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Premillennialists Rapture Ready Over Israel-Lebanon Conflict

“I am excited beyond words that the struggle of this life may be over soon and I can finally be FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!”

“I too am soooo excited!!”

“I will just have time to get my hair and nails done”

“Sound the shofar!…Yeshua is stepping onto the battlefield.”

Rapture Ready has pulled a message thread that was coming under undue attention from the mockers and scoffers. Luckily, Google cache allows us to see the discussion members’ profound concern over the human tragedy currently unfolding in Lebanon and Israel. Here are the choicest entries; emoticons from the originals not included:

July 11th, 2006, 10:13 PM
Ohappyday
Is it time to get excited? I can’t help the way I feel. For the first time in my Christian walk, I have no doubts that the day of the Lords appearing is upon us. I have never felt this way before, I have a joy that bubbles up every-time I think of him, for I know this is truly the time I have waited for so long. Am I alone in feeling guilty about the human suffering like my joy at his appearing some how fuels the evil I see everywhere. If it were not for the souls that hang in the balance and the horror that stalks man daily on this earth, my joy would be complete. For those of us who await his arrival know, somehow we just know it won’t be long now, the Bridegroom cometh rather man is ready are not.

July 11th, 2006, 10:26 PM
watcherboy
it has been quite a day today, if you caught all the news; I’m getting the feeling world tension is gonna be high for a long time with increased terrorism and nations being defiant. I don’t think it will cool down until after the rapture when the peace deal is confirmed.

July 11th, 2006, 10:30 PM
Chess-guy
…How can we not be excited, our redeemer cometh. We should pray always for the lost. But he is coming. Amen Amen ever so come lord Jesus.
your brother in Christ,
Paul

July 11th, 2006, 11:30 PM
Ifnot4him
Ready, waiting and excited here! Still telling others whenever possible that the rapture could take place at any time because this world is in such a big MESS and evidently it goes through one ear and right out the other.

July 12th, 2006, 08:15 AM
Bghtnpd4
I am excited beyond words that the struggle of this life may be over soon and I can finally be FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!

Shelle circles her fist over her head and imitates Arsenio Hall by yelling WHOO-WHOO-WHOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

July 12th, 2006, 09:15 AM
Waitin
I too am soooo excited!! I get goose bumps, literally, when I watch what’s going on in the M.E.!! And Watcherboy, you were so right when saying it was quite a day yesterday, in the world news, and I add in local news here in the Boston area!! Tunnel ceiling collapsed on a car and killed a woman of faith, and we had the most terrifying storms I have ever seen here!! But, yes, Ohappyday, like in your screen name , it is most indeed a time to be happy and excited, right there with ya!!

July 12th, 2006, 12:46 PM
Kidsintow123
…Our bridegroom and kinsmen redeemer, what a beautiful thought!! To finally see His face!!!

Sound the shofar! Let the Enemy know the alert has been sounded and Yeshua is stepping onto the battlefield.

I am a Jewish princess, my Father is the King of Kings!

Kidsintow123
July 12th, 2006, 05:16 PM
…If He tarries, I will just have time to get my hair and nails done (you know let all I come into contact with know of my Bridegroom and what He has/will do). So i am all spiffied up for Him when He does arrive to take me home. No disappointment, just a few last minute details to take care of to be more pleasing to look at.

July 12th, 2006, 06:46 PM
lilbitsyspider
Days like today it’s all I want. Other days because of others I want one more. But what a privilege to be apart of the rapture. I can hardly wait!!

Alas, the “Rapture Ready Index” has not been updated since 10 July.

therapture

(Hat tip: Cursor, via Jesus’ General. Pic via Radosh.)

9 Responses

  1. There’s speculation on the boards about whether Hezbollah has “Saddam’s weapons.”
    One commenter says, “I never connected the dots til now but you make an interesting statement. Those WMD’s of Saddam’s didn’t just get up and walk away.”

    They’re just drooling over the possibility of nuclear war and chemical weapons attacks. Amazing.

