Tag: rapture

NOPE, SORRY: DARBY DID NOT INVENT THE PRE-TRIB RAPTURE

NOPE, SORRY:  DARBY DID NOT INVENT THE PRE-TRIB RAPTURE Some of the most viewed articles I’ve written over the past few months have dealt with the rapture.  It remains a controversy that can’t be settled among fervent believers in futurism (the belief that many prophecies, specifically those dealing with the Second Coming of Christ, HAVE YET TO…

WHY THE KINGDOM MESSAGE IS SO ESSENTIAL TO THE GOSPEL

This post continues where the last post left off – the centrality of the Kingdom of God and the Second Coming of Christ to the Gospel’s authentic message.  It draws upon my book, Blood Moon:  Biblical Signs of the Coming Apocalypse, which I wrote to distinguish between true and false signs, the reason why Bible…

WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? FOR JESUS TO COME BACK, SILLY!

WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? FOR JESUS TO COME BACK, SILLY! Lately, I’m been posting my thoughts on the Rapture of the Church and following up on the TV interviews I did with Dr. Douglas D Stauffer.  In this article, I want to stress why we should be watching for the Second Coming of Christ…

DOES MATTHEW 24 PROVE THE RAPTURE AND VISIBLE RETURN OF CHRIST ARE THE SAME EVENT?

DOES MATTHEW 24:29-31 PROVE THE RAPTURE AND VISIBLE RETURN OF CHRIST ARE THE SAME EVENT? Introduction Over the past two weeks, I’ve stirred up a hornet’s nest.  The topic of the rapture has been very much at the forefront of discussions I’ve initiated on Facebook.  Sometimes the topic arose by accident, sometimes it popped up…

IS THE TIMING OF THE RAPTURE MADE CLEAR IN 2 THESSALONIANS?

IS THE TIMING OF THE RAPTURE MADE CLEAR IN 2 THESSALONIANS? There has been a lot of discussion on the second interview I did with Dr. Doug Stauffer on the Prophecy in the News TV program posted on the PITN site, April 22, 2016. I posted the following words (well, most of this) on two…

2 Thessalonians — TV Interview #2 with Dr. Douglas D. Stauffer

2 THESSALONIANS — TV INTERVIEW #2 WITH DR. DOUGLAS D. STAUFFER Dr. Douglas D. Stauffer and I continued our discussion on his new book, REVIVING THE BLESSED HOPE OF THESSALONIANS (co-written with his partner and pastor, Andrew B. Ray).  Our first session was broadcast on 04-08-2016.  This one appeared on the Prophecy in the News…

THE RAPTURE — TV PROGRAM, PROPHECY IN THE NEWS — DOUG STAUFFER

“THE RAPTURE — Reviving the Blessed Hope of Thessalonians” PROPHECY IN THE NEWS TV PROGRAM, April 8, 2016 with DR. DOUGLAS STAUFFER I’m pleased to share the 28-minute Prophecy in the News program posted on April 8, 2016, with Dr. Douglas Stauffer, co-author of a new book with his friend and preacher, Andrew Ray. I was privileged…

NEW BOOK AVAILABLE – THE NEXT GREAT WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST

I’m pleased to announce to my followers that I have finished what I believe is my best and most important book, THE NEXT GREAT WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST: Russia Prepares to Fulfill the Prophecy of Gog and Magog. This book tackles a number of very crucial issues that are sure to be of interest…

Just One Verse to Prove the Pre-Trib Rapture?

JUST ONE VERSE TO PROVE THE PRE-TRIB RAPTURE? The Family Squabble Has Gotten Out of Control Allow me to begin this article with one heartfelt word:  *Sigh* There is so much debate right now between the various camps holding differing positions on the timing of the rapture, an outsider would look at the situation in the…

PRE-DARBY RAPTURE ADVOCATES, IMMINENCY, AND THE GREAT TRIBULATION

Introduction Some time ago (I can’t determine exactly when), Dr. Thomas Ice, a staunch proponent of the pre-tribulation rapture of the church, wrote a paper that I recommend to everyone interested in eschatology.  I finally got around to reading it carefully this past Sunday morning.  It is my misfortune I had not read it months ago!…