One of the most common reasons Christians are embracing the prewrath position is because of the distinction that is made between the Antichrist’s great tribulation and the day of the Lord’s wrath. Christians will be removed (raptured) from the latter but not the former. This point has caused the light bulb to go off in […]
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Why should I expect the Antichrist to arrive this generation?
I thought I made it clear in yesterday’s post why I believe this. But let me answer and clarify it again. I believe this for the same reason why I expect Jesus to arrive this generation. If we think that the Antichrist could not meaningfully arrive this generation, then we should not believe that Jesus […]
Why We Should Expect the Antichrist to Arrive THIS Generation
Premise 1: The Bible teaches that Jesus can return during any generation (e.g. Matt 24:36–25:30). Premise 2: The Bible teaches that the Antichrist will arrive before Jesus’s return (e.g. 2 Thess 2:8). Conclusion: Therefore, the church should have a real expectation to face the Antichrist’s arrival this generation. Conversely, if we think that the Antichrist […]
The Antichrist Cannot Kill Your Soul. So Stop Being Afraid.
Let’s face it, here is the main reason why many pretribs reject prewrath. . . One of the main reasons, which is unstated, why many pretribulationists reject prewrath is an emotional one: they do not want to think that they may have to face the Antichrist. “But Alan, you cannot read their hearts!” Actually, I […]
What is the difference between a Christian being martyred today and a Christian being martyred by the future Antichrist?
There are two levels where this question is answered, the corporate and individual level. Corporately The church has been persecuted for about 2,000 years by many antichrists (plural). This is a historical fact that is undeniable with the myriads of accounts of believers dying for their faith all around the world up to this very […]
Book Review: The Coming Flood: A Call for the Endurance and Faith of the Saints by Jeremy Wells
James Pate has written a brief book review of Jeremy Wells’ book The Coming Flood: A Call for the Endurance and Faith of the Saints. I have not read this book but intend to. But I wanted to respond very briefly to Wells’ thesis, who seems to come from a post-trib view, so being a […]
What Is Prewrath?
*The following description below is a brief overview. For books on prewrath click on the images above. WHAT IS PREWRATH? by ALAN KURSCHNER Many of us were told that the church will be “raptured out of here before the Antichrist’s arrival.” The Bible, however, teaches […]