  2. […] Pride to Lebanon Conflict Posted on July 16, 2006 by Richard Bartholomew Following on from yesterday’s entry, here’s some compassionate insight from prominent Christian Zionist Christine Darg, at […]

  3. AN INDIVIDUAL PATH TO PEACE IN THESE TROUBLING TIMES CAUSE
    WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CRITICISM AND SUGGESTION EGO

    WE SEEK A PLACE WITHOUT OUR FAULTS SHED THEM AND WE ARE THERE

    GOAL

    THERE IS AN INFINITE CHANGELESS REALITY BENEATH THE WORLD OF CHANGE THIS SAME REALITY LIES AT THE CORE OF EVERY HUMAN PERSONALITY THE PURPOSE OF LIFE IS TO ALLOW THIS REALITY TO EXPRES THROUGH US THIS EXPRESSION WE CALL LOVE

    HOW

    GIVE WHAT YOU WANT TO RECEIVE TO BECOME THAT WHICH YOU SEEK

    STEPS

    1) WHEN UPSET SEEK A QUIET PLACE 2) ASK YOU’SELF’ WHAT THE OTHER PERSON WAS TRYING TO TELL YOU 3) RETURN AND THANK HIM FOR HIS INSIGHTS INTO YOUR FAULTS AND CHANGE THEM 4) TURN AN ENEMY INTO A TEACHER THEN A FRIEND

    in deep meditation the following was received in response to the question what is the meaning of life

    I ASKED ‘WHAT SHOULD I DO?’ IT SAID “YOU WALK, I’LL TALK”

    I ASKED ‘WILL I BE LONELY?’ IT SAID “IF YOU REJECT ME”

    I ASKED ‘WHERE ARE YOU?’ IT SAID “EVERYWHERE”

    I ASKED ‘WHERE AM I GOING?’ IT SAID “WHERE I SEND YOU” I ASKED ‘WHAT AM I TO LEARN?’ IT SAID “THE LESSON I GIVE YOU”

    I ASKED ‘HOW HARD ARE THE LESSONS?’ IT SAID “AS HARD AS YOU MAKE THEM”

    I ASKED ‘WHO WILL TEACH ME?’ IT SAID “I AM”

    I ASKED ‘WHO ARE YOU?’ IT SAID “ONE WHO LOVES YOU AS YOU ARE”

    I ASKED ‘HOW AM I?’ IT SAID “UNFOLDING”

    I ASKED ‘HOW WILL I BE?’ IT SAID “I AM”

    In the beginning I AM I AM absolutely all there is I AM male…..thought I AM female…..emotion

    There is no material as you know My size is whatever I choose it to be I vibrate at a rate you cannot comprehend I move so fast I appear to be motionless Like the surface of a clear lake There is no light as you know it

    I have no desire …..as I am everything

    Listen closely to this … and understand To be …….I must express

    To the degree that you understand, you will know my love for you To that degree return your love to me

    To express…I image-in a thought To this thought I give…emotion Conception will manifest in my present What manifests will be a part of me, as I am all there is

    To experience myself I create illusion Illusion requires opposites

    I give parts of myself the illusion of identity by slowing down its vibration Each part has a piece of my consciousness One special part is given the ability to create Some of these you call angels They are perfect, as you are perfect You are all still me This state you have called Eden These special parts are fully aware of me There is no illusion All of their expectations are being fulfilled

    To become more like me, they are offered an opportunity to enter a world of illusion The ones that choose to do so become explorers Some will create unknown experiences Through them I am able to experience what they experience The ones that accept are placed into bodies that are vibrating very slowly and their rememberance of me is blocked To motivate this part, I give them desire

    Unconsciously they remember Eden They know they are missing something,but they can’t remember what Their quest will be to return to Eden They will return to me with more compassion, empathy, and love This is what they were sent to find This is why I ask you to give your love to me so that I can give even more back to you

