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Bible prophecy: What will happen during the Rapture? 'All unbelievers will be judged'
Daily Express - BIBLE prophecy speaks of the Rapture - an End Times event that will see Christians worldwide plucked from the face of the Earth in the blink of an eye. But what does the Bible say will happen after the Rapture.
Bible prophecies about the end of the world paint a grim picture of the future. From wars and rumours of war to natural cataclysms, famines and plagues, the days before the final judgment of mankind are certainly not rosy. According to some interpretations of the scripture, a key event that will unfold in these days is the Rapture of the Church.
Certain denominations of Christianity - American evangelical ones, in particular - believe the Rapture will unfold before the prophesied Second Coming of Jesus Christ.
During this event, Christ will appear in the heavens to call forth all dead and living Christians into heaven.
The word rapture itself originates from the Greek word "harpazo" which means "to seize" or "to snatch away".
A passage in 1 Thessalonians 4 states: "After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever.".....READ MORE
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