaders attempting to proclaim the Rapture will happen “soon”, based on the Bible’s descriptions of the End Times. However, many of the things listed are things that have always been. 1st Timothy 3 talks about people being wicked and lovers of money, but people have always been wicked and lovers of money. There’s even a verse that states that people will claim “all these things have always been true”, which makes it difficult to have a genuine discussion about the end of days with people who really want to claim we live in them!

Ultimately, the answer to “when will the Rapture happen” is “that was left intentionally vague”. This is because Jesus didn’t want us to focus on a future time of perfection, but rather, making things as perfect as they can be while we’re here on Earth.

Why We Should Trust God Without Reservation

Trust is unmistakably a very significantly element because it pertains to an individual’s integrity, image, character, and ability. One vital component of trust is that a decent person always feels humbled and honored when he’s trusted with a particular responsibility. On the other hand, when such person is turned down as a result of a lack of trust, this literally brings hurt and trouble.

Therefore to personalize this, let’s say that as a follower of Christ you’ve been doing your very best to follow the teachings of the Word of God by letting them to have a great impact of your way of living, and for whatever reason someone that you know very well cannot trust you. It’s very clear you’d be deeply hurt by that because you’re let down by that person’s ignorance and lack of trust regardless of your reputation.

So to a much greater extent, the same analogy also applies to God. As messed up we are as humans, we can really feel what it’s like when we cannot be trusted. Imagine for a God who has an uncompromised credibility in everything. A God who’s functioning into a realm far above the realm we’re operating in which is filled with deceptions and lies.

When we cannot trust God, He’s truly disturbed by that due to the fact that He’s not honored as He’d want us to honor Him because of our unbelief. It’s also symbolic of us telling Him that He’s not trustworthy irrespective of what He’s able to do along with all the claims He has made about Himself when it comes down to His willingness to be there for us.

The main foundation of our relationship with God almighty is trust. Therefore that’s the key reason why the Word of God plainly states that without faith it is impossible to please God (Hebrews 11:6). Keep in mind that faith and trust are the exact same thing. He wants us to trust Him without withholding anything because He’s the only One fully able of meeting all our needs. SeeĀ without faith it is impossible to please god.