Imminent

<<about to happen>>

Imminent refers to timing (not to be confused with immanence, which is God’s presence everywhere).

Immediately before He called the first followers who became disciples Jesus proclaimed, “The Kingdom of God is near [at hand, soon to happen]. Repent and believe the good news” (Mk 1:15). Soon after He spoke those words, He began actively ushering in the Kingdom of God through His words and actions. Paul said, “…the time has come for my departure…” (2 Tim 4:6). He knew his time on earth was about to end.

The rapture, when the true Christians will vanish from the earth, being united with Christ, is pending (Mt 24:41).  There is a growing awareness that “The night is nearly over; the day is almost here…The end of all things is near”

 Am I prepared?

(Rom 13:12; 1 Pet 4:7). This world as we know it is rapidly approaching it’s sudden finale and destruction, with all humanity either admited to heaven or doomed to everlasting torment because of their acceptance or rejection of the gift of salvation through Jesus.

See also: end times, rapture.


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