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Rapture of the Church, Part 2

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July 9, 2021 8:00 am

Rapture of the Church, Part 2

The Urban Alternative / Tony Evans, PhD

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July 9, 2021 8:00 am

How and when it’ll happen have been matters of debate since the beginning, but all Christians agree Jesus is coming back for his church. When he does, Dr. Tony Evans says that things are going to change starting with us. Join him as he talks about what those changes will be like and when we might expect them to happen.

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All Dr. Tony Evans talked about how our bodies will change when we meet Jesus in heaven decay will be celebrating faithfulness. This is the alternative Dr. Tony Evans, author, speaker, senior pastor of Oakland Bible Fellowship Dallas, Texas, president of the urban alternative.

How and when it'll happen in matters of debate since the beginning but Jesus is coming back for his church when he does things are going to change starting with us much joy Dr. Evans as he digs deep to help us understand the rapture of the church first step before all the explanation for this event called the catching up on the rapture.

In verse 13. I don't want to be informed about those who die are sleep problems to come and wait for Jesus to come.

While that will come back some of their loved ones. Christians come back for his return and miss out on the rapture. Would you be informed about that one of the reasons is because the rapture is to inform them about this thing will work with you is because the kingdom of heaven prescriptions 15 verse 50 like you are now because your makeup, flesh and blood. The reason why this rapture is important to you before all hell breaks loose on earth is going to come to retrieve his people before the wrath breaks loose. Verse 16 himself from having with the shout so the rapture is going to happen and shout on my Jesus told John chapter 11 called the great Jesus is going to come to come to come back in the trump of God is going to come for the whole group. Things will happen at the same time and in Christ will proceed proceed to living rise first. He talks about people I love in verse 14 who fall asleep in Jesus because dying dying as Christians, falling asleep in Jesus. So the assumption is that you have accepted Christ something is true when you die you will fall asleep in Jesus. The picture here is about mother rocking the baby until the baby falls asleep, that rocking a lot of times a frustrated baby.

Babies cry and the mother is rocking the baby baby baby baby frustrated and so is rocking to sleep okay so he's what got us for many of us, he left this life become very uncomfortable. The chronic cancel. We chronic at the aneurysm with chronic with whatever it is is causing his pain and he will let us cry so hard because were so uncomfortable that we begin saying I'd rather you take me because when we get to the point with this life recedes and the like to come becomes bigger than we ready to go to sleep for some of us we already ghostly medical sleep yet, but if we're not ready.

And God is ready, he allows the discomfort get worse until we already so she says the dead in Christ will rise first online and remain shall be caught up rapture to gather with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. Okay please notice where we meeting the Lord on earth because of my time in the coming home another sequence in this chain of events were going to be going through when he comes back to earth with us. By the way, I will get to have my site so much you that understand you are going to be living in two places, not one we talked about going to heaven when we die. That's true but that's just one about two locations because we going to be moving back and forth from heaven to earth. It is a two location. So you need anybody that can go in both places need to be able to play offense and defense. You need to be of a workable side the ball about needing to be a lot of hangout up there and beats and chilled you got so time is spent on so he says we will be caught up to meet the Lord in the air right turn prescriptions 15 first ribbons. 15 and let's look at this test will be close. Verse 51 behold, I tell you a mystery.

The mystery of something not revealed in the Old Testament that is explained in rebuilding the New Testament that had no idea about this in the Old Testament, but now he said let me tell you something they didn't know about your mystery. We will not all sleep Jesus Christ come back the next five minutes that we all live so when not going to sleep, but we will be changed, so I going to go through this like a emerging from that will be a change in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye on about the twinkle twinkle is faster than the blink blink is opening and closing twinkle is a shift in the eye.

It takes 115 of the second to twinkle that is shipped blink is approximately 1/15 of the second you will be changed that quickly. It will be an instantaneous change will be casual development. It'll be okay near the twinkling of an eye. It says in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump of the trouble sound that will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. This will put on imperishable.

This portal will put on immortality. Every thing wrong with you will change will go through great lengths to change you ladies put on makeup by close your stitching weeks is all about a change is not about improving the look to improve the look is when God brings about the change after the rapture.

This questionable yet wishing takes the pain arthritis do all the things that are wrong will be reversed on a new center close to humanity that will be in questionable it cannot be tampered with.

It cannot recall it could not decay it will be a glorified body okay, but you know what will be like John says in first John chapter 3 verses two and three. He says when we see him at the rapture we will be like we will be like okay so if I will be like him and I need to know what he's like, what I'll be like when I like him and that's where Dr. Evans will pick up in a moment when he continues this message from his current series prophecy in our world.

As we were learning the Bible has a lot to say about what's coming up in the future. Sometimes the language in the images don't seem clear at first, Dr. Evans explains it all in his current two volume series prophecy, and our world. You get a deeper understanding of terms like the rapture, the tribulation second coming, and many more. There are also messages on what happens when we die and what it's really like in heaven or in hell.

Now here's the best part. If you contact us right away. You can get all 12 messages in volumes one and two. This powerful series is a thank you gift when you make a contribution to help keep Tony's teaching coming your way, and as an added bonus will also include a copy of Tony's powerful book prayers for victory in spiritual warfare in a Dr. Evans explains why we need to turn to God for help winning the invisible spiritual battle going on around us, and include specific prayers for people fighting against substance abuse, sexual or emotional problems, relational issues, and more. And this special keepsake addition even includes a luxury cover that looks and feels like leather to contact us right away before time runs out and request your copy of prophecy, and our world and prayers for victory in spiritual warfare. Just visit Tony or call our resource request line at 1-800-800-3222 were team members are standing by day and night to help you. That's 1-800-800-3222 right now. Let's pick up where we left off in our message. Here's Dr. Evans squeegee with a cloth body three days after the crucifixion when he stepped out.

