For the Lord himself, with a cry of command, with the archangel’s call and with the sound of God’s trumpet, will descend from heaven, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up in the clouds together with them to meet the Lord in the air; and so we will be with the Lord forever. Therefore encourage one another with these words. (1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 ESV)
что Сам Господь при возвещении, при гласе Архангела и трубе Божией, сойдет с неба, и мертвые во Христе воскреснут прежде; потом мы, оставшиеся в живых, вместе с ними восхищены будем на облаках в сретение Господу на воздухе, и так всегда с Господом будем. Итак утешайте друг друга сими словами. (1 Фессалоникийцам 4:16-18 Russian )
Most holy and righteous God, our dear Heavenly Father ~ thank you Lord for this another day upon which you are blessing your creatures made in your image, with self-awareness and desire for eternal life. Bless all faithful Christians with wisdom to live each day as if it is our last, to prepare for the glorious appearing of Christ the Lord. Give spiritual wisdom to leaders in all faithful churches of Christ so that truth will always be taught to young and old and shared with the rest of the local community and around the world. Help us Lord to let our lights burn brightly while time remains. Smother the candles of those who pervert the gospel and give false hopes to people who are not obeying the gospel. We fervently pray in the precious name of Jesus, Amen.
David Binkley, Sr. Gospel Minister