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Posts Tagged ‘Rapture’

An Early Wake Up Call

It was 5:30 a.m. when it went off. I am used to early flights, wake up calls, and alarms. This was different. In fact, the noise was so loud it almost vibrated me out of bed! The fire alarm in our hotel was deafening. In a matter of moments a knock on the door confirmed that we were being told to evacuate. As I stood on the parking lot with others waiting for the fire department I could not help but think what it will be like someday… “I tell you, in that night there shall be two men in one bed; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left” (Luke 17:34). Will it be in the…

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The End of the World

The Mayans were wrong.  Today was not the end of the world.  At least if it was, it has not yet arrived in Knoxville, Tennessee.  History is full of speculations and predictions about “the apocalypse.”  Again and again God’s Word has been proven true: “But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father” (Mark 13:32). The end will come.  We do not know when.  God does. It is a different event that I am anticipating.  As a believer, I am not looking for the end.  I am looking for a new beginning.  I am not watching for the destruction of the world; I am watching…

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