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  • Introduction and Methodology-- Post Tribulation Research

    04/14/2008 2:28:21 PM PDT · by big'ol_freeper · 20 replies · 56+ views
    The Last Trumpet ^ | 11/2002 | Tim Warner
    Introduction & Methodology By Tim Warner - Revised 11/2002 DESCRIPTION OF THE POST-TRIB RAPTURE VIEW The "post-tribulation" rapture view is the belief that Jesus will return visibly and bodily to raise the dead Christians and gather together the living Christians at the end of a period of intense tribulation, called by Jesus "great tribulation" (Matt. 24:21). The post-trib view is the only rapture view which sees only a single future coming of Jesus. All other rapture views, pre-trib, mid-trib, and pre-wrath, see the rapture and resurrection prior to the second coming of Jesus by months or years. While these rapture...
  • Is the Pretribulation Rapture Biblical?

    04/02/2007 8:40:21 AM PDT · by topcat54 · 593 replies · 5,024+ views ^ | Unknown | Brian M. Schwertley
    Conclusion Although the pretribulation rapture theory is very popular today, given arguments that are offered in support of this doctrine we must declare Pretribulationalism to be contrary to the clear teachings of Scripture. Simply put, there is not one shred of evidence that can be found in the Bible to support the pretribulation rapture. The typical Pretribulational arguments offered reveal a pattern: of imposing one’s presuppositions onto a text without any exegetical justification whatsoever; of finding subtle meaning between words and/or phrases that were never intended by the author; of spiritualizing or ignoring passages that contradict the Pretribulational paradigm; and,...
  • Pre-Trib Rapture Arguments

    02/24/2006 8:40:59 AM PST · by conserv371 · 143 replies · 1,928+ views
    2/24/06 | conserv 371
    Right now there is huge debate going on about whether the church will go through the tribulation. After studying some passages that seem to convincingly lean toward a pre-trib rapture. First of all, Jesus in Luke 17:26, states that "And as it was in the days of Noah, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of Man." We learn of two key individuals during that time Enoch and Noah. Enoch who some have seen as a type of the church is translated before the Flood while Noah is delivered through the world-wide judgment. We also find...

    04/23/2005 3:04:17 PM PDT · by Quix · 75 replies · 1,641+ views
    HOW SIGNS OF THE TIMES RELATE TO THE RAPTURE AND THE SECOND COMING by Thomas Ice How do current events relate to Bible prophecy? It depends upon the Bible's view of the timing of prophecy. Interpreters of prophecy often differ widely in their interpretation and application of prophecy. Hal Lindsey recently said, "No, I am not a prophet. But I have studied the prophets. And I am certain that all of what they predict for mankind up to and including the Second Advent will occur in the next few years-probably in your lifetime."1 On the other hand, future prophecy nay-sayer...