Sometimes I am surprised to learn that pretrib teachers continue to perpetuate the lexical error that the Greek noun apostasia can refer to the sense of a “physical departure.” For example, just recently, Arnold Fruchtenbaum of Ariel Ministries stated: “However, the Greek word simply means ‘departure’. This could refer to a moral departure but it […]
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/039-Does_Jesus_Teach_There_Will_Be_a__Gap__of_Time_between_the_Rapture_and_the_Day_of_the_Lord_s_Wrath_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI talked about the temporal relationship between the rapture and the beginning of the day of the Lord’s wrath and its implications. Prewrath eschatology teaches that the rapture and the onset of the day of the Lord’s wrath will happen back-to-back on the very same day. The […]
Doug Eigsti has written an extensive article refuting pretribulational imminency entitled, “Imminency versus Prophecy.” You can download the article as a PDF here. See page 4–5 for the contents and purpose of the article.