Tag: RAPTURE

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

PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE

Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you suddenly like a trap. For it will come on all those who live on the face of the whole earth (Luke 21:34-35). (I chose the picture for a little levity in an otherwise … Continue reading PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE

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 7: FAULTY IMMINENCE- CONTINUED

Last time I  discussed the hopeful but faulty application of Jesus' words "You do not know the day or the hour" to the pre-tribulation rapture theory. This post, excerpt 7 of my book*  continues on from there... The “imminence” view assumes that the starting moment of the tribulation, including the very day and the time of … Continue reading RAPTURE 7: FAULTY IMMINENCE- CONTINUED