Revelation Epilogue – and invitation and a warning to all (Revelation 22:12 – 22:21).

In the conclusion to John’s vision, Jesus says: “I am coming soon! My reward is with me and I will give to each person according to what they have done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. Blessed are those who wash their robes (do his commandments) that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city. Outside are the dogs, those who practice magic arts, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood. I have sent my angel to give you this testimony for the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright morning

What does the Bible tell us about the event called The Rapture?

The event called The Rapture is familiar to most Christians. It has been portrayed in many movies and most churches today teach the concept. The Rapture is an event in which all Christians will be removed from the earth and transported to heaven. It is typically believed to occur years before Jesus’ second coming and it’s typically thought will take place in secrecy (i.e. to the people of Earth, Christians will simply vanish). It’s a belief that emerged in Christianity only within the last 200 years. The theological term for this system of belief is “dispensationalism”. What does the scripture say about the event called “The Rapture”? Surprising to some, the Bible does not specifically mention the Rapture – the word itself does not appear anywhere in