Is the Meaning of Harpagēsometha in 1 Thess 4:17 ‘Rapture’ or ‘Plunder’? Part 2 – Ep. 115

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Is_the_Meaning_of_Harpagesometha_in_1_Thess_417_Rapture_or_Plunder__Part_2_-_Ep._115.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis episode I responded to Chris Steinle on his interpretation of “from heaven” that he comments on from his chapter “Reclaiming the 1st Thessalonians Rapture Narrative” in his co-authored book with Douglas Hamp, Reclaiming the Rapture: Restoring the Doctrine of the Gathering of the Commonwealth of Israel. […]

A BIG Difficulty in the Plot Line within the Amillennial Narrative in the Book of Revelation

Robert W. Wall writes: W. Hendricksen locates Satan’s imprisonment between the two advents of Christ, when the church is able to evangelize the nations with complete freedom (Conquerors, pp. 185–90). This interpretation draws upon elements of Revelation 12–13, where Satan is unable to destroy the church. Further, it corresponds well to the subsequent vision of […]

A Response to Chris Steinle and His Denial of a ‘Catching Up’ in 1 Thess 4:17

Here is my series response to Chris Steinle: Is the Meaning of Harpagēsometha in 1 Thess 4:17 ‘Rapture’ or ‘Plunder’? Part 1 – Ep. 114 Is the Meaning of Harpagēsometha in 1 Thess 4:17 ‘Rapture’ or ‘Plunder’? Part 2 – Ep. 115   Is the Meaning of Harpagēsometha in 1 Thess 4:17 ‘Rapture’ or ‘Plunder’? […]

The Structure of Matthew’s Olivet Discourse – Ep. 111

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/The_Structure_of_Matthews_Olivet_Discourse_-_Ep._111.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe key issue to the structure of Matthew’s Olivet Discourse is the relationship between vv. 9–14 and verse 15ff. I first talked about the disciples’ questions about the sign to the parousia (second coming) and the end of the age, which opens up the discourse. Then I […]

The Prophecy ‘There Is Peace and Security’ Contradicts Pretribulational Imminence Theology – Ep. 107

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/The_Prophecy__There_Is_Peace_and_Security__Contradicts_Pretribulational_Imminence_Theology_-_Ep._107.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In this episode I addressed another prophecy that undermines pretribulational imminence doctrine. Now when they are saying, ‘There is peace and security,’ then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will surely not escape. But you, brothers and sisters, […]

Why Matthew 24:14 Disproves an Any Moment Rapture – Ep. 106

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Why_Matthew_2414_Disproves_an_Any_Moment_Rapture_-_Ep._106.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe prophecy in Matthew 24:14 contradicts pretrib imminence theology. Listen and find out why. “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached throughout the whole inhabited earth as a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come” (Matt 24:14). The Great Commission is […]

A Reply to Andy Woods on ‘APOSTASIA Is the Rapture’ – Ep. 104

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/A_Reply_to_Andy_Woods_on_APOSTASIA_Is_the_Rapture_-_Ep._104.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedAt a recent pretrib Bible prophecy conference, Andy Woods relied on the flawed research of H. Wayne House’s Greek statements, and worse, Woods used it with fallacious reasoning to attempt to argue that the “apostasy” Paul mentions in 2 Thess 2:3 refers to the rapture. I exposed […]

Why ‘the blinking of an eye’ Does NOT Refer to the Rapture – Ep. 101

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Why__the_blinking_of_an_eye__Does_NOT_Refer_to_the_Rapture_-_Ep._101.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed“Listen, I will tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed– in a moment, in the blinking of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be […]

Does ‘I am standing at the door and knocking!’ in Revelation 3:20 Support an Any Moment Rapture? – Ep. 100

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Does__I_am_standing_at_the_door_and_knocking__in_Revelation_320_Support_an_Any_Moment_Rapture__-_Ep._100.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedRevelation 3:20 is used as a proof-text by some pretribbers for imminence. In our 100th episode I showed why this is not the case. “Listen! I am standing at the door and knocking! If anyone hears my voice and opens the door I will come into his […]

Another Prophecy that Contradicts Pretribulation Imminence: ‘Where Is His Promised Return?’ – Ep. 98

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Another_Prophecy_that_Contradicts_Pretrib_Imminence__Where_Is_His_Promised_Return___-_Ep._98.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedToday I discussed another prophecy that contradicts pretrib imminence. Among the points I explained was how date-setters create their own self-fulfilling prophecy. This passage contains an unequivocal prophecy that must happen before Jesus returns: scoffers will arise and mock Christians for their belief in Jesus’ promised return. […]

(Documentary) THE SIGN | Rapture, September 23, Revelation 12

Earlier this summer I was interviewed for the upcoming documentary The Sign. It will air on AUDIENCE network on Thursday 9/14 at 8PM EST. Below is a teaser; the main trailer for the documentary will be out later this week if I am not mistaken. There were many prophecy teachers interviewed for this documentary. Although the […]