Back to the Basics of Prewrath Teaching – Ep. 80

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI started off announcing a Florida Bible Prophecy Conference on April 1–2, where I will be speaking with Marvin Rosenthal and Steve Hogan. Click here for the upcoming Florida Bible Prophecy Conference Chris White interviewed me a few years ago on his program to respond to pretrib teacher Jimmy […]

Does Jewish Wedding Imagery Support Pretribulationism? – Ep. 79

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadChris White interviewed me a few years ago on his program to respond to pretrib teacher Jimmy DeYoung on certain pretrib objections to prewrath. I played a brief clip from this interview covering the common pretrib claim that the traditional Jewish Wedding imagery supports a pretribulational rapture. Listen and […]

Does Revelation 3:10 Support a Pretribulation Rapture? – Ep. 78

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI intend to discuss Revelation 3:10 more in depth in a future episode, but in this brief episode I wanted to drive home a single point why this verse does not support pretribulationism and why it cannot be used as an objection against prewrath. Chris White interviewed me a […]

Does John 14:1–3 Teach a Pretrib Rapture? – Ep. 77

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadChris White interviewed me a few years ago on his program to respond to pretrib teacher Jimmy DeYoung on certain pretrib objections to prewrath. I played a brief clip from this interview covering the common pretrib claim that John 14:1–3 teaches a pretrib rapture to which I replied. I […]

Does the Rapture of the Church Occur at Revelation 4:1? – Ep. 76

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadChris White interviewed me a few years ago on his program to respond to pretrib teacher Jimmy DeYoung and Brannon Howse on certain pretrib objections to prewrath. I played a brief clip from this interview covering the common pretrib objection that argues that the pretribulational rapture occurs at Revelation […]

Does the Absence of the Word ‘Church’ (Ekklēsia) in Revelation 4–21 Support a Pretribulation Rapture? – Ep. 75

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadChris White interviewed me a few years ago on his program to respond to pretrib teacher Jimmy DeYoung and Brannon Howse on certain pretrib objections to prewrath. I played a brief clip from this interview covering the common pretrib objection that argues since there is absence of the word […]

Does the Parable of the Wheat and Tares Support Post-Tribulationism? – Ep. 74

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday’s episode I discussed whether the Parable of the Wheat and Tares (Weeds) supports a posttribulational rapture. There are at least three common questions that arise when people study the parable of the Wheat and the Weeds in Matthew 13. The first question is whether we are able to […]

Refutation of Dave Love’s Purgatory Interpretation of the Fifth Seal in the Book of Revelation – Ep. 73

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadCalvary Chapel pretrib Pastor Dave Love does not think that the Gospel is powerful enough and sufficient to save a sinner from God’s wrath. Only “saints” that are pretribulationally raptured before the seven-year period will be exempt from God’s wrath! Those “tribulational saints” who “grew up in a church” […]

A Reply to Calvary Pastor Dave Love’s Flawed Pretrib Theology – Ep. 72

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday I replied to Calvary Chapel’s Pastor Dave Love’s so-called critique of the prewrath position, particularly on the seals. I critiqued his misunderstanding of the imagery of the seven seals that he thinks is staggered inside the scroll, rather than all on the outside of it. For some reason […]

On Antichrist’s Persecution of the Church: Epistle of Barnabas, Shepherd of Hermas, Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tertullian, Hippolytus, Cyprian | Early Church Fathers – Ep. 71

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode I read the primary literature of quotes from seven early church fathers who explicitly taught that that the Church would suffer at the hands of the Antichrist before Jesus returns: On Antichrist’s Persecution of the Church: Epistle of Barnabas, Shepherd of Hermas, Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tertullian, […]

The Earliest Christian Document Outside of the New Testament (the Didache) Explicitly Teaches that the Church Will Face the Antichrist – Ep. 70

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe discussed how the very Early Church affirmed Jesus’ teaching that the Church would face the persecution of the Antichrist before the return of Jesus and the resurrection. The earliest Church document outside of the New Testament—the Didache—establishes this point. The core teaching of prewrath goes back to apostolic […]