He was the same person who died was another person.

This Jesus whom you seen a safe is coming back again so you will become somebody you trust first.

Because remember, if you are so entering the body, so you will be then you will be the same race will be the same gender be the same person only perfected so no sin, no sickness, no disease, you will be the perfect you. You were created to be. As an adult I know I don't because that's how God created so as the perfect age which I'm guessing is 33 Jesus of the standard will be like him, you will be the perfect age to age with all laws of you okay glorified humanity because Jesus was, we must only glorify but let's discuss the when Jesus rose from he was only Emmaus Rd. in Luke 24 with the two disciples and he broke bread with him and then says disappear so that will be the ability to come and go, seen and unseen, because we shall be like when two disciples only Emmaus Road and went to meet with the other disciple, the Scripture says, the door was closed, but he walked through it so we will be unencumbered by matter, which explains why Jesus could step on the cloud when he rose from the dead because he was no longer limited by time and space and matter gravity could not hold anymore. What goes up must come down if you but if you're in a glorified body gravity no longer which is why you will be able to move between heaven and earth in your new body. When Jesus met with the disciples with a glorified body will be able to eat without gaining weight because you will never exist in nonprofit humanity. You will never be safe and yet you can enjoy so this is a whole different coming return of Christ rapture imperishable mortality and it will twinkling of the great new bodies to meet their souls redeem souls. Souls will enter into the new body of a glorified existence transformation story of his fatherly way of the country and had never been to a modern bank before this lived out there in the boondocks and on the inside to go to town to see all the new thing that was happening and they came to a bank never seen a bank building before the bank building was a huge bowl. He didn't know what it was but he noticed something he had his wife and son with him. His wife was looking for some the other things we were standing in the sun, and he noticed something he notices all old lady walking to a split second later he saw this young beautiful woman, told his son Boyko Mitchell mom will be a change little bit you sure is the next calendar before God answers his program for Israel he's going to remove before the two recall this people, and slowly, slowly and by saying in verse 18 we will be with the Lord.

Comfort one another with these words, the magnets to something that is close to the magnet magnet. This something to have eye socket to the back. When Jesus Christ comes back. His glory will suck up the dead in Christ. Those who have the spirit of Christ in them. They will be sucked up in their new bodies to connect with their souls for their new glorified existence.

So why any of this. Number one, you should feel comfort to know when you're dead. You should feel just a little bit better that we really haven't died because you never been more alive than you are. That second because to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord you feel better and less fearful about knowing that the thing you fear most things will never experience to make it a little bit better about the uncertainty and fear that comes with secondly to make you want to witness so that you have love one you want to share the gospel to make sure not great yet not modern family and friends that you love and care about sucked up in the rapture see in the rapture with you and not for the hell break loose on earth and the tribulation. First John chapter 3 verse two embraces this hope purifies himself.

He says when you know what is good news affect how we met on affect how we live it. The president said, do you get there. Just be ready when a call knowing that he is coming should make you try to keep the house clean window, house clean and make you say he wants me to be ready whenever he comes back with dealing with the games not to provoke back when we are going the wrong way by the statement says. Dr. Evans will come back in a moment with the closing story, you know, the first step toward cleaning up your act.

Tony was just talking about is making Jesus the Lord of your life if you never done that but are ready to do it now.

Dr. Evans would be honored to help you begin your new journey. Just visit Tony and follow the link that says Jesus there.

20 will explain everything you need to know about what being a real Christian is all about and how to start a brand-new life.

And while you're there, you can also get more details on this special double offer. I mentioned earlier, the two-volume 12 part audio collection about the Bible and the unfolding of time called prophecy in our world, along with the popular keepsake addition of Tony's book prayers for victory in spiritual warfare. Both of these helpful resources are yours with our thanks when you make a contribution toward Tony's ministry, but only if we hear from you before the special offer runs out. Make the arrangements it Tony or get some help by calling our resource request line at 1-800-800-3222 day or night. That's 1-800-800-3222.

The Bible says one day will all stand before the judgment seat of Christ on Monday.

Dr. Evans will tell us what that means and what will happen when we find ourselves there right now though he's back with this closing story for today. Marvin was a prankster in college. Discuss always create stuff mess things up like that he just create stuff all I wake up one morning and nobody is in the door. I mean nobody get a little nervous because the day before we adjust the rapture and how the dead in Christ will be raise.

Waking up so I know we all went to sleep except Marvin, you don't count so going on some events of nine about my point is you don't want this unit will be left behind.

Having play church behind having been religious. If you here today and you don't know for certain that your sins have been forgiven and that you have received the gift of life you got two things that can happen.

You could die or the rapture could occur even one bad news for you so you I would run to the cross where God opens up his hands and says whosoever will let them come and drink from the water of life freely. He offers eternal life to every man, every woman, every young person who comes across as a sin recognizing they need a Savior and trusting Christ as this barracks for the forgiveness of the gift of eternal life. Don't let another day.

And for those already saved. God never blesses you with a new house, another new call walk close better job bank account. All that's fine but it gives you anything else you have already. The alternative Tony Evans celebrating 40 years of faithfulness, thanks to the generous contributions of listeners like you

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