Bible: 1 Thes 4:14-18

4:14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, so also we believe that 1  God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep as Christians. 2  4:15 For we tell you this by the word of the Lord, 3  that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will surely not go ahead of those who have fallen asleep. 4:16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven with a shout of command, with the voice of the archangel, 4  and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. 4:17 Then we who are alive, who are left, 5  will be suddenly caught up 6  together 7  with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will always be with the Lord. 4:18 Therefore encourage one another with these words.

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