Category: Rapture

PRETERISM VS. FUTURISM… WHO GETS ESCHATOLOGY RIGHT?

Noted author, screenwriter, and speaker, Brian Godawa appeared with me today on the Parker J. Cole’s show “Parker’s Comparables”.  We discussed and debated which understanding of eschatology Best fits the prophetic assertions of the Bible. It was a fast 120 minutes exploring the Olivet Discourse, Matthew 24, Jesus’ predictions for what would happen within a…

A MINUTE TO MIDNIGHT – A DISCUSSION ON LIFE AFTER DEATH

Are you curious about what our life might be life after we die?  Do you believe we will have eternal life in the presence of God and the ones we love?  Why do we want to live forever?  Gary Huffman and I address these issues and many more in the book, THE REVEALING. About ten…

ANOTHER GREAT DISAPPOINTMENT? THAT’S WHAT OLD-SCHOOL ESCHATOLOGY TEACHERS SAY

WILL TRADITIONAL BIBLE PROPHECY TEACHERS BE LIKE THE RELIGIOUS SCHOLARS OF JESUS’ DAY, AND MISREAD THE SIGNS OF THE TIMES? As any studied student of the history of eschatology knows, “The Great Disappointment” of William Miller in 1843 cautions us to NOT make bold predictions of the timing of Christ’s return. Miller’s following did the…

THE MALE CHILD OF REVELATION 12 IS THE CHURCH — TIME TO FILL YOUR LAMP

The argument that many are engaged in at the current time is whether or not the “male child” of Revelation 12:5, is Christ or the Church?  The answer, the right answer, from powerful scholars throughout the ages is simply this:  He is both. And the implications are astronomical! THE RAPTURE AND THE GLORIOUS APPEARING ARE…

SCRIPTURE TEACHES THE RAPTURE AND THE VISIBLE SECOND COMING ARE DISTINCT EVENTS – HERE IS THE EVIDENCE

The most contentious debate among evangelicals is not hard to identify.  It consists of whether or not the occurrence of the Rapture of the Church stands as a distinct event from the visible Second Coming of Christ, sometimes referred to as “The Glorious Appearing.” Indeed, even in the verse where the phrase “the glorious appearing”…

IS SANCTIFICATION NECESSARY FOR GLORIFICATION?

Today, I want to share a review of our new book, THE REVEALING,  by a friend, pastor, and great scholar of the Word, Douglas Riggs. I am honored to have his commendation and to share with you why he believes the book is essential reading for all Christians who are serious about deepening their spiritual…

AFTER THE RAPTURE: Does the Church Still Have a Mission on the Earth?

The following article co-authored by Gary Huffman and myself was published in the August 2017 edition of The Prophecy in the News Magazine.  It is drawn from our new bestselling book, THE REVEALING:  UNLOCKING THE HIDDEN SECRETS ON THE GLORIFICATION OF GOD’S CHILDREN.   In the book, we propose a very different scenario for what happens…

AFTER THE RAPTURE: DOES THE CHURCH STILL HAVE A MISSION ON THE EARTH?

By Gary L. Huffman and S. Douglas Woodward The Manifestation of God’s Glory in the Church During the Tribulation Although not explicitly stated in Scripture, the Feast of Tabernacles constitutes a feast of glory. Thus, the fulfillment of the Feast of Tabernacles would be the period when God’s glory manifests. And we recall that at…

THE SEPTEMBER 23 SIGN IN THE HEAVENS – WILL THE RAPTURE HAPPEN THEN?

Considerable speculation exists that Revelation 12:1-2 prophesies a unique and significant sign that will appear on the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah (aka The Feast of Trumpets), this Fall.  To be precise, the event transpires on September 23, 2017.  Many speculate that because this arrangement of constellations and “wandering stars” (i.e., the constellation Virgo, the…