The Star of Bethlehem - The Rest of the Story

 

Pre-Wrath Rapture

http://www.tedmontgomery.com/bblovrvw/Revelation/index2.html#PreWrathRapture

http://www.apocalypsesoon.org/trib.html

Christ Himself returns (1 Thess. 4:16 with Matt. 24:30).
From heaven (1 Thess. 4:16 with Matt. 24:30).
With a shout (1 Thess. 4:16 with Matt. 24:30 [in power]).
Accompanied by angels (1 Thess. 4:16 with Matt. 24:31).
With the trumpet of God (1 Thess. 4:16 with Matt. 24:31.
Believers are supernaturally gathered to Christ (1 Thess. 4:17 with Matt. 24:3 1, 40-41).
Believers meet the Lord (1 Thess. 4:17 [apantesis] with Matt. 25:1, 6 [upantesis and apantesis]).
In the clouds (1 Thess. 4:17 with Matt. 24:30).
The time is unknown (1 Thess. 5:1-2 with Matt. 24:36);
Will come as a thief (1 Thess. 5:2,4 with Matt. 24:43).
Will come at night (1 Thess. 5:2 with Matt. 24:43).
Unbelievers are unaware of impending judgment (1 Thess. 5:3 with Matt. 24:37-39).
Judgment comes as travail upon an expectant mother (1 Thess. 5:3 with Matt. 24:8 [cf. RSV]).
Believers not deceived (1 Thess. 5:6 with Matt. 24:4-5).
Believers are to watch (1 Thess. 5:6 with Matt. 24:42).
Warning against drunkenness (1 Thess 5:7 with Matt. 24:49).