Traditional pretribulationists have consistently believed that the rapture and the inception of the day of the Lord’s wrath will occur back-to-back on the same day. Prewrath came along and pointed out the “Before the day of the Lord” passages (e.g. Joel 2:29–31; Mal 4:5; 2 Thess 2:3) and demonstrated that since the Bible teaches that […]
What Does the “Gap Theory” and Pretribulationism Have in Common?
I want to illustrate the inconsistent hermeneutic of many pretribulationists. Pretribulationists often pride themselves on having a consistent, sound, and valid hermeneutic; that is, interpreting Scripture in its “natural, normal, customary sense” (which begs the question, because everyone wants to claim this high-road hermeneutic, as if it is that simple). Pretribulationists are mostly young earth […]