Will the rapture really happen before any tribulation events? Will some people be "left behind" when the prophesied rapture occurs? Will all true believers be watching tribulation events from heaven? Many evangelicals are convinced that these things are so, as I was, for twenty-eight years. I say "was" intentionally... These questions and their answers provided … Continue reading TWO VIEWS OF A RAPTURE
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The experiences of several Old Testament characters are frequently used and confused as evidence for an early rapture of the Church, as they once were by me. Today I will consider Noah, and next time Lot, Enoch and Daniel.. NOAH AND THE FLOOD In his "Olivet Discourse" Jesus, after describing the destruction of the temple … Continue reading RAPTURE 28: NOAH and the FLOOD
Among the parables of Jesus are some which relate to his future return from heaven. Though they aren't detailed prophesies of end times events by any means, they do contain some important principles and interesting relevance which we may be able to use as guidance on the timing of the rapture, particularly when we compare … Continue reading RAPTURE 27: MORE CLUES FROM THE PARABLES
Hi everyone. And when I say "everyone" I'm well aware that only a very small number of people are the tiniest bit interested in the rapture of the Church. And only a tiny fraction of that tiny fraction is the slightest bit interested in asking whether their dearly-held pre-tribulation rapture is a valid view. However, … Continue reading DOES JESUS’ “GATES OF HELL” QUOTE PROVE A PRE-TRIB. RAPTURE? (RAPTURE 26)
Welcome readers. Here's another installment of my book* on the timing of the rapture. I was a pre-tribulation believer for twenty-eight years: I now know how wrong I was to unquestioningly accept everything the "experts" taught. The good news is that this post is considerably shorter than most... Paul wrote that a preliminary and unmistakable … Continue reading RAPTURE 25: FALL AWAY FROM WHAT?