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In our last post, “Do I Have A Soul?”, the issue of whether or not humans possess an immortal soul was addressed.
We didn’t want to leave you hanging for too long before providing more information relating to this concept.
Therefore, if you’re interested in finding more answers about this subject, then it is suggested that you keep reading to discover more regarding the idea of an “immortal soul.”
Before we proceed, what we need to realize is that the first great deception was told by the satan to Eve when he advised her that if she ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil “you will not die (Gen. 3:1-5).”
In “Rapture Redux” we will continue our quest to see if we can find that ever-so-elusive “Shortcut to Paradise” by next delving into the New Testament.
One of the major proofs offered in the New Testament for a rapture of saved individuals off the earth sans death is contained in 1 Thessalonians:
There is a popular saying that you might have heard which goes something like this, “Everybody wants to go to heaven but nobody wants to die.”
First of all, the reality is that no person is going to heaven regardless of dying or not. The one exception is the person whose name and title is Yahushua the messiah. As you know, his circumstances were just a little bit different. (Another topic for a later time.)
Second, all persons will in fact die before the Judgment Day whether they believe so or not. Even Yahushua had to submit to this reality.
Is there really any merit to the idea that some select group of believers can actually take a shortcut to paradise by avoiding death?
Let’s begin our investigation to find out the truth of the matter.
It is apparent that there seems to be a widespread misunderstanding, especially among the various Sacred Name groups, of the events occurring after Yahushua the messiah’s death that lead up to the earthly arrival of father Yahweh.
The given sequence of events that is being expounded by many leaders/teachers of these groups goes something like this:
• Just before the return of Yahushua the messiah there will take place a period of time called the Great Tribulation.