Best 54 of Rapture quotes - MyQuotes
What if the disciples heard Jesus say the temple and religious lead ers would be destroyed and knew it meant the end of the Old Covenant age? Without a temple and religious leaders, the Old Covenant would be unable to function. Could you imagine the United States government functioning without the president, the secret service, and the White House? In fact, one-third of the Old Covenant laws required a standing temple.
Real decisions are not something we can pick up without taking time to hunt for them.
And now, we have no option. We can't say 'maybe' 'it's possible' 'it looks very probable...' No way! We have to say this is what the Bible teaches! This is fact! May 21, 2011 is the day of the Rapture, it is the day that Judgment Day begins...
We're all seeking...the rapture of being alive.
God wanted everyone around Judea and Jerusalem to hear the gospel before He allowed the Old Covenant world to be destroyed.
Only in love does one look at another person with the same rapt attention one looks at a flower or the sky.
I will have poetry in my life. And adventure. And love. Love above all. No... not the artful postures of love, not playful and poetical games of love for the amusement of an evening, but love that... overthrows life. Unbiddable, ungovernable - like a riot in the heart, and nothing to be done, come ruin or rapture.
Never give up, never give in, never give out!
I believe the verses about one being left and one being taken are actually referring to two different responses to the great tribulation.
Seen at Liberty University: "I hope the Rapture happens before my student loans are due.
You can never hope to recapture the first fine careless rapture as the poet put it, but it stays with you like a good acid trip.
Michael Bassey Johnson
People will say,"there's heaven and hell", and they take it so serious that they look so sorrowful with penitence. I would rather ask them to show me the route that leads to heaven or hell.
One sip of this wine and you will go mad with drunkenness. You will drop your masks and tear your clothes — destroying everything that separates you from the Lover. Once you taste the fruit of this vine, you will be kicked out of the city of yourself. You will forget the world. You will forget yourself. I tell you: you will become a madman who wanders the streets looking for the Lover once you drink this Wine of Love.
I can tell you my view of the end-times in one word: Kingdom.
Never so sure our rapture to create As when it touch'd the brink of all we hate.
I close my eyes, gripping the empty clothes closer to me, shaking my head against the truth. I try to block out the words... Try to stop them... But they come, nonetheless, until finally I just stand here—not running, not even trying to escape. “You my dear, will suffer seven years of tribulation. You will be left behind...
I have drunk the night and swallowed the stars. I am dancing with abandon and singing with rapture. There is not a thing I do not love. There is not a person I have not forgiven. I feel a universe of love. I feel a universe of light. Tonight, I am with old friends and we are returning home. The moon is our witness.
He sank to his knees, absolutely full of despair and sadness. For a long time, droplets of blood continued to fall into his lap.
She felt the adagio from Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez strumming at her inner thighs like a guitar, and then slowly moving upwards until it wrapped around her heart in its denouement.
In the parable of the ten virgins, Jesus is clearly saying that prior to his return the whole church will be asleep (Mt. 25:5), not just the foolish virgins but the wise as well. This verse turned my thinking upside down. No matter how I looked at it, no matter what commentary I read, no one had an adequate answer for what this verse really says. Denomination Presidents, Seminary Professors, Pastors and everyone in the pews: Jesus is telling us that we’re all snoozing.
I was Amazement--I was Desire--I was Ecstasy and Rapture and the slightest bit of Greed.
I know mine own!"--Walter Emmett Velvet, the Antichrist
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
It is true; Jesus Christ is coming again! It is true; He is coming soon!
I battered the cordons around me And cradled my wings on the breeze, Then soared to the uttermost reaches With rapture, with power, with ease!
Fleeing led to safety, remaining led to destruction.
We were decadent in our intimacy. Leaving no inch of skin untouched lest a moment of rapture slip through our grasp. Thrusting and plunging, in dazed euphoria, the exquisite cravings for those carnal delights ravaged our souls until shamelessly, gasping lust tainted air, we discovered insatiability...
