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 […]

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” […]

THE ESCAPE

“But stay alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that must happen, and to stand before the Son of Man.” (Luke 21:36 NET) Frequently I come across pretrib literature that argues that “escape” in Luke 21:36 is teaching a pretribulational rapture. The articles are typically surface level, […]

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, […]

How to Prepare for Jesus’ Second Coming: Why Pastors AVOID Paul’s Thessalonian Epistles – Ep. 67

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis was a hard-hitting program. Paul’s Thessalonian epistles are typically ignored by pastors and other Christians because, in my opinion, of its direct teaching that contradicts the interpreters’ eschatology. I first discussed his first epistle to the Thessalonians and its message of the return of Jesus and why the […]

VIDEO: The Day of the Lord | Prewrath, Eschatology, Second Coming

Paul Dorgan in Session 4 of an 8-Session End Times Seminar covers the Day of the Lord and further explanation of the timing of the Rapture.    

My Review of the Rapture Debate between Pre-Trib Doug Stauffer and Post-Trib Joe Schimmel – Ep. 61

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI gave my review of the rapture debate between Pre-Trib Doug Stauffer and Post-Trib Joe Schimmel that occurred at the Pikes Peak Prophecy Summit in Colorado hosted by Prophecy in the News. I addressed the following issues that was covered in the debate, in no particular order: -the format […]

1 Thessalonians 5:1 – On Chapter Breaks, the Day of the Lord, Peri De, and Times and Seasons – Ep. 60

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI talked about the important transitional verse of Thessalonians 5:1: “Now on the topic of times and seasons, brothers and sisters, you have no need for anything to be written to you.” I explained the relationship between the previous rapture passage in 1 Thessalonians 4 and Paul’s continued discussion […]

What Is the ‘Hour of Testing’ in Revelation 3:10? The Antichrist’s Great Tribulation or the Day of the Lord’s Wrath? – Ep. 59

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI responded to pretrib teacher and pastor Jesse Johnson and his claim in an article he wrote about Revelation 3:10 supporting a pretrib rapture. “Because you have kept the word of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to […]

Popping the Revelation 3:10 Pre-Trib Rapture Balloon: A Response to Jesse Johnson – Ep. 58

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI responded to pretrib teacher and pastor Jesse Johnson and his claim in an article he wrote about Revelation 3:10 supporting a pretrib rapture. “Because you have kept my admonition to endure steadfastly, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is about to come on […]

What does “escape” refer to in Luke 21:36…the Antichrist’s great tribulation or the day of the Lord’s wrath?

“But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”” (Luke 21:36 ESV) I have been asked to comment on this verse. Luke 21:36 refers to an escape from the impending day of the […]