The momentous 24-hour event of Yom Kippur draws attention to God’s provision for the annual covering of Israel’s national sin. A profound message, however, is embedded in the ancient ritual for all who live in the 21st century.
You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power. For You created all things, and by Your will they exist and were created.
May the year 5778 be filled with abundant blessing and peace!
All who espouse a Judeo-Christian worldview must be aware of not just the traditional significance ascribed to the sounding of the shofar on Rosh Hashanah, but the biblical relevance to life in the 21st century.
At a set time, all Christians will hear the reverberating shout of the Lord—accompanied by the mighty voice of the archangel and the invigorating trump of God—as Christ descends in the clouds for the church.
The context surrounding Imminent Rapture teaching contains practical instruction concerning how we should live in light of the blessed hope.
. . . I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures, and that He was seen by Cephas, then by the twelve. . . last of all He was seen by me also . . .
The earth may well reel in the aftermath, but the biblical focus of the Rapture is the mysterious truth that we will all be changed.