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Understanding the Difference between the Rapture and the Revelation of Christ

Understanding the Difference between the Rapture of the Church and the Revelation of Christ.

Understanding the Difference between the Rapture and the Revelation of Christ

Understanding the Difference between the Rapture and the Revelation of Christ

 

I.     Scriptural Descriptions

A.    The Rapture of the Church

  •  I Corinthians 15:51-54
  •  I Thessalonians 4:16-17

** Old Testament example:

  •  Hebrews 11:5
  •  Genesis 5:24

B.    The Revelation of Jesus Christ

  •  Revelation 19:11-16
  •  Matthew 24:27-30

II.   Important Differences between the Rapture and the Revelation:

A.    The Rapture: The Lord comes ___________________________________________________ .

  • John 14:2-3

The Revelation: The Lord comes                                 ________________________________.

  •    Jude 14-15

B.    The Rapture, believers meet the Lord__________________________________________ .

  •  I Thessalonians 4:17

The Revelation: Believers                            with the Lord                                  .

  •  Revelation 19:11, 14

C. The Rapture: occurs _____________________________________________the tribulation

  •  Revelation 3:10

The Revelation: occurs                              _________________the tribulation

  •  Matthew 24:29-30

D.   The Rapture: .

  •  I Thessalonians 4:17

The Revelation:                                  .

  •  Matthew 24:37-39

E.    The Rapture: will be

  •  I Corinthians 15:51-52

The Revelation: will be                                   

  •  Matthew 24:27
  •  Revelation 1:7

F.    The Rapture: will be

  •  I Thessalonians 5:9

** Two O.T. examples:

  • ______________________________________________________  before it was destroyed.
  • ______________________________________________________ on the ark.

The Revelation: will be _____________________________________________                                  

  •  Jude 14-15

G.   The Rapture: The world ______________________________________and sin gets worse.

The Revelation: The world                                    and sin is dealt with.

H.   The Rapture: ____________________________________are given; it is imminent; and it could take place at any moment.

The Revelation: Is preceded by  _____________________________                                .

  •  Matthew 24:3-30