Tag: WHEN WILL THE RAPTURE BE?

RAPTURE 25: FALL AWAY FROM WHAT?

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?

RAPTURE 24: WHICH LAST TRUMPET IS THE LAST LAST TRUMPET?

Not only do teachers of the pre-tribulation rapture theory insist, without scriptural statements, that the first of two resurrections is in stages, but they also have to resort to claiming that there is more than one "last trumpet". This is the subject of excerpt twenty-four of my book* Paul, when telling the Corinthians that “we … Continue reading RAPTURE 24: WHICH LAST TRUMPET IS THE LAST LAST TRUMPET?

RAPTURE 23: RESURRECTION AND PAUL’S ORDER OF EVENTS

Last time I wrote that Revelation provides for only two resurrections: one at the return of Jesus Christ, and the other a thousand years later after the Millennial reign of Christ. Pre-tribulation rapture theory has to assert that the first resurrection is in stages separated by years of time, because the first resurrection in Revelation includes … Continue reading RAPTURE 23: RESURRECTION AND PAUL’S ORDER OF EVENTS

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

WILL JESUS KEEP US FROM THE HOUR OF TRIAL? (RAPTURE 21)

Will Jesus Christ keep true believers from the coming "hour of trial", meaning the tribulation? That's the claim of many people who teach an early rapture. This phrase is taken from a verse in Christ's letter  to the church in Philadelphia, and the promise applied to believers in our age: “I will keep you from … Continue reading WILL JESUS KEEP US FROM THE HOUR OF TRIAL? (RAPTURE 21)