Tag: PRE TRIBULATION

RAPTURE BOOK INTRODUCTION PT. 2

As a believer do you look around at our current political and cultural climate and wonder when the rapture will occur? If so, do you want facts, or the cosy, politically-correct answer? I was once a ferocious defender and proponent of the latter, until I decided I wanted to be sure of the facts for … Continue reading RAPTURE BOOK INTRODUCTION PT. 2

RAPTURE 30: ONE TAKEN, THE OTHER LEFT

It’s a common view, as it once was mine, that when Jesus said, speaking of the future time of distress that, “one will be taken, the other will be left” (Matthew 24:40-41) he was speaking of a surprise rapture at some time before the tribulation. The one taken would be the raptured believer: the one … Continue reading RAPTURE 30: ONE TAKEN, THE OTHER LEFT

RAPTURE 29: LOT, ENOCH AND DANIEL

Is Lot's escape from Sodom really evidence for a pre-tribulation rapture? Was Enoch taken to heaven so that he could escape the Flood? Does Daniel's absence from the furnace scene support the same idea? Subjects covered lately in this series have been a little on the fringe of the whole matter of the timing of … Continue reading RAPTURE 29: LOT, ENOCH AND DANIEL

RAPTURE 28: NOAH and the FLOOD

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

RAPTURE 27: MORE CLUES FROM THE PARABLES

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