Anne Graham Lotz Says the Malaysian Airliner Disappearance Is a Small Snapshot of What the Rapture Will Be Like

Anne Graham Lotz
Anne Graham Lotz

“For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever” (1 Thess. 4:16-17).

On March 8, 2014, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, vanished over the South China Sea. Without a trace. And with 239 people on board. It’s being described as an “unprecedented mystery.” Where is it? Where have all the people gone?

The pictures of grieving friends and family members of those who are missing are heart-wrenching. I have prayed for God’s peace and comfort for them, as well as God’s direction of the search and rescue teams who are desperately looking for clues that will solve the mystery. But the unanswered questions seem to intensify the horror:

How could a modern airliner drop out of sight so quickly and completely?

What happened to the plane itself?

Was it hijacked?

Was it blown out of the sky?

Did something happen to the pilots so that without guidance the plane plunged intact into the depths of the sea?

Bottom line: Where are all the people?

The answers don’t seem to be forthcoming as I write this. But as I have prayerfully pondered all of the above, I can’t help but wonder: Is this worldwide sense of shock and helplessness, of questions and confusion, of fear and grief a glimpse of things to come? Is this a small snapshot of what the entire world will experience the day after the rapture of the church? Because the Bible is clear. There is coming a moment in time when Jesus will come back to gather to Himself all those—dead and alive—who have put their trust in Him. And on that day, the world will be asking, “Where have all the people gone?” Not just 239 of us, but millions of us.

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SOURCE: Charisma News
Anne Graham Lotz

One comment

  1. [Greets, BCNN. What’s this? Just a shocking little something I found on the net.]

    Franklin Graham’s warning of coming persecution of Christians echoes what his mother Ruth and father Billy have clearly stated.
    In a Google article titled “Letter from Mrs. Billy Graham,” Ruth stated that “I would rather prepare myself to go through the tribulation and be happily surprised by an unexpected rapture, than expect to be raptured only to find myself going through tribulation.”
    Her husband, Billy, had this to say: “Perhaps the Holy Spirit is getting His Church ready for a trial and tribulation such as the world has never known.” He stated this on p. 72 in Sam Shoemaker’s book “Under New Management,” and the same quote is also found in a Google piece entitled “Famous Rapture Watchers – Addendum.”
    To see the rest of Franklin’s message which can no longer be ignored or censored (!), Google “Franklin Graham’s Warning” which can be found on Joe Ortiz’s “End Times Passover” blog.

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