Left Behind

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief; on that day the heavens will pass away with a loud noise, the elements will burn and be dissolved, and the earth and the works on it will be disclosed. 2 Peter 3:10 HCSB

While vacationing in Louisiana one year our van was broken into while parked in the motel's valet parking lot. The vandal broke the side window and then stole games and toys that belonged to our children, a television, video tape player, some video tapes, and my golf clubs. A thief often works at night under the cover of darkness so others will not see him.

There is a series of movies that tell the story of what might happen when Christ returns and raptures the believers from the earth. The first movie in the series is called Left Behind and portrays the message in this verse, that at the twinkling of an eye or like a thief in the night Jesus will return at a time when people least expect it.

Challenge: Do not be left behind when Christ returns. You can watch the 2000 version of the movie on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k88NVL1AsMo There are four movies in the original series. There is a 2014 version of the Left Behind movie that you may be able to rent or purchase.

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