Q. In a recent answer you quoted Amos 3:7, “Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.” The question that came to mind is- does the principle in Amos 3:7 apply to warnings from the Lord, by means of his servants, that the rapture is very near or am I taking this verse out of context? Thank you for taking so much time to answer our questions.
Q. Are born again Christians going to be here to witness the destruction of Damascus foretold in Isaiah 17 or will the rapture take place first?
Q. Do you get the sense that Israel is being ‘set up’ to need to start a war next month with the Flotilla scheduled for May 14th, and all the constantly provoking rockets Gaza keeps sending? It seems like Iran, Hamas, Hezbollah etc are trying to force Israel to attack first, so they can have the excuse to fight back even harder, but not be the instigating ‘bad guys’ (even though we all know they are.) I just wonder if May will be the time that Isaiah 17 and / or Psalm 83 get under way, and if you think that is likely.
Q. Just wondering about our loved ones who’ve passed on before us. Since there will be no tears or sorrow in heaven how will we not be sad if those we thought would be there are not? Will we have no memory of them so we won’t be sad?
Q. Do you know if there is any Biblical support for a true Jewish believer today who feels he could possibly not go up in the pre-trib rapture in order to be used as one of the 144,000 in Rev. 7? I personally don’t see where God would withhold the promises made to His bride, the Church (even for one or two believers), in order to use them as witnesses during Daniel’s 70th week. However, I do see where it is going to be an awesome responsibility for those who are chosen. I can only imagine!
Q. One of my children is disabled. He is deaf, slightly vision impaired, and slightly learning disabled. My son is 12 years old and he has accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. He did so at the age of 10 years old. He has asked me since getting saved if his spirit will be disabled too. He wants to know if when his disabled body dies and his spirit leaves his body to go home to Jesus will it be “whole”? Basically, he knows his body doesn’t work because it is broken in certain places. He wants to believe that when his spirit leaves his body that his spirit will see, hear, understand, etc…normally. He does not want his spirit to be disabled like his body.
I want to tell him this is true, but I am not sure. I don’t want to say something to him that is not true. Your time on this question is so appreciated, not only to me, but to a 12 year old boy who’s life up until now has not been easy nor will his future be.
A Bible Study by Jack Kelley
One of the most telling indicators that the rapture is near is the number of people who write fearing that because of their behavior they’re going to be left behind. People didn’t worry so much about that when they thought the rapture was off in the distant future.
Q. I am currently in a long distance relationship with a girl. The Bible says a woman and a man who are married become one in God’s eyes. If the Rapture happens before I marry this girl, how will we be before the Lord? I wish I could marry this girl right now and I can only hope and pray the lord will allow that to happen before the Rapture which I believe like you is coming very soon. Will we be joined in the Lord’s eyes if not married when the rapture comes?
Q. In referring to 2 Thessalonians 2, and the use of the word apostasy, you are trying to force some kind of chronology in support of pre trib rapture. It amounts to a miss-translation: the word which is translated as apostasy or falling away in some translations, should be understood to mean the rapture. Don’t get me wrong, I agree with pre-trib rapture, but look at what is being said. The apostasy is the rapture.
Q. When Jesus left the tomb, His grave clothes were neatly folded on the slab (He obviously didn’t need the earthly garments any more.) I’m wondering if you think it’s possible that OUR clothes will also be left behind, folded neatly where we were as we ascended? If this were the case, it would be an even greater problem for the unbelievers left behind to explain to the world; but it would also be a greater pointer for those on the edge of belief to question what on earth had just happened.