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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn 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’ return. I […]
“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 […]
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. […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI 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 probably heard […]
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 […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNo mincing words on today’s program. I responded to the first half of David Reagan’s shallow pretrib “critique” of the prewrath position. I first talked about “the lie.” The Lie is Reagan’s continued falsehood that prewrath teaches the rapture will happen “3/4th” into the “tribulation period.” I then walked […]
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