RAPTURE COMING THIS SEPTEMBER?

1Thess.4:16-18 "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:17 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."

The subject is Rapture. The question is when will it come.

1Thess.5:1-9

"But of the times and the seasons, (Jewish festivals) brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night."

Here Paul is saying that he need not write a letter explaining when the Day of the Lord comes because they already know according to the Jewish Feasts.

Rosh HaShanah is Yom Hakeseh (the hidden day). It comes like a thief. Rosh HaShanah is observed for two days. It comes on the first and second days of the Hebrew month of Tishrei (usually in September or October). It comes with the sighting of the new moon which can take place at anytime within a couple of days.

"For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief."

Rosh HaShanah is also known as The time of Jacob's (Ya'akov) trouble (the birth pangs of the Messiah, Chevlai shel Mashiach)

"Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober. For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night. But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation."

Yom Teruah, or the Feast of Trumpets, is the only feast that we do not know the day or the hour in which to keep it. Therefore, we have to be on the alert and watch for it. According to Jewish custom, many would stay awake and not sleep in order to be sober and awake when it comes.

So why put on the breastplate of faith?

"For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ."

God has always had a heart to warn people before He proclaims judgment. Another name for Rosh HaShanah is 'Yom HaDin', the Day of Judgment. The righteous are separated and will be with God. This is known as the rapture.The wicked and unrepentant will face the judgment and wrath of God during the tribulation period.

-The Rapture-

1Cor, 15:51,52 "Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed."

This is a clear reference to Rosh HaShanah as it is called the last trump, (Yom Teruah: The Day of the Awakening Blast). Teruah means "an awakening blast." A theme associated with Rosh HaShanah is the theme "to awake." Teruah is also translated as "shout."

-Day nor Hour
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The clearest reference comes from our Lord Jesus Himself!

Matt.24:36 "But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only."

As said earlier, Rosh HaShanah is a festival that comes suddenly. No man knows the day nor the hour in which it comes. Also when Jesus states that only the father knows, this is a clear statement to the coming of the Bride Groom for His Church. By custom the Son does not go out to get his bride only when the father says the time has come.

-Bottom Line-

Just before the Tribulation begins, Rapture will take place on Rosh HaShanah. Then 7 years later on Rosh HaShanah, Jesus will come to the earth. This is known as the Second Coming.

-So why THIS particular September/RoshHaShana???-



TEMPLE MOUNT FAITHFUL CLAIM CONFIRMATION OF WATER FLOWING FROM TEMPLE MOUNT ROCK May 19, 1999

  Publications from the group known as the Temple Mount Faithful in Jerusalem, who are set on laying the cornerstone of the Third Jewish Temple in Israel, reported this week that supposedly it has been verified that water has begun flowing from the holy rock of Abraham and Isaac on the Temple Mount which was in the midst of the First and Second Temples. They say, however, that Muslim authorities who control the Temple Mount area have denied the report and have even unsuccessfully attempted to stop the flow of water. The report said: "This special news has caused much excitement in Israel. Since the destruction of the Second Temple the Jewish People have anticipated this event with great desire and prayers because we always knew that this would be one of the signs of the last days and the redemption of Israel and that the Third Temple is soon to be built and Mashiach ben David is soon to come..." The group’s enthusiasm is based upon Ezekiel 37:1-12 describing the conditions of the millennial reign of Christ.

Water confirmed flowing from Temple Mount Rock

Weekend News Today

By Andra Brack

Source: Temple Mount Faithful

Tue May 18 , 1999 -- One of the most exciting events over the last few days has been the news of the water flowing from the holy rock of Abraham and Isaac on the Temple Mount which was in the midst of the First and Second Temples. According to what we now know, the water is definitely flowing from under the rock. The Arabs on the Temple Mount deny this and have tried to stop the flow by many means but have not succeeded. What we now know is that they are trying to bring in special pumps to stop the flow. In any case, the water continues to flow. Nothing can stop it.

This special news has caused much excitement in Israel. Since the destruction of the Second Temple, the Jewish People have anticipated this event with great desire and prayers, because we always knew that this would be one of the signs of the last days, and the redemption of Israel, and that the Third Temple is soon to be built, and Mashiach ben David is soon to come...The water which is now coming from the holy rock on the Temple Mount is again bringing a testimony from G-d. Everyone who loves the G-d of Israel, trusts and worships Him, should be strong and walk together with the G-d of Israel and not fear anyone, only trust Him and they will have the privilege of seeing the accomplishment of this wonderful godly process of the redemption of Israel and all the world. This is the real significance that everyone should give to their lives in these last days. The G-d of Israel is expecting you to do so and to be blessed by being a part of this exciting redemptional event. -END-

Now if one reads Ezekiel 47:3,5 The prophecy states that there will be water that will start out as a trickle then turn into a river.

"And when the man that had the line in his hand went forth eastward, he measured a thousand cubits, and he brought me through the waters; the waters were to the ankles. Again he measured a thousand, and brought me through the waters; the waters were to the knees. Again he measured a thousand, and brought me through; the waters were to the loins. Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over: for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed over."

Now read Revelation 22:1,2 "And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations."

Surely I come quickly! Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.

Richard Vizzutti

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