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The question is not whether you believe in the rapture or not. The challenge is for us to be ready when He comes.



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What Does the Bible Say About the Rapture?

Frequently Asked Questions
•What is the Rapture?
•Is the Rapture mentioned in the Bible?
•When will the Rapture occur?
•What will happen at the Rapture?
•Who will be left behind when the Rapture occurs?
•Will the Rapture occur before, during or after the Great Tribulation?
•Do recent events mean the Rapture is near?

What is the Rapture?
The word Rapture does not appear in the Bible. It comes from the Latin word rapare which means “seize”, “snatch” or “take away.” The term Rapture is used to refer to the faithful believers being taken up to meet Christ in the air as described in this passage written by the apostle Paul:

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve as others do who…

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