6 Reasons Why Jesus and Paul Do NOT Use the Metaphor ‘Birth Pangs’ in the Same Way – Ep. 108

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/6_Reasons_Why_Jesus_and_Paul_Do_NOT_Use_the_Metaphor__Birth_Pangs__in_the_Same_Way_-_Ep._108.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedPretribulational proponents believe that the beginning of birth pangs that Jesus mentions in his Olivet Discourse refers to when the day of the Lord’s wrath begins. Listen to find out how Paul and Jesus use the birthing metaphor in different ways. In an attempt to make the […]

Why ‘Heaven’ (Ouranō) in Revelation 12:1 Does NOT Refer to the Starry Sky | Great Sign, Constellation Virgo, September 23rd 2017, the Rapture

“Then a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and with the moon under her feet, and on her head was a crown of twelve stars.” (Rev 12:1 NET) I do not believe ‘heaven’ (ouranō) in Revelation 12:1 refers to the starry sky; and thereby, I do not think that the […]

VIDEO | Will People Get Saved after the Rapture during the Day of the Lord’s Wrath?

Will people such as Gentiles get saved after the rapture during the day of the Lord’s wrath? And if so will those who are saved experience the day of the Lord’s wrath? I first responded to the pretribulational theological interpretation of this question before I answered with my prewrath response. I also addressed how the […]

Do the Seals on the Scroll in the Book of Revelation Express the Day of the Lord’s Wrath? – Ep. 13

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/013-Are_the_Seals_Gods_Wrath.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI responded to the very common pretribulational claim that the seals in the book of Revelation express the day of the Lord’s wrath. They argue this namely because it says that Jesus himself opens the seals. I refuted this notion by actually examining the biblical texts in […]

The Third Seal Corresponds to the Birth Pang of Famines in Matthew 24:7

I want to comment on Darrin Ball’s denial that the third seal is not referring to famine, in particular the birth pang of famine in Matthew 24:27. He places the third seal after the midpoint. Ball is a sharp prewrather, but I believe he is mistaken on this issue. 1. One of his main objections […]

The Beginning of Birth Pangs Parallel the First Three Seals in the Book of Revelation

  Darrin objects that the “Beginning of Birth Pangs” are parallel to the first three seals in the book of Revelation. He writes, “Many antichrists over a long period of time does not equal the one final antichrist [the rider of the first seal]. Wars, rumors of wars, and empires changing rising and falling is […]

The Futurism of the Beginning of Birth Pangs – Matthew 24:4–8

(4) Watch out that no one misleads you. (5) For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will mislead many. (6) You will hear of wars and rumors of wars. Make sure that you are not alarmed, for this must happen, but the end is still to come. (7) […]

Jesus and Paul Use the Metaphor of “Birth Pangs” for Opposite Purposes

“All these are but the beginning of the birth pains.” (Matt 24:8) “While people are saying, ‘There is peace and security,’ then sudden destruction will come upon them as labor pains come upon a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.” (1 Thess 5:3) In an attempt to make the “beginning of birth pangs” in […]