5 Reasons Why a Solar Eclipse Will NOT Be Part of the End-Time Celestial Disturbances – Ep. 94

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/5_Reasons_Why_a_Solar_Eclipse_Will_NOT_Be_Part_of_the_End-Time_Celestial_Disturbances_-_Ep._94.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThere are five good reasons why a solar eclipse will not be part of the future eschatological celestial disturbance event that heralds our Lord. Listen and find out what these reasons are! “I will produce portents both in the sky and on the earth– blood, fire, and […]

5 Reasons Why Revelation 19 and Its Battle of Armageddon Does NOT Describe the BEGINNING of the Second Coming of Jesus

I was interviewed by Joel Richardson recently on his The Underground. We addressed the very deep-seated assumption that many hold where Revelation 19 and its depiction of Jesus on a horse in the sky at the battle of Armageddon describes the beginning of the second coming of Christ. Amillennialists, pretribulationists, posttribulationists, and other eschatological positions take this position. […]

The Imminence Question – Ep. 83

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/The_Imminence_Question_-_Ep._83.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedListen and find out what is “The Imminence Question.” Related to this I gave an outline of the most fundamental theological presupposition of pretribulationism which says that God does not work with Israel and the Church at the same time. Then I gave an outline of reasons […]

Why Jesus’ Prophecy in Matthew 10:23 Refers to His Second Coming, NOT to His First Coming – Ep. 82

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/ep_82_Why_Jesus_Prophecy_in_Matthew_10_23_Refers_to_His_Second_Coming_NOT_to_His_First_Coming.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedIn this episode I gave a few reasons why I believe the reference to the “Son of Man comes” in Matthew 10:23 refers to Jesus’ future second coming, not his first coming. “Whenever they persecute you in one place, flee to another. I tell you the truth, […]

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

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Does_the_Parable_of_the_Wheat_and_Tares_Support_Post-Tribulationism__-_Ep._74.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedToday’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 […]

Preterist Gary DeMar Promoting Fake Exegesis

“I tell you the truth, this generation (γενεά) will not pass away until all these things take place.” (Matt 24:34 NET) Yesterday, I pointed out how preterists promote fake history in their interpretation of Matthew 24:5 regarding “many messiahs.” Interestingly, today I noticed that preterist Gary DeMar has an article entitled, “Fake news” is not […]

Preterism Fails to Find Prophetic Fulfillment of ‘Many Messiahs’ from Jesus’ Olivet Discourse in Matthew 24:5

Preterism claims that Matthew 24-25 was fulfilled around the time of the Jewish revolt of AD 66–70, or at least from the time of Christ to the fall of Jerusalem. I want to draw your attention to one of several prophecies from Jesus’ Olivet Discourse that is deeply problematic for preterist interpreters. “For many (πολλοὶ) […]

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, […]

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 […]

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

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

The Elect are Taken in Matt 24:31, NOT the Wicked…

I have never received a meaningful explanation from amillennialists, pretribulationists, and posttribulationists who think that in Jesus’ Noahic analogy the wicked are taken to judgment and the righteous are left. This makes absolutely no sense given that Jesus illustrates the separation event in Matt 24:31. “And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet […]