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  • Believers in The Rapture (shouldn't fight about it)...

    But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. Therefore...
  • The Rapture – Indisputable Christian Heresy

    07/27/2016 8:46:41 PM PDT · by NRx · 864 replies
    Preachers Institute ^ | 04-10-2010 | Fr. Anthony M. Coniaris
    By Fr. Anthony M. ConiarisIn this brief article, Fr. Anthony expresses with clarity the truth of the false teaching known as the “Rapture” and how much it distorts the teachings of the Lord in the Holy Scriptures.As I was driving one day I encountered a bumper sticker admonishing me: “WARNING! In the event of Rapture, this car will be driverless.” The strange belief in the Rapture teaches that some day (sooner rather than later), without warning, born-again Christians will begin to float up from the freeway, abandoned vehicles careening wildly. There will be airliners in the sky suddenly with no...
  • The Church and the Tribulation

    10/02/2015 11:35:16 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 30 replies
    Rapture Ready ^ | 2 Oct 15 | Don McGee
    A lot of anxiety has been stirred up recently over the teaching that the Church will go through some, if not all of the time known as the Great Tribulation. Jesus referred to this special time in Matthew 24:21, and it has been the springboard for books and movies that portray some very terrifying things to come. Some Christians, thinking that the Church will go through it, are worried and are doing their best to make plans to survive the seven years.They are stockpiling food, water, precious metals, guns and ammunition, etc., in the hope of making it alive until...
  • 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...