While people are saying, "Peace and safety," destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. 4 But you, brothers, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief.
How close is the rapture? If the rapture and the Day of the Lord occur on the same day, and the Day of the Lord occurs at a time when people are saying "Peace and Safety" then the rapture could be TODAY.
Let's think about this...are people saying "peace and safety" during a time of peace and safety? NO. People cry out for peace and safety in an age of TERROR or should I say terrorism.....
Anyone heard anything about "terrorism" lately? Since 9/11/2001 THAT'S ALL WE HEAR ABOUT. It does'nt stop there....MILLIONS OF PEOPLE ARE LOSING THEIR HOMES......does a person feel peaceful and safe when they've just been kicked out of their home? NO, they are crying out for PEACE AND SAFETY. Do people feel peaceful and safe when they are losing their jobs, the economy is collapsing, they can't afford the gas they need to fuel their car, and food prices are going through the roof? No, they are crying out for PEACE and SAFETY. Sound like a day like TODAY? You bet....look up, your redemption draweth near. Remember, the Lord says when these things BEGIN TO HAPPEN, to look up....
Luke 21:28 And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.
You know, Jesus could have said, "after these things have happened, then look up" OR He could have said "when these things are happening, then look up" but HE DID'NT. He specifically said when they BEGIN TO HAPPEN, then look up, do you think it's a coincidence that almost immediately after this He reconfirms the thinking with Luke 21:36 and 'ESCAPING ALL' that's about to happen? There's only ONE WAY TO ESCAPE ALL, and that's to escape AT THE BEGINNING which is why Jesus said to look up AT THE BEGINNING of wars and commotions, Nation against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: And great earthquakes and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs from heaven, persecution, brother against brother, jerusalem surrounded by armies, signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars, then the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. AT THE BEGINNING of those things, look up. Read your newspaper, those things are in the news every day, so LOOK UP.
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