Message Title: The End Game
Speaker: Pastor Greg Hubbard
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 (NLT)
The Rapture is an event where all who have put their trust in Christ, living and deceased, will suddenly be caught up from earth, be joined with Christ in the air, and taken to heaven.
THE MEANING OF RAPTURE
A. “ to carry off by force” : 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17
B. “ to claim for oneself eagerly” : 1 Peter 1:18-21;
C. “ to snatch away speedily”: 1 Corinthians 15:52
D. “ to rescue from danger and destruction” : 1 Corinthians 15:52
THE TIMING OF THE RAPTURE
A. The rapture can happen at any moment!
B. The rapture will have the element of surprise: Matthew 25:1-13