Knowing that the rapture is a promise that will definitely come to pass. The catching away of the saints, the end of the Church age and the enthronement of the Antichrist on earth. Therefore, What then is your preparation to escape the danger of the fast approaching rapture?
To partake in the fast-approaching rapture of the saints, adequate preparation is very necessary. Therefore, you have to make a serious and conscious preparation.
The first step towards getting ready for the rapture is to repent from every sin, confess them accept Jesus as your Lord and Saviour (Acts 16:31). Then, abide in Him daily and pray that He should give the grace to live a righteous life until He comes.
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Have you been a believer, but now you have backslid? God can still restore you today if return back to Him and repent of your sin and promise not to go back again.
Are you still living a careless life as a Christian? Be sober, “Knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed” (Romans 13:11).
In preparation for the fast approaching rapture, all believers in Christ should ensure they remain constantly pure every minute of their lives to avoid being taken unawares. Relying on the past state of purity is dangerous and risky. Your present state of righteousness is what will determine if you will be among those found worthy to be recaptured.
What is the preparation needed for the fast approaching rapture?
1 Be watchful. While speaking to His disciple, Jesus encouraged them to “Watch…therefore: for ye know not the when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning: lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping (Mark 13:35-36).
So dear Brethren, watch over your soul. Watch your conversation and affection. Watch your action and reactions when faced with challenges and beware of sins that easily beset, lest the day meets you unprepared. Mark 13:37, says: “What I say unto you I say unto all watch.”
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2 Be sober and be a witness for Christ and serve Him faithfully. Preach the gospel without a season, warning sinners to repent of their sins and God’s impending judgment. He commanded you to occupy until He comes (Luke 19:13). And be committed in regular service in His Church. You can join the choir, the prayer warrior group, the caring group or the ushers.
3 Among other preparations needed for the fast approaching, the rapture is to constantly search the Scriptures and unceasing prayers. The word of God reveals God’s will, though, and programs for humanity. Through a regular study of the Bible, God will guard guide you in His way till the end.
Furthermore, prayer is a wonderful weapon that must not be neglected, frequently ask for mercy and grace to be counted worthy to make it at the rapture, thereby escaping the wrath to come.
4 You should examine yourself daily to ensure that nothing is found missing in your relationship with God. Remember that the rapture will be sudden; there will be no time to make last minute amends. Now is the right time to do what needs to be done (2 Corinthians 13:5).