There is no dark, darker than the distorted great light.
If things happening is the litmus test for a soon-coming rapture, it’s no wonder every generation for many years have believed they were the last generation. Bad things happen in every generation.
Are you ready for the rapture of the church Are you ready for Heaven Our Lord Jesus Christ now wants all Christians to get into a sense of urgency in our preparation for His second coming.
Tipani flower skies blazing rapture of color laced tree crowns silhouettes along the ocean diamond necklaced beach...of my heart in fragrance of love spilled by caressing kisses of the sun opening the gates to dive deep through away to horizons with no return...
There is no rapture in the love which is prompted by esteem; such affection is lasting, not passionate.
What if the disciples heard Jesus say the temple and religious leaders would be destroyed and knew it meant the end of the Old Covenant age? Without a temple and religious leaders, the Old Covenant would be unable to function. Could you imagine the United States government functioning without the president, the secret service, and the White House? In fact, one-third of the Old Covenant laws required a standing temple.
I know mine own!
Music, when thus applied, raises noble hints in the mind of the hearer, and fills it with great conceptions. It strengthens devotion, and advances praise into rapture.
What if the goal of Jesus was not just to get us from earth to heaven after we die, but to empower us to bring heaven to earth before we die?
The Bible was written for us, but it wasn’t written to us.
The word Antichrist is completely absent from the most prophetic book in the entire Bible—Revelation.
Henrietta Newton Martin
Be prepared, for the Kingdom of God is at Hand; Are you ready? Either HE comes first to pick you, or you go up there ,to stay with Him forever and cheer Him for His return ! Are you prepared ?
Michael Ben Zehabe
No ancient Jew was ever promised, or expected, a heavenly life. That was a wild and outrageous teaching of Jesus. Holy text never offers a heavenly hope--before Jesus. Think about it: No matter how faithful Adam would have been, he could never graduate to heaven. Going to heaven was a 'Jesus teaching.' It simply does not exist in Torah. pg xxvii
If Utopia is not a place, but a people, then we must choose carefully, for the world is about to change, and in our story, Rapture was just the beginning. -Eleanore Lamb
It is like a woman indeed To take rapture before the fact is shown for true. They believe too easily, are too quick to shift From ground to ground; and swift indeed The rumor voiced by a woman dies again.
YOUR LIFE HAS BEEN A MIX OF TRIUMPHS AND TOILS, CHALLENGES AND TESTS, AND YOU HAVE BEEN FOUND WORTHY. YOUR FAITH IN ME AND YOUR LOVING HEART ARE A TESTAMENT TO MY PEOPLE. 'Thank you, my God.' COME, BE WITH ME. SIT WITH ME AT MY TABLE; JOIN ME IN RAPTURE. AND BRING YOUR CUTE FRIEND TOO.
You guys do realize it’s the good guys that get left behind, right?
Prior to the 1800s, this passage (1 Thess. 4:13-18) was understood by biblical scholars to be referencing the general resurrection and the final coming of the Lord at the end of time. Nobody believed this was referring to some sort of removal of the church from the earth, just prior to a seven-year tribulation period.
We are sometimes dragged into a pit of unhappiness by someone else’s opinion that we do not look happy.
If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth.
Like a rustic at a fair, we are full of amazement and rapture, and have no thought of going home, or that it will soon be night.
He felt something trickle down his face and he wiped it away irritably. When he looked at the back of his hand, he found trails of red. He had never cried in his life; in fact, he could not cry with no tear ducts. But now, at last, he was. He was crying tears of blood. For her.
I will drive the world crazy with love poems for you. So they can know how magnificent you are and how crazy I am.
Fall in love with me and I will immortalise you in my poetry. Fall in love with me and I will worship each of your lashes like Divinity. Fall in love with me and I will take you to the peak of explosive rapture daily. If you haven’t already, I dare you to fall in love with me.