Is 1 Corinthians 11:26 Evidence for Pretribulation Imminence? – Ep. 99

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Is_1_Corinthians_1126_Evidence_for_Pretribulation_Imminence__-_Ep._99.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI responded to another pretrib proof text for imminence that is supposed to prove the doctrine of an any-moment rapture. “For every time you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes” (1 Corinthians 11:26). Many pretribulationists think this verse […]

Jesus Could Not Have Returned Before Paul Testified in Rome Before Caesar – Ep. 95

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Jesus_Could_Not_Have_Returned_Before_Paul_Testified_in_Rome_Before_Caesar_-_Ep..mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe addressed another prophecy that applied to the apostle Paul which undermines the pretrib teaching of imminence of Jesus’ return. “The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, “Have courage, for just as you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify […]

Jesus Could NOT Have Returned During the Life of Peter – Ep. 92

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Jesus_Could_Not_Have_Returned_During_the_Life_of_Peter_-_Ep._92.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedJesus’s return was not imminent during the life of Peter.  “I tell you the solemn truth, when you were young, you tied your clothes around you and went wherever you wanted, but when you are old [gēraskō], you will stretch out your hands, and others will tie […]

Why One’s View on Imminence Theology Matters – Ep. 90

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Why_One_s_View_on_Imminence_Theology_Matters_-_Ep._90.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedYour view of agreeing or disagreeing with a pretrib imminent rapture matters. I explained that there are implications to holding to imminence theology. We should, instead, take a biblical expectancy position toward Jesus’s return, which I explained what I mean by this. There are three features to […]

The Bible DOES Teach the Imminent Rapture of the Church…

when the great tribulation and the celestial disturbance event happens first: “But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation has come near. Then those who are in Judea must flee to the mountains. Those who are inside the city must depart. Those who are out in the country must not […]

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. […]

A Reply to Renald Showers on James 5:7–9, Imminency, and the Meaning of the Greek Perfect Tense – Ep. 44

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/044-A_Reply_to_Renald_Showers_on_James_57_9_Imminency_and_the_Meaning_of_the_Greek_Perfect_Tense.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI responded to pretrib teacher Renald Showers and his misunderstanding of the Greek perfect tense-form and thus his interpretation of James 5:7–9 and how that affects his pretrib imminency. Specifically, I responded to the following statement by Renald E. Showers: “[T]he fact that the Greek verbs translated […]