Rapture and the second coming
In the rapture, there is the translation or rapture of believers.
In the second coming there’s no translation or rapture involved.
In the rapture translated saints go to heaven.
In the second coming translated saints return to the earth with Jesus.
In the rapture, the earth is not judged.
In the second coming, the earth has been judged and is being judged.
In the rapture, it is imminent, could happen at any moment.
The second coming occurs after the seven-year tribulation after many detailed and historic events.
The rapture is found in pictures in the Old Testament, but not prophesied.
The second coming is prophesied and predicted in the Hebrew Scriptures.
The rapture involves believers only.
The second coming involves believers, and all men and women on the earth.
The rapture occurs before the day of wrath.
The second coming concludes after the day of wrath or on the day of wrath.
The rapture has no reference to Satan.
The second coming happens after the anti-Christ is revealed, and before Satan is bound for 1000 years.
In the rapture Jesus meets His own in the air.
In the second coming, Jesus comes with his own to the earth.
in the rapture Jesus meets us in the air.
In the second coming of Jesus, He comes to the earth, to the Mount of Olives.
In the rapture, Jesus claims His bride.
In the second coming Jesus comes with his bride.
In the rapture, only ‘His own’ see Jesus.
In the second coming, every eye shall see Him, Jesus.
With the rapture, the great tribulation begins.
With the second coming, the tribulation ends, and the millennium begins.
The rapture is church age believers only.
The second coming involves church age believers and old testament saints raised in glorified bodies, in the final resurrection after the millennium.