THE ESCAPE

“But stay alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that must happen, and to stand before the Son of Man.” (Luke 21:36 NET) Frequently I come across pretrib literature that argues that “escape” in Luke 21:36 is teaching a pretribulational rapture. The articles are typically surface level, […]

What does “escape” refer to in Luke 21:36…the Antichrist’s great tribulation or the day of the Lord’s wrath?

“But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”” (Luke 21:36 ESV) I have been asked to comment on this verse. Luke 21:36 refers to an escape from the impending day of the […]

A Question From the Inbox on Luke 21:36…

Richard asks, Why does Luke 21:36 seem to give a way of escape from all of the previous parallel events of Revelation 6 and 7? Luke 21:36 refers to an escape from the impending day of the Lord’s wrath—not the events associated with the Antichrist’s great tribulation. I have written an important article on Luke […]

Luke 21:36 – “Escape” Refers to the Day of the Lord, not the Great Tribulation

But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man. —Luke 21:36 ESV This verse is often cited by pretribulationists as evidence that the rapture occurs before the great tribulation. But an examination of […]