    When you start your first quest you are full of expectations, but You will have no experience or conscience to draw upon In time you will find that you can call upon me at anytime for any help needed At all times I will have helpers, both seen and unseen to guide you You will also meet many on the road you are traveling, ready to help you, but you won’t know this, and you will be crying for help when it is already there The teacher will answer when the student is ready, but you will not be experienced enough in the early quests to recognize me in the eyes of your fellow travelers, you will be unable to tell your teachers and your helpers apart

    Instead of giving fear and receiving fear, you will eventually come to the realization that to get anything you must simply give it When this happens you will start giving the love you need, and you will be creating and getting it back in even greater measure Unknowingly, you will be filling yourself up with experiences creating love, awareness compassion, all being the same thing And this is what I sent you out to find As you start giving this love to others you will also be giving it back to me Remember, we are all still the same ‘one’ The steps you will need to go through to go from fear to love are simple I created one law that is absolute It will always work It is always available AS YOU GIVE SO SHALL YOU RECEIVE I am a just father/mother When you ‘know’ this you will be halfway home I await you with open arms

    Remember that you were given the same powers that I possess The ability to create by combining your thoughts and your emotions To the degree that you add emotion to the the thought it gains in strength Thoughts without any emotion will simply dissipate Mixing thought and emotion gives birth to a magnetic force that goes with you everywhere This thought will have it’s own color It will seek to find someone else with a similar force about them The two coming in contact will dissipate each other The result will be as pleasant or unpleasant for you as the thought was when you created it You have heard phrases like ‘a yellow stripe down his back’, ‘green with envy’ Study my colors and their meanings When you dress before a mirror you are searching for clothes with the same colors as the thoughts around you Your subconscious is telling you this to help you, listen to what it is saying

    You’ve heard ‘eyes are the window to the soul’ ‘did you see the look in his eyes’ I want you to go to the post office or TV and look at the ‘most wanted’ list Look at their eyes, look at their face Try to feel what they feel Pay special attention to those that cause you discomfort Try to discover what is causing this discomfort This lession, when mastered, will reap many benefits

    You will know that you are going forward on the path: when you find fewer enemies and more friends when others seek you out rather than avoid you when you are not afraid of yourself when you enjoy being alone with yourself when your dreams are of love not fear when animals and children enjoy your presence when you enjoy giving more than receiving when your expectations diminish when you are less lonely, depressed, fearful when you use fewer I’s and more You’s

    You are vibration Everything is vibration When you do something loving you will feel a tingling go through your body, from the top down When you do something unloving you will feel a shudder Be very aware of this, the sum of these vibrations is you Between quests, when you are awaiting another body to manifest through, you will automatically go to your level of vibration You also enter this level when you are sleeping The nightmares you have were created by your thoughts This is why I caution you to be very careful of what reality you create When you hurt I hurt When you cry I cry When you are sad I am sad I am you as you are me That you were willing to endure this for me is why I love you so much That is why I always protect you from Yourself when it is necessary

    Envision yourself as a big circle When you start your first quest your circle is full of little circles of expectation These expectations, when unmet, will tempt you to see the other person as the cause The other person is in fact your teacher, reflecting back what you have given out If you repeat this expectation long enough you will come to a realization that it is unprofitable You will then eliminate it from your circle It will be replaced by an experience This experience will allow you to have sympathy, compassion, empathy and love for others still carrying this expectation Experiences cannot be passed from one to another, they must be earned As you gather more and more experiences you will become more and more ‘enlightened’ You will no longer have to depend upon a teacher, a book, or a friend for answers Through your efforts of taking control of your life, by controlling your thoughts, taking responsibility for your actions, and trying to make wherever you go better than when you arrived, you will reach a point in your development where others will start coming to you for answers. Then you will be able to share your experiences with them and help them grow By example you will become that teacher you were searching for. You are no longer the ‘problem’, you are becoming the ‘solution’. You will come to the realization that the conscious mind is only able to execute plans, it is incapable of laying out these plans, this requires the sub- conscious. You will then merge the two and ‘become’ that which you have so long sought.

