4 Reasons Why the Great Tribulation Does NOT Span Over the Entire Church Age: A Reply to Historicism – Ep. 113

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/4_Reasons_Why_the_Great_Tribulation_Does_NOT_Span_Over_the_Entire_Church_Age-_A_Reply_to_Historicism_-_Ep._113.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedHistoricism is the eschatological position that says the thrust of prophecy in the Olivet Discourse and Revelation are fulfilled in the span of the church age. So for example, they would say that the great tribulation was not fulfilled in the first century, nor is it to […]

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 Simplest and Most Effective Way to Teach Prewrath! – Ep. 109

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/The_Simplest_and_Most_Effective_Way_to_Teach_Prewrath__Ep._109.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Find out how pretrib teacher Dave Hunt responded to Joel 2:30–31 when asked about it. In this episode I explained why Joel 2:30-31 is the simplest and most effective way to teach prewrath. I consider it an anchor passage, or an “interpretive key,” as it helps […]

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 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 […]

Why the Great Commission Disproves Pretrib Imminence – Ep. 105

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Why_the_Great_Commission_Disproves_Pretrib_Imminence_-_Ep._105.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedJesus talks about the completion of this age in several of his end-time passages, using expressions such as the “end” (telos) and “end of the age” (synteleias tou aiōnos). The Olivet Discourse was occasioned by the question from his disciples about the end: “As he was sitting […]

(VIDEO) Debunking a Popular Hebrew Roots’ Interpretation of “But as for that day and hour no one knows it” Matthew 24:36

Joel Richardson does a good job in challenging the oft-repeated claims by Hebrew Roots date-setters that Jesus did not literally mean when he said, “But as for that day and hour no one knows it.” It is claimed that this was a “Jewish idiom” in the first century that carried an opposite meaning of what […]

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 […]

The End-Time Red Moon Will be ATMOSPHERIC, Not Astronomic

A lot of pop prophecy teachers out there think the “blood moon” or “darkening” in Joel 2:31, Matt 24:29, and the sixth seal will be able to be predicted by logging onto NASA’s website in order to forecast when some future peculiar astronomical alignment will occur such as a lunar or solar eclipse. They are […]

(VIDEO) Scott Clarke Contradicts Himself in His ‘Date-Suggesting’ Rapture Talk

Scott Clarke is the one responsible for originally theorizing and then promoting the “Rapture in Revelation 12/September 23rd interpretation,” something that has gone viral in recent months and will continue to do so until its failed fulfillment on the morning of September 24. Last week, he gave a talk at the “The Watchmen Signs in […]

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 […]