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 jesus can come at any moment as in right now

This is what is called an any moment theory or imminence theory and one of the verses that is used for this theory of pretrib resurrection is as follows.
Luk 21:36 Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
What a great truth, praise God, but this verse is joined to all of the other verses around it especially as follows.

Luk 21:31 So likewise ye, when ye see these things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand.

Did you just read that, when these things come to pass KNOW THAT THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS NEAR AT HAND

But that is not all there is more as follows

Luk 21:28 And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.

Did you just read that when these things begin to happen then your redemption is drawing near and look up for your Redemption.

So that being the case the Redemption that is drawing near does not draw near until these things begin to happen.

That is not an any moment thing, that is a fulfilling of prophecy thing, the things happening and the redemption drawing nearer are intrinsically linked they cannot be separated.
The more that the events that are spoken occur in the order that Jesus has spoken the nearer the day of redemption is drawing nearer.

What are some of the things that Jesus said would happen when He said these things

Lets have a look


Luk 21:24 And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
Luk 21:25 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;
Luk 21:26 Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.
Luk 21:27 And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.
Luk 21:28 And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.
Luk 21:29 And he spake to them a parable; Behold the fig tree, and all the trees;
Luk 21:30 When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now nigh at hand.
Luk 21:31 So likewise ye, when ye see these things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand.

I cannot see Jesus coming at any moment, I cannot see Jesus coming right now from the words that he has just so clearly spoken.

Trust in Jesus today, do not harden your hearts, we may die in the next hour. where would we go?

Don't believe every word that is spoken, especially theories of man, search the scriptures, see what is truth.

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 Re: jesus can come at any moment as in right now

Brother,

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