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How do we get ready for the return of Christ which is in 10 years or so?

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posted on Nov, 22 2015 @ 10:22 PM
I'm prepping for minor disasters now and finally completed prepping for the yr2000 disaster recently. After maybe another three years I will be prepared for the12/21/12 end of the world as we know it. I guess I can start prepping for the return of Christ after I get done with that. I'm always a little behind on this kind of stuff. Maybe I will get it done in ten years if I don't die first.

posted on Nov, 22 2015 @ 10:49 PM

originally posted by: schuyler
Wait. Paul said Jesus would return within his lifetime. If you read his letters, which are a part of the New Testament, you know this is so. That was Paul's whole point, to keep his flock in line for the return

Well, he didn't make it. he didn't make it in 1000, a magic date according to many. He didn't make it in 2000. What makes you think you have ANY IDEA that he'll show up in 2025 or so?

Yes, the early church was taught to expect the second coming
of Jesus Christ in their lifetime... many thought Peter would
still be alive (based on something Jesus once said to him).

Well, here we are 2000 years later.

Perhaps the "Second Coming" has a non-literal meaning.

Think about the Gospel that Jesus preach, he spoke often
about the Kingdom of God. This fundamental teaching was
taken literally by those who followed him, even his closest
disciples go it wrong.
They thought he was talking about
a physical Kingdom ruled by the Messiah from the Temple
Mount in Jerusalem. The desire of the Jewish people was
for a National State of Israel, to be a sovereign nation,
free from Roman occupation.

Is it possible that Christians make the same mistake today
with regards to the Second Coming? Perhaps this is not
a literal event taking place at a specific time and place
but rather a mystical experience that is happening right
now as people accept and live in Christ-Consciousness.

Forty years ago Jesus dictated ACIM to the scribe Helen Schucman. More recently, over three years, he similarly dictated A Course of Love to the scribe Mari Perron. Jesus himself referred to what he was dictating as a “continuation of A Course in Miracles.” Students of ACIM will recognize the Voice.

A Course of Love makes the assertion that we are now in the time of Christ-consciousness. There have always been individuals who embodied Christ-consciousness, but none (except Jesus, we might add) that have sustained it. Jesus does not make promises about a physical Second Coming, as he did not in ACIM, but he does indicate that now is the time for the sustaining of Christ-consciousness among more and more people, and he asserts that children born now will inhabit a very different world than that of their forebears.

A Course Of Love came into my life 2 months ago.

The goal of this book is to bring needed change to
the world through you and me. I find it a powerful
guide to a fuller consciousness of love, unity and
relationship. It speaks to me in a way the ACIM
never did. I now see the Second Coming in terms
of being one in unity, not a finial judgement.

edit on 22-11-2015 by wasaka because: (no reason given)

posted on Nov, 22 2015 @ 11:14 PM

1. Recognize that Christ is three in one and not just one in one.

Im sure when he returns he will definately have something to say about that...

Something along the lines of... "I never once said such nonsense"

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 12:24 AM
It's really a shame that the many people similar to the OP who start topics like this, just make the topic and run without any conversation with the responses they've gotten.

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 12:53 AM
a reply to: Akragon

Basically he is saying being a Catholic is the way.
Nah trust an organisation who hides pedophiles. ..nope.

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 01:07 AM
really? what a load of #. "3. Realize what He wanted from you (not wants but wanted) and give it to Him everyday. (Be like little children...)" the god i give tribute to doesn't require that, he does want you to be make your own choices and be responsible for them. if i had one those bibles now i would it as tp the next time i had to take a # and that goes for the hebrews and the islams books also.

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 01:09 AM
Let me know when you see the invisible man!

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 01:09 AM
Rev 22:20 - Puscifer

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 02:19 AM
Allah has more chance of showing himself than jesus.

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 02:26 AM
a reply to: rossacus

good for him however Shaitan will dispose of them both like turds in a toilet

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 02:53 AM

originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: Akragon

Basically he is saying being a Catholic is the way.

that's not just catholic... its Christianity

IF and when Jesus returns, he will have lots to say to "Trinitarians"

Specifically... how in the hell did you ever get three in one from what is recorded about what I said 2k years ago...

edit on 23-11-2015 by Akragon because: (no reason given)

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 02:58 AM

You sir need to see a psychiatrist. I hope you don't have kids.

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 03:08 AM
a reply to: Akragon

is he trying to mock the maiden mother and crone aspects of the moon or the fake god's father son and ghost?

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 04:14 AM
Wow, what a hateful lot some of you people are! I clicked on this thread, just curious as to what the OP would say, more likely than not I would have exited without posting...

However, it is most dismaying to see people dog-pile (cause that's JUST what this is) upon a fellow ATS member who posts about his faith in an actual faith section - notice the "conspiracies in religion" section is NOT this one. Not every topic is meant for debunking - I don't see anyone tearing apart the recipes or pets sections for example.

Honestly, are so many first world people's lives SO utterly miserable that they have to crap all over everyone in their path? I get the slogan deny ignorance, but when taken to such extremes? I see why so many do not even want to be associated with so-called humanity anymore.

Perhaps this is not the site I thought it was - might be best to leave it decay to the bullies and belligerents who seem to have the run of the place.

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 04:20 AM
a reply to: MoonBlossom

might be best to leave it decay to the bullies and belligerents who seem to have the run of the place.

The idea is to sand up against them, not just run away

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 04:43 AM

originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
If Jesus actually shows up and I know it's the real deal, I'll have no issue admitting I was wrong, but that's not gonna happen. A deity coming down from the clouds and bringing Armageddon with him is fantasy. Nothing like that has ever happened and it never will happen, it's outside the borders of reality.

