DETAILS OF THE RAPTURE (A STATE OF
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The brightness of our revelations depends upon the correctness of our doctrines (our building blocks)
(2 Pet 2:4-9) For if God spared not the angels that sinned [Gen 6:1,2], but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; And spared not the old world, but saved Noah [a man of great faith] the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly; And turning the cities of Sodom [Heb: scorched, burnt (a volcanic or bituminous [tar]) district] [i.e., false doctrines] and Gomorrha [Heb: a ruined heap /// to gather grain: bind sheaves, make merchandise of] [i.e., false works] into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an ensample [example] unto those that after should live ungodly; And delivered just [Gk: innocent, holy: righteous] Lot, vexed [Gk: wear down with toil: oppressed] [“and shall wear out the saints” Dan 7:25] with the filthy conversation [Gk: behavior] of the wicked: (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;) The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:
(Gen 19:1-3) And there came two angels [“my two witnesses” Gen 18:2 & Rev 11:3] to Sodom [Heb: scorched, burnt (a volcanic or bituminous [tar]) district]  at even; and Lot [Heb: a veil, covering] [covering Sodom until he (the covering symbolizing all believers) is “taken out of the way” 2 Thes 2:7; raptured: Dict: ecstatic delight] sat in the gate of Sodom [i.e., in a position of power, prestige, and wealth]: and Lot seeing them [i.e., identified them as angels] rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself [Heb: to prostrate (in homage or royalty or God): fall down, do reverence, worship] with his face toward the ground; And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in [i.e., change your path], I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways [(thereby avoiding any contact with the people of the city)]. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night. And he pressed [Heb: urged] upon them greatly [Heb: exceedingly]; and they turned [alike as Jacob turned the angel (God) that he wrestled with: Gen 32:24; Hos 12:2-4 with strong prayers] in unto him, and entered into his house [i.e., accepted his earthly hospitality; symbolically, the two Spirits of God entered into his soul, “my two witnesses” Rev 11:3]; and he made them a feast, and did bake unleavened bread [Heb: an unfermented cake: unleavened bread], and they did eat [eating with angels the manna (Word) of God: a celebration of the Feast of unleavened bread, i.e., Passover].
1. (1 Tim 4:1,2) Now the Spirit speaketh expressly [Gk: distinctly], that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; Speaking lies in hypocrisy [Gk: acting under a feigned part, deceit]; having their conscience [Gk: perception, moral consciousness /// understanding] seared with a hot iron [Gk: branded (cauterized), rendered unsensitive];
But before they lay down [before
they rested (Heavenly rest)], the
men of the city, even the
men of Sodom, compassed round [Heb:
surrounded] [with unbelievers, as are we] the house [a type and
shadow of Heaven], both old and
young, all the people from every quarter: And they called unto Lot, and
said unto him, Where are the
men [the Sodomites were unable to
perceive the spiritual reality that the two handsome “men” were angels] which came in to thee this night? bring
them out unto us, that we may know [“be intimate with” Amplif. Bible] them. And Lot went out at the door [“I am the door” John 10:7,9] [Lot’s
missionary work] unto them,
1. (2 Tim 3:12) Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
(Gen 19:10,11) But the men [the two angels; the two witnesses] put forth their hand [singular, symbolizing the power of God], and pulled Lot [a type and shadow of the specific rapture (Dict: ecstatic delight): 1 Thes 4:17; Rev 12:5; “being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb” Rev 14:4,5] into the house [a type and shadow of Heaven] to them, and shut to the door [first Lot shut the/his door (v.6), and then the angels shut the door] . And they smote [Heb: strike (lightly or severely), wounded, killed, give stripes] the men that were at the door of the house with blindness [“God shall send them strong delusion” 2 Thes 2:11], both small and great: so that they wearied themselves [“groping” Amplif.] [i.e., in Great Tribulation] to find the door.
1. (Gen 3:24) So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east [the door] of the garden of Eden Cherubims [angelic creatures], and a flaming sword [“the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God” Eph 6:17] which turned every way, to keep [Heb: protect] the way [“I am the way” John 14:6] of the tree of life.
(Gen 19:12-14) And the men [the two angels; the two witnesses] said unto
19:15,16) And when [while] the morning [sun/Son] arose, then the angels hastened [Heb: hurried] Lot,
saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here [i.e., living with
(Gen 19:17-22) And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad [Heb: separated], that he [the angel] said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed. And Lot [a man of little faith] said unto them, Oh, not so, my Lord [reluctant Lot manifests his disobedience, i.e., his lack of faith]: Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take me, and I die [i.e., not living by faith, not trusting in the invisible]: Behold now, this city is near to flee unto [but still living by sight], and it is a little one [a little sin of disobedience; righteous Lot had little faith]: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live. And he [the angel] said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the which thou hast spoken. Haste thee, escape thither [Heb: there]; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar [Heb: little] [Rev 12:6,14].
(Gen 19:23-26) The sun [Son] was risen [“the glory which shall be revealed in us”
Rom 8:18] upon the earth when
19:30) And [shortly later] Lot went up [Heb:
ascended] out of Zoar [
1. (Jude 1:22,23) And of
some have compassion, making
a difference: And others [like