I have replied to this common pretrib argument before here and here. Incidentally, pastor Wampler, first, you have to understand that Steven Anderson holds to a warped view of the prewrath rapture. He is not representative of the prewrath position. Second, you said that Steven Anderson has a skewed interpretation of this passage. That is […]
Is the Identity of the 24 Elders in the Book of Revelation the “Church”?
Marquis Laughlin asks this question in a facebook post: Hey, can anyone give me a biblical answer to the identity of the 24 elders? I’m dealing with the pre-trib “they have to be the church” thing….I am using the obvious evidence in Revelation but that doesn’t seem to be making a dent here…. Marquis, see […]
Do the 24 Elders in the Book of Revelation “Represent” the Church? A Reply to Pretribulationism – Ep. 7
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/007-Do_the_24_Elders_in_the_Book_of_Revelation_Represent_the_Church_A_Reply_to_Pretribulationism.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI talked about the issue of the identify of the 24 elders in Revelation 4–5. Pretribulationism argues that the body of twenty-four elders “represent” the church and therefore the rapture will happen before the “tribulation period.” I responded to a couple of their key arguments and showed […]