The Rapture

As Taught by Jesus (John 14:1-3

As Taught by Paul (1 Thess. 4:13-18)






As taught by our Lord

(John 14:1-3)

As taught by Paul

(1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)

Comforting Words

"Let not your heart be troubled."

"Comfort one another with these words."

The Necessity of Personal Faith

"Ye believe in God, believe also in Me."

"If we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him."

We Can Take Christ at His Word

"If it were not so, I would have told you."

"This we say unto you by the Word of the Lord."

The Promise of His Coming

"I will come again."

"The Lord Himself shall descend from Heaven."

The Remarkable Removal from Earth

"and receive you unto Myself."

"We...shall be caught meet the Lord in the air."

Forever Present with the Lord

"That where I am, there ye may be also."

"and so shall we ever be with the Lord."

          Adapted from God's Prophecies For Plain People, William L. Pettingill (Philadelphia School of the Bible, 1923), pages 22-23.