Wars and Rumors of Wars “And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.” (Matthew 24:6) Christians are often chided because they are looking for the return of Christ rather than improving this present […]

“What is the Rapture of the church?”……The word "rapture" does not occur in the Bible. The concept of the rapture, though, is clearly taught in Scripture. The rapture of the church is the event in which God removes all believers from the earth in order to make way for His righteous judgment to be poured […]

“What are the strengths and weaknesses of the posttribulational view of the rapture (posttribulationism)?”……When considering any question involving eschatology (the study of end times), it is important to remember that almost all Christians agree on these three things: ……1) There is coming a time of great tribulation such as the world has never seen,…2) After […]

“What is the difference between the Rapture and the Second Coming?”……The rapture and the second coming of Christ are often confused. Sometimes it is difficult to determine whether a scripture verse is referring to the rapture or the second coming. However, in studying end-times Bible prophecy, it is very important to differentiate between the two.……The […]

Is There Biblical Evidence for a Pre-Tribulation Rapture? …By Tiffany Wismer…I recently heard a lecture by Dr. Richard Mayhue who affirms a pre-tribulation rapture. There are many convincing arguments against the rapture doctrine, including the fact that, from what we can tell from historical theological documents, the rapture was not even discussed among Christians until […]

“What are the strengths and weaknesses of the pretribulational view of the rapture (pretribulationism)?”……In eschatology, it is important to remember that almost all Christians agree on these three things: 1) there is coming a time of great tribulation such as the world has never seen, 2) after the tribulation, Christ will return to establish His […]

“When is the Rapture going to occur in relation to the Tribulation?”……The timing of the rapture in relation to the tribulation is one of the most controversial issues in the church today. The three primary views are Pre-tribulational (the rapture occurs before the tribulation) Mid-tribulational (the rapture occurs at or near the mid-point of the […]