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Pamphlet 5057 KC Daniel 26-1

Why is it then that so many preachers and ministers promote an any-moment "rapture theory" which only serves to protect one's flesh body from physical harm, because in order to qualify for the "taking up" one must be a "saved" Christian in the first place?

We have now come to the final chapter in this most informative book titled DAN-I-EL, whose name means "God is [my] judge", and thus far we have seen that all the events written of and recorded in this great book have to do with the coming and presence of the king of Babylon of these last days, who is that little horn and vile person, the king of fierce countenance, the abomination of desolation, aka antichrist who shall come against our people and cause much spiritual desolation.

We have also learned that contrary to what most churches teach concerning the great tribulation of the spurious messiah, the great battle in these last days is a spiritual battle, a battle for the hearts and minds of men and women alike, a battle for your very soul during a time of peace and prosperity and big-daddyism, not during a time of world wars or rumors of nuclear annihilation!

That is why we as Christians are instructed by the apostle Paul in Ephesians chapter six to don the whole armor of God and be spiritually ready and mentally prepared to take a stand against the fiery darts of that wicked one, the son of perdition, the abomination of desolation, even Satan himself.

You "see", it is written that the old serpent, the dragon, shall soon be cast out of heaven with his angels (Rev. 12:7-9) and when he comes he shall stand in the holy place where he ought not (Mat. 24:15) and sit in the temple of God claiming that he is God (2 Thes. 2:4) and back up his claim by performing great signs and wonders in the sight of men.

It is written and it is true and so shall it be!

Remember also that Jesus Christ told us in Matthew 24 and Mark 13 that if we want understanding concerning the abomination of desolation then we are to go read what the prophet Daniel has to say!

And so we have, and by doing so we have learned that this abomination is not a thing, but rather an entity, a vile person who makes desolate the hearts and minds of our people by drawing them to himself as he leads them away from the Word of God!

We also learned how he operates through craft and deceit and with flatteries by spreading wealth and entitlements to all who will come bow before him!

Again, that is quite different than the picture portrayed of the person called antichrist by most churches who teach he shall come and slay people with a physical sword instead of with a spiritual sword.

Which is worse?

The answer is that the former, the first death, i.e. the death of the flesh, is but a "shadow of death" as in only a type of the real death which is the death of the soul in the lake of fire at the end of Millennium.

Have you not read where Jesus Christ told us in Matthew 10:28 "And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear (revere) Him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell."

Why is it then that so many preachers and ministers promote an any-moment "rapture theory" which only serves to protect one's flesh body from physical harm, because in order to qualify for the "taking up" one must be a "saved" Christian in the first place?

No, though it may offend some which certainly is not our intention, if you are "wise" in your Father's Word and have understanding even from the book of Daniel concerning that which shall transpire in these last days when the false christ (the abomination of desolation) is present, then you know that the any-moment rapture theory is based on a completely false foundation in the first place.

Remember that the little horn, the false christ, comes to this earth and heals the deadly wound and brings peace, safety, and prosperity to the world!

Then too, we learned in our last study that the ships of Chittim, those bruisers who are the men and women of the army of God, i.e. God's elect, are here to take a stand against the old fire breathing dragon... and so they shall... and so they shall prevail and have the victory in Christ.

You "see", they have no desire to run and hide from the beast but rather to stand against him and overcome him!

Rev. 12:11
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

To study the Bible is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.
We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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