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rapture

A state of great joy, delight, or ecstasy.
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The Bible teaches that certain events must take place before the Rapture," he told (http://www.
Such care and detail make it easy to fall in love with The Rapture all over again.
Coming back to DFA after Universal released them from a four-album contract, The Rapture returns to the label like prodigal sons, having undergone the spiritual bankruptcy of signing to a major, only to come back repentant, with their hearts on their sleeves and a fully-completed album in the can.
4] As far as can be ascertained, the genre of rapture filmmaking began with the release of the ten-minute, non-fiction presentation, The Rapture by Carlos Baptista in 1941.
Breger makes no mention of the Rapture because he may consider it foolish fancy.
Those ascending to heaven during the rapture, of course, will not need this advice, but the Jewish authors are concerned about their fellow religionists and the rest of us.
The idea that the rapture in Christian eschatology is a worldwide raptus--or "snatching away"--is never far from the surface of this thoughtful body of new art.
GREAT LEIGHS will make its debut on the silver screen next year after providing the location for several scenes in a new crime caper, The Rapture.
The Rapture is when the faithful will rise to heaven.
ALONG with rising food prices and my receding hairline one of my chief worries is the rapture.
The service is rooted in the belief held by some evangelicals in the Rapture, a sudden visit from God in which Christians are taken away to Heaven leaving the rest to spend a further seven years on Earth under the dominion of the Anti-Christ.
Rossing calls the Rapture - a word that never appears in the Bible - "a racket.