    As you look around you will start finding me looking back at you, with a knowing smile, in the eyes of everyone you meet Eventually you will even find me in the plants, the animals, and just before you come home, you will find me in the rocks, the air, the stars.

    I give you these small reminders to carry with you on your travels

    When someone acknowledges you ALWAYS give them positive acknowledgement in return else you will find yourself being ignored When someone gives you something ALWAYS give them back more. Or what you have will be taken from you Be aware that when you consider others strange, it is only because you have not yet had their experience You will find that the number of things you find strange in others will match the number of beliefs you have that are not valid

    You are the sum of your beliefs and experiences The more experiences you have the fewer beliefs you will need Your actions will follow your beliefs until you replace them with an experience Experiences are created when your expectations are not met

    When you encounter difficulty with another remember I am just reflecting back what you have projected. You MUST come to me and ask me what you are doing wrong so that I can help you.

    Your experiences are absolute, you know they are true They will replace any beliefs you had that were in conflict Let’s clear up the confusion about belief and faith Beliefs are what you use as guideposts in the areas where you have not yet created experiences They are given to you by your parents, the religion you were brought up in, by teachers, etc Until you have experiences to replace them you will use them to determine what is right and wrong Your beliefs may not be true, so be very careful when you use them in your affairs with your fellow man

    What are BELIEF and FAITH? If you see a chair, you BELIEVE it will hold your weight if you sit in it This is what you were told or read You demonstrate your FAITH by the action of setting down in that chair So always be careful in imposing your beliefs upon others Somethings you will have your beliefs challenged, and you will over react You will not react to an experience being challenged You will know that the other person is reacting upon their belief and has not yet had your experience You can be patient and tolerate this because you know in time they will

    The past the present and the future You live only in the present, the others are an illusion You can’t predict the future, and you can’t remember the past

    You seem to have little difficulty with the future, other than you sometimes forget that you created it by your thoughts In the same way the planets move by my creative thought When someone says they predicted the future, in reality they tuned into thoughts of the present, which will then manifest in what you call the future This future is actually your present

    The present is where you always live move and have your being

    The past causes you more difficulty I have created a House of Records In this house all thought is recorded All have tuned into these records and have received inspiration This is how the creative ones have come up with such wonderful ideas This is where you get answers to problems than require a solution Someday you will realize that you don’t actually think, I think, you only think you think I will then be thinking thru you This is what your teacher meant when he said he did nothing, the creator did all the work through him

    Remember to ALWAYS keep your priorities in order: First your integrity Second your relations with your immediate family-your best teachers Third your relationships with your extended family and friends ALWAYS keep the toys you use to play the game with in last place

    I have so much more to tell you. Take time to talk with me often. You will find me ready to talk over any lesson or problem you may have.

    Always remember I love you, and you will find this love everywhere, take the time to look. All you will every need I have provided for you, just reach out and take it

    anonymous

  4. isnt the anti-Chri– supposed to come first before Yeshua’s return?

  5. Is anyone aware that the “precursors” of the Rapture Index are on earth even AFTER where Todd places his rapture and that they are fulfilled DURING the tribulation and actually point to the advent to earth and not to a pretrib rapture? Not only that, but NO organized group before 1830 ever believed in or taught such a rapture! See “Pretrib Rapture Diehards” on Google for proof. Also “Thomas Ice (Bloopers)” and “Famous Rapture Watchers.” Jon

  6. Man, I cannot wait for the Rupture!!! I’m gonna spew God’s love all over the place!!! Jesus Juice for Everbody!!! Woo-Hoo Indeed!!!

  7. Belief vs. Faith, uhmmm

  8. […] tension involving Israel; the 2006 conflict in Lebanon prompted a similar outburst, as I blogged here. And Melamed has been pronouncing on a final “redemption” for Israel supposedly […]

  9. […] of the religious hysteria which regularly feeds off uncertainty in the Middle East; back in 2006 I noted similar millennial enthusiasm over Israeli action in Lebanon, which included excitement over a […]

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