A Reply to Renald Showers on James 5:7–9, Imminency, and the Meaning of the Greek Perfect Tense – Ep. 44

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/044-A_Reply_to_Renald_Showers_on_James_57_9_Imminency_and_the_Meaning_of_the_Greek_Perfect_Tense.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI responded to pretrib teacher Renald Showers and his misunderstanding of the Greek perfect tense-form and thus his interpretation of James 5:7–9 and how that affects his pretrib imminency. Specifically, I responded to the following statement by Renald E. Showers: “[T]he fact that the Greek verbs translated […]

James 5:7–9 – A Pretrib Imminent Rapture or An Expectant Second Coming of Christ? – Ep. 10

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/010-James_5.7-9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI examined James 5:7–9 arguing that this very popular pretribulational prooftext does not teach that the rapture is “imminent.” Instead, James is teaching that the Lord’s return—his second coming (parousia)—is expectant. The pretribulational definition of imminence is that there cannot be any prophesied events that must occur […]