Tag: THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH

DOES JESUS’ “GATES OF HELL” QUOTE PROVE A PRE-TRIB. RAPTURE? (RAPTURE 26)

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)

RAPTURE 22: THE FIRST RESURRECTION

I was a pre-tribulation believer and proponent for twenty-eight years. Therefore I am, I  believe, well qualified to critique this mistaken position. Open your minds to reality, dear Christian brothers and sisters... Today's excerpt from my book* is taken from chapter 14. The chapter is rather long, so today's post contains a part and the … Continue reading RAPTURE 22: THE FIRST RESURRECTION

RAPTURE 15(a): THE BRIDE

The “wedding supper of the Lamb”, announced in Revelation chapter 19, is believed to be a love-feast involving Jesus Christ and his bride, the raptured Church.  The rapture of the Church is commonly considered to be the calling of Christ's bride. To this point, I agree. However, pre-tribulation rapture believers are convinced this love feast … Continue reading RAPTURE 15(a): THE BRIDE

RAPTURE 14: THE ELECT

Who are the "elect" gathered by Jesus Christ and his angels, at the end of the tribulation? Here's excerpt 14 from my book on the rapture. I'm sorry that this is a pretty long post again, so please scroll down the subtitles if you need to, to at least get the gist of it. I … Continue reading RAPTURE 14: THE ELECT

RAPTURE 13: THE REAL END OF THE CHURCH AGE

Pre-tribulation teachers say that the Church's purpose will be finished on the earth before Daniel's "seventieth week", also known as the Tribulation, begins, and that the focus of God's plan will then once again be the remnant of Israel. Is this teaching clearly supported in the Bible? Hortus Deliciarum, Das Gebäude der Kirche mit den Gläubigen, … Continue reading RAPTURE 13: THE REAL END OF THE CHURCH AGE