(VIDEO) Pretrib Teacher Billy Crone Caught Denying Imminence

The Bible although it doesn’t give us the date of the rapture, it does give us indicators when it is getting close, the season (emphasis mine). —Billy Crone on Prophecy Watchers hosted by Gary Stearman –6/1/17 Sooner or later when you get pretrib teachers to talk a lot, they end up making statements that deny […]

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

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Revelation_310.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI 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 […]

Does Prewrath ‘Diminish’ Hope for Jesus’ Coming?

One of the stock objections to prewrath from pretribbers is that placing intervening events before the rapture “diminishes” eagerness and hope for Jesus’ return. This objection is easily refuted. I have responded to this objection in my book Antichrist Before the Day of the Lord: What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Return of […]

Public Debate Challenge for BILLY CRONE to Defend His Pretribulational Imminent Rapture

Billy Crone is a pretrib teacher who dogmatically claims that the Bible teaches the imminent return of Jesus. I am putting out this public debate challenge to Mr. Crone asking him to defend his claims in a public moderated debate with myself. He can take the affirmative: The Bible teaches the imminent return of Jesus. […]

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

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/071-On_Antichrists_Persecution_of_the_Church_Epistle_of_Barnabas_Shephard_of_Hermas_Justin_Martyr_Irenaeus_Tertullian_Hippolytus_Cyprian_-_11_15_16_1.18_PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedIn 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, […]

An Overview of My Forthcoming Book on Critiquing Pretribulational Any-Moment Rapture Theology – Ep. 62

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/An_Overview_of_My_Forthcoming_Book_on_Critiquing_Pretribulational_Any-Moment_Rapture_Theology_Ep_62_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedIn this episode I gave an overview of my forthcoming book responding to pretrib imminence theology. I read the Introduction to the book which included the contents of the book as well. It will be a comprehensive critique of the flawed doctrine of the imminency of Jesus’ […]

Does 1 John 2:18 Support an Imminent Rapture of the Church?

“Children, it is the last hour, and just as you heard that the antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists have appeared. We know from this that it is the last hour.” (1 John 2:18) In the immediate context, John is teaching his readers not to “love the world” by desiring its fleshy attachments (1 […]

Interview on the importance of eschatology, Premillennialism, Prewrath, and the flaws of the Pretribulational position

  I was recently interviewed at Echo Zoe by Andy Olson HERE. “A couple of weeks ago, Alan Kurschner of Eschatos Ministries was in town for a conference on Pre-Wrath and Pre-Millenial eschatology. The day before that conference, he sat down with me to talk about end-times Biblical prophecy for this episode of the podcast. […]

The Emotional, Sentimental Attachment to the Tradition of an Imminent Pretrib Rapture – Ep. 42

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/042-Attachment_to_the_Tradition_of_an_Imminent_Pretrib_Rapture.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI talked about the pervasive emotional attachment that many pretrib believers have toward the notion of of imminency.  I  also read a pertinent selection from S. P. Tregelles’s The Hope of Christ’s Second Coming on sentiment and emotion. “Perhaps today!” is the expression that many of us have […]

What Is Pretribulational Imminency? (aka “any moment secret rapture,” “imminent,” “imminence”)

Pretribulational theology teaches that the rapture will happen pre-tribulational—before the “tribulation” period. The sine qua non of pretribulationism is the belief in “imminency.” There are variations of this term: “imminent”: “imminence,” and “any moment.” The older terminology used the terms “secret coming” or “secret rapture.” Imminency is the heart of pretribulationism. Pretribulationism defines this notion […]