Is someone hoping to die, so that they can go to be with the Lord the same as someone that hopes for the return of the Lord, so that they can go to be with Him? If you're a Christian both would accomplish basically the same thing. I have heard from both sides of this issue. My Mother-in-law was in bad shape healthwise years before she passed on at 94. She often wished to die or that the Lord would take her home to be with Him. On the other hand there have been those that are in the same predicament that often say, I wish the Lord would come to take His church home. So what I am asking is, if someone's quality of life has fallen off because of sickness or disease would it be selfish for them to desire the rapture over natural death?