The ark of the covenant is gone because Jesus is the fulfillment of its use.
The second death has no power over them reveals that our new bodies will be a spiritual body [1 Corinthians 15:44] that has been made by the Lord to be eternal [1 Corinthians 15:54-55].
If you notice in Luke 21 [to escape all these things], it encompasses everything that is seen Revelation from Chapter 6 and onward
One question that I have is, why are we as Christians pushing people out of the Church? Is it because of our doctrine? Are we like the Pharisees, who want to be seen in public?
Is the word Rapture in the Bible? No, but, the meaning is. The word Rapture comes from the Latin Vulgate Bible Translation of Scripture which reads, Rapiemur-Vulgate.org
I used to believe many years ago in a pre-trib rapture but a brother in Christ convinced me otherwise. But, yesterday, for the first time, I did a real study on 1-2 Thes., Revelation 19, and Matthew 24:31-34…
The first answer to the question would be that the traditions are the same message as that of Scripture…