Let's put 2 and 2 together on this; in this passage below from Paul the Apostle:
1 Thess. 4
17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them (the dead saints) in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
it is important to see that a timing is implied--as in "when" it will happen. And we know exactly "when" it will happen: it "will" happen at the
I'm attempting to do research on Mexico.
From what I've read, Mexico was once a lot larger than it is now. From what I can tell, all of what's now considered the American Southwest was once part of Mexico.
A lot of what I'm reading goes against a lifetime of preconceptions.
From time to time, a consideration of whether some of the martyred saints have been vindicated already comes into the thoughts of many. However, it does not seem that they all have been vindicated as of yet, because (for one thing) we do not have the complete number of martyred saints as of yet. Of course, the appropriate VISION passage from Revelation has the martyred saints making a request to be avenged--as taught below:
9When the Lamb broke the
Genesis 37:23, 24, “Joseph’s brothers took him and cast him into a pit”
Hebrews 12:1, “Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us”
Can you remember the last time you ran in a race? Maybe it was in a high school or college track meet. If you have ever run a race can you remember what it was like? You had to run a certain distance. There was a course set out for you. There was a finish line and a prize for the one who finished first. Track
I'm noticing a pattern more and more:
The more progress I make, the further out of my way I have to go to make further progress. The result of this is, it is progressively getting harder and harder for me to make progress.
I'm attempting to learn more about Louisiana. Reading about a place just doesn't do what actually BEING there will do.
Unfortunately, there is no way I can take a trip to Louisiana right now.