But when we keep reading, we find, "But you are not in darkness, brethren, for that day to surprise you like a thief." (vs.4)

This coinciding of the Day of the Lord and the rapture is spoken of in 2 Thess. 2:1-4.

Could the rapture be imminent before Peter died?

John 21:18-19

Could the rapture be imminent before the temple was destroyed?

Lu 21:6, Mt 24:2, Mk 13:2

Could the rapture be imminent before Israel became a nation in 1948?

Daniel 9:24

Can rapture be imminent if "the Antichrist" must be revealed first?

2 Th 2:1-4

Can the rapture be imminent before the sun and moon grow dark and the signs described by our Lord come to pass?

Luke 21:28

According to Luke 21,

it is only 
"when these things begin to take place" that we can
"look up and raise your heads,
because your redemption is drawing near."

Copyright 1997-2006 Sheila Sternberg