And bringing about an alien apocolypse isn't good enough? How is that out of the realm of possibility? I'm sure Atlantis thought the same thing till it was reduced to dust and the land froze over in 500 years of ice. The terrorfied survivors crawled out of the caves they hid in. And from then on, only spoke of echos of a terror that scars collective humanity spawning mythological stories of sky gods and destruction along with recreation and repopulating after a world wide cataklysm.

Its all one big joke until you're all left in the dust of some great cosmic being we can't even begin to fathom and understand. Not a creator of the Universe know but neither mortal. It's like people think of God and think of one or the other no inbetween. All it takes is an Ageless civilization of nomad space crawlers to decide hey. This civilization is over burdened in spiritual energy. Lets reap them. Or perhaps another choice is made, Let is remake these ceatures to be our kin, and carry out our legacy in servitude. Or hey look this species could be trouble for our other colonies thousands of years into the future. And being a timeless species existing in an infinite universe, 1000s of years isn't much compared to long term goals. What if they come to clean the slate again? Hell if we get into a thesis of King of such spectral holy ghosts. Then what if such a * King* if you want to define that way decides to use technology compress his personality and copy his spiritual energy and embue it into an embryo, growing a human clone within a woman who has not yet given birth. Seems kinda like a virgin birth in such a scenario.

I'm just spit balling here, But what if such an immortal timeless being happened to do that and is gauging the worthiness of humanity and is plotting which route to take. To destroy the nations without saving, forcing everyone underground ( Much like the last cataklysm has been retold all around the globe ) Could decide hey. They seem ready to join our legion. Lets abduct the lot of em, Or could decide to just blow the planet up if they felt humans would be a problem in the future and couldn't risk survivors.

So who knows what could happen. But keep in mind that humans themselves have leaders. And sheep follow them blindly. It may not be so different for hyper advanced aliens. So its quite plausible such a scenario CAN happen in reality. Will it? who knows. Like i could tell you my own ideas on all of this lol. But you wouldn't believe me anyways.

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 05:05 AM
a reply to: MoonBlossom

How do you suggest we debate about the OP thread. Agree? Do you want us all to be in straight jackets?

How can you critically analyse anything that has been written from the OP. It's all wrong, as many have stated. He doesn't even understand the religion properly. Should we just all type agree and not interact?

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 07:57 AM
a reply to: MoonBlossom

But I see the end of the world as a very terrifying time. Something I'm not sure why many people in the world actively wish and hope will arrive. The events described in it are just absolutely horrifying. It's so hateful to wish and hope for the world's end...

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 08:01 AM

originally posted by: buster2010
A Middle Easterner shows up and claims he will change the world through his religion. Sounds like a future guest at Guantanamo.

Exactly. I've long believed that if any of the Biblical or Quranic Prophets came back to Earth, they would be seen as economic & political extremists. Just think about the millions of people who died in the captialism vs communism wars throughout the Cold War. Now imagine a man shows up out of nowhere, uses miracles/magic/witchcraft to prove his status, then starts commanding our world's leaders to stop waging war & to share the world's resources with everyone else. That man would get a drone strike, especially if he did like Moses & launched miracles/magic/witchcraft against the rulers until they complied.

As for the OP, I have to ask this. Would we even recognize him if he came back? What language would he speak? English has absolutely nothing to do with the Aramaic he spoke in his lifetime. And what if he looked more like the figure in the Black Madonna statues or this?:
In other words, what if he were already here? How many people would even listen to him & his words right now? Would the prosperous megachurches even allow a homeless looking, brown skinned, socialist with a funny accent to speak to their congregations?

posted on Nov, 23 2015 @ 08:35 AM

originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: MoonBlossom

But I see the end of the world as a very terrifying time. Something I'm not sure why many people in the world actively wish and hope will arrive. The events described in it are just absolutely horrifying. It's so hateful to wish and hope for the world's end...

From a worldly perspective, you're absolutely correct. It would be the literal tearing apart of our very dimension. Nothing "living" would survive it, with death & destruction being everywhere. Not a pretty site at all.

But from a religious/spiritual perspective, it would be the opposite. It would be the signal that the temptations & hard tests are over & the "real world" begins. The Qur'an says something like "Believers will rejoice because their reward will finally arrive while the sinful will panic because the time has come where they will actually have to pay for their sins". (i paraphrased it because I don't feel like looking it up
). Personally, I don't want to be alive when it happens, even though I know what would happen next.

Here's another way to look at it that might even make you feel guilty. Just think about building your dream home or neighborhood. A beautiful sight, right? Everything you've ever wanted will exist there. Now think about how many trees were slaughtered to harvest the wood for it. How many birds, squirrels, lizards, and insects lost their homes when each tree was cut down? And how many moles & other subterranean creatures had their homes destroyed or permanently altered when your house's foundation and the driveway were constructed?

Humans cause "the end of the world" for many types of creatures & their small communities every day. How many rat nests, ant hills, termite mounts, beaver dams, roach nests, and habitats do we destroy when we create our structures or just because we see them as pests? And the entire point in antibacterial substances is to kill off any bacteria & microbes they encounter. It's literally a bacterial genocide. And humans in the last several centuries have directly caused the extinctions/"end of the world" for so many species that it might be impossible to count them all.

So it's not like we have the moral right to say the real "end of the world" would be horrible when we do it all the time to other creatures now. I see it as part of the cycle of life. I try to limit how much of that death & destruction I personally cause by refusing to eat meat, refusing to buy leather, and trying not to kill insects & "vermin". But even then, I know I'm still killing things or screwing up their lives every time I walk in the grass or work on a real project.
edit on 23-11-2015 by enlightenedservant because: clarified some things

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