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Is Left Behind Movie Correct

Is the story account of the book and Movie, "Left Behind" contradictory to Scripture? Who is really taken away? Who is left behind? Please give Scripture.

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I have a hard time thinking of CS Lewis as intrinsically evil, when so many people found God through his book, not a novel, 'Mere Christianity'. His stories are uplifting, do not dwell on the black arts, and certainly do not do what Rowlings does in turning evil (sorcery) into good and attractive for children. The fact that Steveng dislikes CS Lewis should stand as a point in favour of the author.
---frances008 on 7/18/08

Did you read the book :" Left Behind and Glad of it?" This so-called "Rapture" is a hoax perpetrated by a scripture where Yeshua warned people not to grab things on that DAY, but to flee into the mountains.Two shall be grinding at the mill, one shall be taken and the other left. What this means is, the one taken into the Kingdom,(the Angels are reaping,) is the true Saint and had prepared herself/himself for His coming. She is not secretly raptured away to watch sinners burn up from Heaven. Read both the Old and the New Testament and prove things for yourself.
---Danea8439 on 7/18/08

I would say it is contradictory to scripture. Here is a list of texts that describe the 2nd coming of Jesus. Judge for yourself. John 14:1-3, Acts 1:9-11, Jude 14, Ps 50:3, Rev 1:7, Matt 24:27, 1 Thess 4:16-17, 1 Cor 15:51-54, Matt 16: 27, Rev 6:14-17, Matt 13:37-43, Isa 25:9, Rev 19:11-16, Rev 19:11-16, Titus 2:13, Rev 22:11-12, 17-20
---robin8683 on 7/18/08

joseph - yes - like a said the real thing.

you know from whence you came. I never go far from the day He saved me - a blaspheming atheist - He didn't clean me up first - loved me right where I was. I try to do no less.

Man figures a way to get good people into heaven - it took God to find a way to get sinners in.
---Andrea on 9/23/07

Christians are turning away from the truth, and believing in fables." Christians today are believing stories, fables, novels instead of the truth. Any form of fiction are fables which include the Left Behind novels, C.S. Lewis novels, etc. These only create more confusion, debates and conspiracies among Christians. Nor to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation. We are to discipline ourself for the purpose of godliness, to Love God and love our neighbors.
---Steveng on 9/23/07


It just depends of if you believe in post-trib or pre-trib. I never said it was going to happen twice.

Just like the pre-millennium, post-millennium, or A-millennium.

Personally I believe in the pan-melinneum. God has it all figured out and it's all going to pan out in the end. I'm going to be gone anyway so I'm not concerned either way.
---denna7667 on 9/23/07

Andrea thank you for your compliment, It would be nice if I could take credit.

"Joseph what's your background?"

One lost in the wilderness, yet sustained by grace. One blinded by carnality, yet given sight through the Father's love and enlightenment.
---joseph on 9/22/07

Ann, according to Jesus recorded in Luke, the ones left behind are the ones that died. This occurred already during the fall of Jerusalem. There will be more tribulations, but Jesus prayed for His Father to NOT take us out of this world but instead to protect us from the evil one. John 17:15. Revelation is in code and may be unclear to some. But Jesus was pretty clear.
---lorra8574 on 9/22/07

Denna, that passage by Paul is not about a pretrib rapture but the end of days. We all believe that will occur. But few believe that it is going to occure twice. And no where in the scriptures does it say that this will happen twice.
---lorra8574 on 9/22/07

The ones that are left behind are the ones that didn't accept Jesus Christ as their personal Savior and the ones who took the mark of the beast. I think the scripture is in Rev. don't remember the chapter or verse, but I know its in there.
---ANN on 9/22/07

Let's see here:

1 Thessalonians 4:17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

Caught Greek harpazo -- pronounced: har-pad'-zo KJV -- catch (away, up), pluck, pull, take (by force).
---denna7667 on 9/22/07

The coming of the Lord is likened to the days of Noah. When God was finished flooding the earth (which He won't do again), the wicked were taken and the righteous were left. No one but a righteous man, his household, and the animals left. In the work of Christ, the judgment of God upon the world took the wicked (Adam) and left the righteous (Christ) standing on resurrection day. No old man Adam or serpent in God's garden today...and we are God's garden.
---Linda on 9/21/07

Joseph - you do a nice presentation - what's your background. You seem like the real thing

be blessed
---Andrea on 9/21/07

Pt.2 and go forth as witnesses against it. Mk.13:9,14 "But take heed to yourselves, for they shall deliver you up to councils, and in the synagogues you shall be beaten: And you shall be brought before rulers and kings for My sake, for a testimony against them. But when you see the abomination of desolation spoken by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, then let them that are in Judea flee to the mountains." Cont..
---joseph on 9/21/07

Pt.3 Mat. 24:43 "But know this, If the Goodman (Head) of the house had known in which hour the thief would come, he would have watched [awaken to his intrusion] and not have allowed his house (family) to be broken up. Verses 45,46 "Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the Lord has made ruler of over His household to give them meat in due season? Blessed is that servant, whom the LORD 'when he comes' shall find so doing."
---joseph on 9/21/07

Here is a list of scripture regarding Jesus 2nd coming. Judge for yourself.
John 14:1-3
Acts 1:9-11
Jude 14
Ps 50:3
Rev 1:7
Matt 24:27
1 Thess 4:16-17
1 Cor 15:51-54
Matt 16:27
Rev 6:14-17
Matt 13:37-43
Isa 25:9
Rev 19:11-16
Titus 2:13
Rev 22:11-12, 17-20
---robin8683 on 9/21/07

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"Who is really taken away?" The deceived. The taken associate themselves with, receive and offer themselves to the deceiver. Lk.17:34 "I tell you in that 'night' there shall be two men in one bed, the one shall be taken, and the other left." Verse 37. Disciples question "Where, Lord" Jesus' answer "Wheresoever the body (corpse) is, there will the eagles (vultures) be gathered together." "Who is left behind?" The wise who shun and flee the deception, Cont..
---joseph on 9/21/07

Luke 17:37, follows the identical warning given in Matthew 24, but this time the question is asked - where Lord, where are they taken? "Taken" is a common euphemism for death. Ever heard the phrase, "The Lord took him", when referring to someone who died? During the fall of Jerusalem (which is what most of Matthew 24 is describing), many died, but the Christians escaped by heading Jesus' warning.
---lorra8574 on 9/20/07

Basically, based upon scripture, I definitely want to be left behind. But, of course, that is not all there is.

John 17:15 "I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil."

If Jesus wants us to stay in the world, then why would God refuse such a prayer and rapture us up ahead of our time. Jesus wants God to protect us from evil and strengthen us to ensure.
---lorra8574 on 9/20/07

Matthew 10:22 "And ye shall be hated of all [men] for my name's sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved."

So who came up with the silly idea that God would want to rapture us up in a secret rapture? Certainly it did not come from the scriptures.
---lorra8574 on 9/20/07

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All of the left Behind Books and any movie story line are total works of fiction and have no valid theological basis. There is no such thing as a Pre or Mid tribulation Rapture. The Post tribulation event has never been referred to as Rapture. People will not go any where, Christ is coming here to establish his new earthly kingdom. Rapture is a mith started by Charles Darby in the 1830s - 40s.
---notlaw99 on 9/20/07

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