Sermon Topic: Rapture

The Mystery of the Church, Part 2

Date: May 13th, 1956  |  Scripture: Ephesians 3:1-12  |  Topics: Chosen, Mystery, Rapture, Resurrection, Second Advent, Second Coming

For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward: How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words, Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ) Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; That the Gentiles should be fellowheirContinue Reading

The Great Expectation

Date: June 9th, 1957  |  Scripture: Philippians 3-4  |  Topics: Burial, Hope, Martyrdom, Patience, Rapture, Resurrection, Second Coming, Spiritual impetus, Spiritual motivation, Unity

Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe. Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision. For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh. Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more: Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock ofContinue Reading

When Christ Shall Appear

Date: September 29th, 1957  |  Scripture: Colossians 3:4  |  Topics: Glory, Life, Rapture, Resurrection, Second Coming

When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.

Waiting For His Son From Heaven

Date: November 3rd, 1957  |  Scripture: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12  |  Topics: Prophecy, Rapture, Religion, Tribulation

Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand. Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshiContinue Reading

Facing the Future with God

Date: January 5th, 1958  |  Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:14-15  |  Topics: Kingdom, Rapture, Second Coming, Service

For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.

The Rapture Of the Church

Date: January 12th, 1958  |  Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14  |  Topics: Church, Eternity, Heaven, Rapture

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

The Great Separation: The Earth Without a Christian

Date: January 19th, 1958  |  Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18  |  Topics: Death, Judgment, Rapture, Separation, Tribulation

For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.

Unto Them That Look for Him

Date: January 17th, 1960  |  Scripture: Hebrews 9:28  |  Topics: Heaven, Hope, Rapture, Salvation, Waiting

So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.

What of the Promise of His Coming?

Date: October 16th, 1960  |  Scripture: 2 Peter 3:4  |  Topics: Alpha and Omega, Promise, Rapture, Return, Second Coming, Talents

And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

A Door Opened in Heaven

Date: November 12th, 1961  |  Scripture: Revelation 4:1  |  Topics: Apocalypse, Church, Mystery, Rapture

After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.