If the rapture wasn't real, why would Jesus tell us to pray that we will escape the coming judgement? In her message on Luke 21 titled, "Divine Opportunist," Cheryl Brodersen encourages us to do three things while we wait: 1) Give everything to Jesus. 2) Rely completely on Jesus. 3) Watch and pray. Like Jesus said to the church of Philadelphia, He is saying to us, "Behold, I am coming quickly!"