I have posted the following article in the past, but I hate for it to get buried in the archives since I consider it a very effective argument against viewing the seals, trumpets, and bowls as happening at the same time. I have received positive feedback on it, including some posttribs rethinking their view of […]
http://theorangemailmanmyblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/25/the-first-resurrection-timing-often-misunderstood/ I also made a couple of additional comments in the combox of this post.
I am writing a book responding to posttribulationism. It will be the first prewrath book that substantively engages the posttribulational view. Even though my book Antichrist Before the Day of the Lord responds to relevant points on posttribulationism, this forthcoming book will be completely devoted to the posttrib interpretation. My hope is that it will […]
[See also the program on this topic] The following is an excerpt (pp. 83–85) from my book Antichrist Before the Day of the Lord: What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Return of Christ The last part of verse 17 climaxes with reassurance: “And so we will always be with the Lord.” Where will we […]
Lindsay Kennedy posted his interview with me on the prewrath position. You can read it here: http://mydigitalseminary.com/pre-wrath-rapture-interview-alan-kurschner/ Last week, he posted his interview with Craig Blomberg on post-tribulationism, and next week he will post his interview with Michael Svigel on pre-tribulationism. Then he will finish up the series with posting questions that we were able […]
http://mydigitalseminary.com/three-positions-on-the-rapture-an-interview-series/ Here are the interviews and interviewees in the order they will appear online: Week 1: Michael Svigel (Pre-Tribulationism) Week 2: Alan Kurschner (Pre-Wrath) Week 3: Craig Blomberg (Post-Tribulationism) Week 4: Where the interviewees get to ask one another a question.
Postribulationists argue that after God’s people are caught up to the clouds to meet Christ in the rapture, they will immediately “escort” Christ back to earth, i.e., they are not taken to heaven before the throne of God. Their main argument they use is the term apantēsis (meeting) in 1 Thessalonians 4:17 requires this “immediate […]