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the trumpets, and the ten days between them have been

known as the Days of Awe. They are a time of testing, as were

the 10 days of Daniel and the other princes’ 10 days of testing.

We saw that a day is a year during the period of the week

of Jacob’s trouble. Thus, 10 days should be 10 years. If we

could determine how long the next church (the Kingdom

Church) was going to suffer under Satan— particularly when

Satan’s evil is no longer restrained—we would have a possible

time for the Rapture of the Mystery Church, the coming of Je-

sus Christ to meet His saints in the clouds (1 Thess. 4:17).

The time of suffering is given:

“Fear none of those things

which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast [some] of

you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribula-

tion ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a

crown of life”

(Rev. 2:10, KJV).

If we assume that great evil and suffering will break out

when God no longer restrains evil; that God will begin to deal

with the Kingdom Church right after the Rapture of the Mys-

tery Church; that the 10 days in Rev. 2:10 are 10 years; then

the Mystery Church (the present day Church) is taken to heav-

en (John 14:3) 10 years before the end. For example, if the end

is at 2030 A.D., that will make 2020 A.D. the time of the Rap-

ture for the present day Mystery Church.

Type for the Mystery Church

Here are more educated guesses for you. God raised up

other first fruits with Christ when He arose, and we (the born

again believers) are all part of this first resurrection in Christ (1

Cor. 15:20, 23). If God uses the typology here, the dead in