1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 reads: "But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have not hope. For is we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus.For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord will by no means precede those who are asleep. For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we, who are alive and remain, shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meed the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord. Therefore comfort one another with these words." The day of the Lord WILL take place and there is nothing anyone can do about it. People all over the world who don't go back with Jesus to Heaven will be wondering what's going on, what's happening. They will be looking around seeing cars and trucks stopped in the middle of the streets with no drivers in them, simply because they were Christians and they went to be with the Lord in the sky. The day of the Lord, chaos will break out all over the world for those who are left behind. Men, women, boy and girls will be in shock with what they will see taking place in the streets. Evil will show it's face and no one can do anything with it because when Jesus comes back and raptures the Christians out of this world, He will also take His (holy) spirit back with Him. Brothers and sisters, it's the Holy Spirit that's holding back the power of darkness so it won't take over the world today. Just think about that and thank Jesus for His Spirit. Christians all over the world will disappear off the face of the earth because Jesus called them home to be with Him in Heaven. Now those who are not Christians will look around and all their Christian family and friends will be no longer on this earth with them. They will be caught up in the sky to meet Jesus. Now remember, the Holy Spirit is no longer in this world to hold back the evil one so the evil one will take over and have his way freely. He is going to cause so much chaos and trouble among those who will be left behind. My brothers and sisters, the stage is being set for the coming of the Lord. Don't misunderstand me. I'm not saying I know when Jesus is coming back. Nor do I know when the Rapture will take place. I'm saying get right with almighty God because this event is going to take place soon, very soon. There are many who believe the coming of the Lord is not going to happen. They are only being deceived by satan himself. That's why they choose to live their life in sin and without Jesus. My brothers and sisters, if God says it's going to happen, believe Him it's going to happen! So I ask you to give your heart and life to Jesus. Make reservations to go back with Him whenever He comes back. Brothers and sisters in Christ, just hold on, everything will be ok. Just keep the faith and hope in Jesus. He's going to make everything alright. He said He is going to prepare a place for us and I believe it. So put your trust in Him and not Trump. Because one day he is going to meet his match. In Jesus' name...Amen...

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Marcus Chandler is a longtime pastor and columnist. Contact him at mchandler2011@hotmail.com or (501) 908-9507.