This is the blog version of my PDF ‘The Rapture Survival Guide (TRSG)’.
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The events that follow the rapture are likely to be disastrous. With all Christians and young children gone (except possibly the Catholic church) the world will fall into chaos much faster as the salt and the light have been removed along with the restrainer (holy spirit). When the Christians are taken, some planes will crash, many car crashes will occur, jobs will be left void, there will be global panic around what’s happened and parents will be absolutely frantic about what happened to their children. Many conspiracies will sprout and Satan will likely use signs to deceive the nations such as hovering lights in the sky – thus blaming it on aliens. After people realize that millions are missing, looters many likely to go house to house hoping it won’t be occupied. Many evildoers and spiritualists will rejoice that the people holding back the planet have been removed so they can continue to ‘fix’ the planet.
Lawlessness will be on the rise daily and people will become increasingly desperate for news and information on what happened. Millions of jobs will be left empty which will affect the food and produce markets, industrial, construction and nearly every facet of society today. The speed of the earth’s downward spiral of collapse will increase dramatically and the nations will desperately seek a leader to lift the world out of these debilitating times. It will get so bad that presidents and those in power will seek to form a global government to help kerb the natural and man made disasters, possibly using the myth of “global warming” or “aliens” to push their agenda. Don’t wait before becoming a Christian if you believe that Jesus is Lord because in these disastrous times you may not live long.
The time between the rapture and the tribulation is unknown but it can’t be too long because the dark powers that be want to unite the world under their banner for total control. During this time the everyone will be trying to recover from the chaos of the rapture while allowing the antichrist – the mouthpiece of satan himself will rise to power with ‘all of the solutions’.
Apostate churches are the ones that do not teach directly from the bible but rather their own interpretation of it. Pastors who have fallen from the truth, and who are NOT TO BE FOLLOWED include: Joel Osteen, Andy Stanley, Kenneth Copeland, Joyce Meyer, Benny Hinn and The Pope among many others. You also do NOT want to follow any of these so called “pastors” who are left behind after the rapture as this means that Jesus didn’t even know them, therefore they weren’t taken.
Instead seek teaching by those who are no longer here and hold true to the word of God such as: Jan Markell, Chuck Missler, Derek Prince, Jack Hibbs, Don Stewart, Amir Tsarfati, Barry Stagner, J.D. Farag, Terry James, Eric Barger, Billy Crone, Dr. Mark Hitchcock, Michele Bachmann, Franklin Graham, Billy Graham, Brandon Holthaus and Jill Martin Rische. Each of them has sound biblical theology and doesn’t allegorize the bible, but instead takes each passage literally. They fear God and the consequences that He has in place if anyone alters the words of the bible (verse below), and so do I, therefore I bring you the truth and only the truth.
18 For I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: If anyone adds to these things, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book; 19 and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the Book of Life, from the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
Your first step after the disappearance of many is to seek the truth of the word of God by going through the 1-7 checklist found further above. Commit your life and your sins to him, turning from them a complete 180 degrees and trying your best not to commit them anymore. Believe that Jesus is the son of God who was sent to die for your sins, and read the bible persistently, praying daily.
If you’re unfamiliar with the bible, the last book of Revelation contains most of the information about the end times and the antichrist. However there are many other books of the bible with end times significance such as Daniel, and 1 & 2 Thessalonians. Revelation can be difficult to comprehend without background knowledge so I recommend looking up prophecy commentary pastors such as Chuck Missler to assist in the decryption of the Bible as some of the old language can be perplexing.
The Rise of the Antichrist
Now that the rapture has occurred there’s no reason why the antichrist can’t begin to show his face on the global stage and start his final rise to power as he may already be in a position of minor power. (Revelation 13:1-8) The antichrist will begin by rising up among the 10 leaders of the new world order. 7 of them will drop out and he will subdue the last 3. The world will ‘marvel’ and be amazed by the antichrist, at the ideas he sets forward and the actions he takes as this will certainly be a very charismatic, intelligent and yet deceitful man.
The Description of the Antichrist
“And I saw one of his heads as if it had been mortally wounded, and his deadly wound was healed. And all the world marvelled and followed the beast.”
“1 Then I stood on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads a blasphemous name. 2 Now the beast which I saw was like a leopard, his feet were like the feet of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion. The dragon gave him his power, his throne, and great authority. 3 And I saw one of his heads as if it had been mortally wounded, and his deadly wound was healed. And all the world marveled and followed the beast. 4 So they worshiped the dragon who gave authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, “Who is like the beast? Who is able to make war with him?” 5 And he was given a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies, and he was given authority to continue for forty-two months. 6 Then he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme His name, His tabernacle, and those who dwell in heaven. 7 It was granted to him to make war with the saints and to overcome them. And authority was given him over every tribe, tongue, and nation. 8 All who dwell on the earth will worship him, whose names have not been written in the Book of Life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.”
The bible even includes a physical description of the antichrist to come:
“Woe to the worthless shepherd, who leaves the flock!
A sword shall be against his arm and against his right eye;
His arm shall completely wither, and his right eye shall be totally blinded.”
The Rise of the False Prophet
The false prophet is a religious leader and the ‘beast which rises from the earth’ who performs great miracles and causes people to worship and follow the antichrist – the beast that rises from the water, in the second half of the tribulation. (Revelation 13:11-18) He will be able to rain fire down from the sky on command, however this power is from the devil and not from God. He uses these demonic abilities to deceive many and will cause people to believe that the first ‘beast’ (from the sea) is in fact the messiah. The false prophet may already have a powerful position at the rapture (such as the Pope), and will ally themself with the antichrist to gain even more power.
“Then I saw another beast coming up out of the earth, and he had two horns like a lamb and spoke like a dragon. And he exercises all the authority of the first beast in his presence, and causes the earth and those who dwell in it to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed. He performs great signs, so that he even makes fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men. And he deceives those who dwell on the earth by those signs which he was granted to do in the sight of the beast, telling those who dwell on the earth to make an image to the beast who was wounded by the sword and lived.”
Reconstruction of Babylon
At some point before or in the tribulation, the city of Babylon will be built and serve as the residence of the antichrist. It will likely take many years to construct and therefore this gives notion that it could be started well before the tribulation. Babylon will likely be constructed around Al-Hillah in Iraq where the previous Babylon empire was located. The coordinates are 32.478642, 44.451235 (32° 28′ 43.1″ N, 44° 27′ 4.4″ E) if you’re interested.
If this post has made an impact on your life and you want to take the next step, head to:
Part 1 – Introduction
Part 7 – Left Behind?
Part 10 – Post Rapture Steps
Part 13 – The Tribulation (First Half)
Part 30 – Mid Tribulation
Part 38 – Armageddon
For a full list of the parts, see the bottom of Part 1.