Unamuno might be describing the artist as well as the Christian as he writes, "Those who believe they believe in God, but without passion in the heart, without anguish of mind, without uncertainty, without doubt, and even at times without despair, believe only in the idea of God, and not in God himself.” ― Madeleine L' Engle, “His grace is cheapened when you think that He has only forgiven you of your sins up to the time you got saved, and after that point, you have to depend on your confession of sins to be forgiven.God's forgiveness is not given in installments.” ― Joseph Prince, “Experience had quickly taught her that she could not survive the storms without the anchor of the constraining love of Christ and what she called the "Rock-counsciousness" of the promise given her, "He goeth before.” ― Elisabeth Elliot, “Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain.Adherents of this perspective are sometimes referred to as premillenialist dispensationalists, but amongst them there are differing viewpoints about the exact timing of the purported event.The term "rapture" is especially useful in discussing or disputing the exact timing or the scope of the event, particularly when asserting the "pre-tribulation" view that the rapture will occur before, not during, the Second Coming, with or without an extended Tribulation period.We will be planning hikes, weekend trips, movie nights, dinners, rock climbing, bike rides, and more.The intent of the world's current calendar is to number the years from the date of Jesus' birth (e.g. However, over the past two thousand years there have been a number of differing calendars (e.g.What was once foolishness to us—a crucified God—must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.” ― John Piper, “[Amy Carmichael's] great longing was to have a "single eye" for the glory of God.Whatever might blur the vision God had give her of His work, whatever could distract or deceive or tempt other to seek anything but the Lord Jesus Himself she tried to eliminate.” ― Elisabeth Elliot, “Are you letting culture, not scripture, determine your sexuality, how you date, how you present yourself, how you engage in certain relationships with members of the opposite sex?
The Rapture is an eschatological term used by certain Christians, particularly within branches of American Evangelicalism, referring to a purported end time event when all elect Christian believers—living and resurrected dead— will rise into the sky and join Christ for eternity.
Though the term "rapture" is derived from the text of the Latin Vulgate of 1 Thess.
—"we will be caught up", [Latin: rapiemur]), Catholics, like Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, and Lutherans, and most Reformed Christians do not generally use "rapture" as a specific theological term, nor do any of these bodies subscribe to the premillennialist dispensationalist theological views associated with its use, but do believe in the phenomenon—primarily in the sense of the elect's gathering with Christ in Heaven after his Second Coming.
Meet other local single Christians of every denomination who want to grow in Christ while having fun and making new friends.
There was no meetup group for Christian singles in their 20s,30s,40s so we've created this group.