hello everybody! just thought i'd contribute a little on the "rapture" as ya'll call it... although that word is not in the bible whatsoever... why the heck worry about it? who cares when it is, how it'll happen, what season, what year, what... whatever? we don't have a clue whatsoever when it'll happen... if we say it'll be in the summer of whatever? ya, it won't happen in that summer. bible says (don't know the exact passage) Jesus will come when we least expect it. think about that for a second. we go on debating when we think the second coming and "rapture" will happen by looking at the references to it in revelation and in the epistels and gospels... even the old testament. we don't have a clue when it'll happen. we are on God's time. He's not on ours. What does it matter how it'll happen? Jesus will come in all God's Glory. period. what other way will he come? i mean, it's second coming people! c'mon now! if we end up goin' through the tribulation (which we deserve as much as the non-christians...) then so be it. all i'm goin' to worry about is the nature of my relationship with God. keeping my faith and building it and growing towards Him more and more. and learning to use God's armour to protect the faith God's given me. and to protect everything i have learn'd from my Savior. so why debate about when the 'rapture' will happen, or how it'll happen? whatever way we think it'll happen... it won't happen that way... bible also says : 'people in those days will say 'where is the promise of his coming?'' thessalonians i think. i kinda shorten'd the verse alittle. just a little thought of mine i thought of contributing. you got any thoughts on this? please, respond back. i'd love to hear it all. I'll let the Lord run my life, and not worry what's gonna come at me, 'cuz i know God's gon' be there to help out. I will stay strong... 'cuz life sucks if we dont stay strong. have a great day everybody.