A Striking Way How Pretribbers Reason Like Flat Earthers

The following is a snippet from my forthcoming book critiquing pretribulation imminence theology. I am citing pretrib teacher Wayne A. Brindle’s four criteria of interpretation determining if a passage contains imminence teaching. I cite here his second criteria and then I comment on it: “2. The passage speaks of Christ’s return as ‘near,’ without stating […]

Is the Meaning of Harpagēsometha in 1 Thess 4:17 ‘Rapture’ or ‘Plunder’? Part 3 – Ep. 116

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Is_the_Meaning_of_Harpagesometha_in_1_Thess_417_Rapture_or_Plunder__Part_3_-_Ep._116.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis episode I responded to Chris Steinle on his interpretation of the beginning of 1 Thess. 4:17. I pointed out some errors and lexical fallacies and suggested some better resources as is provided in the links below. The first three parts of this series has set me […]

BOOK TRAILER: New Children’s Book on the Coming New Jerusalem!

Author and artist Janet L. Willis has recently had her children’s book published on the coming New Jerusalem, God’s Got a House and It’s Coming to Earth. It is full of beautiful artwork and more importantly an accurate portrayal of biblical truth of the coming kingdom. It is also consistent with the prewrath view on […]

The Transcript of My 2015 Debate with Thomas Ice Is Now Available

I want to thank Doug Eigsti who tediously transcribed my 2015 debate with Thomas Ice! You can access the PDF transcript at this link where you will also find a link to the video or audio of the debate. My debate with Thomas Ice was on this question: “THE CHURCH WILL FACE THE ANTICHRIST BEFORE […]

Revelation: A Handbook on the Greek Text

If you are looking for a resource on the Greek text on the book of Revelation, I cannot recommend more Revelation: A Handbook on the Greek Text.           Revelation: A Handbook on the Greek Text (Baylor Handbook on the Greek New Testament) David L. Mathewson is Associate Professor of New Testament […]

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. […]

Where Is the Rapture in the Book of Revelation?

Prewrath makes a convincing argument that Rev 7:9–17 portrays the result of the raptured and resurrected people of God. There is, however, another passage in the Apocalypse that I believe pictures the rapture in action using harvest imagery: “Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and sitting on the cloud was one like a son of […]

(VIDEO) Reading 1 Corinthians 15 in a Jewish Cemetery on Resurrection Day

Reading 1 Corinthians 15 in a Jewish Cemetery on Resurrection Day | Easter 2018 “Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless […]

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 […]

Why Pope Francis Will Not Have an Address in the Holy City of the New Jerusalem

In an interview, Pope Francis is alleged to have said: “They are not punished, those who repent obtain the forgiveness of God and enter the rank of souls who contemplate him, but those who do not repent and cannot therefore be forgiven disappear. There is no hell, there is the disappearance of sinful souls.” Source […]

THE FEASTS OF THE LORD by Kevin Howard and Marvin Rosenthal

With all the Jewish feasts this season, I’d like to recommend this oldie but goodie.   The Feasts of the Lord: God’s Prophetic Calendar from Calvary to the Kingdom  By Kevin Howard and Marvin Rosenthal Isreal’s feasts are infinitely more important than just a series of cultural observances. These feasts are appointed by the Lord, […]