Evidence for the Rapture

A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism

Publisher: Moody Publishers in Chicago, USA

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  Most rapture books are trying to prove the pre-millennial view of eschatology. I'm ok with that, but what I'm interested in is some real scriptural evidence of the thing most evangelicals seem to take for granted: the rapture. People claim a ton of references speak of the rapture but they are in fact only referring to the second coming of Jesus/5. 1. Many websites promote a "Pre-tribulation Rapture" - meaning a catching away of Christian believers immediately before a seven-year tribulation. 2. Because we are commanded to prove all things; hold fast that which is good, we would like to examine this theory. (I Thess ) 3. The bible nowhere teaches a "seven-year tribulation" period. A book published in , written by Thomas Collier, rejects the idea of a Pre–Trib Rapture, indicating that the idea must have been circulating at that time. 16 A few years later in , Peter Jurieu published a book in which he taught that Christ would come in the air secretly to Rapture the saints and return to Heaven before the battle of. A Pretribulational Rapture. By James M. Rochford. It is important to note that this is non-essential doctrine. In the end, it is relatively unimportant when the rapture will happen; it is more important that it will er, the premillennial position does not hinge on the rapture.

The Rapture. Premillennialists often give much attention to the doctrine of the “rapture.” According to this doctrine, when Christ returns, all of the elect who have died will be raised and transformed into a glorious state, along with the living elect, and then be caught up to be with Christ.   Is a pre-tribulation rapture biblical? WAS the original question I was requested to answer No, It is not. The entire theory is based solely on assumptions and inference with no plain scripture to back it up. The theory has to be taught and shown.

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Evidence For the Rapture: A Biblical Case For Pretribulationism - General Editor John Hart is a compilation of several essays by several men in defense of the pretrib rapture.

I wanted to read this book primarily because it is a topic that our church /5. Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism is an excellent recent, work that goes beyond the promise of the title to argue for the necessity of a pretribulational Rapture of the church/5(19).

This book examines each of the popular tribulation theories in detail and presents astonishing new biblical evidence that appears to identify the point at which the Rapture occurs. Through specific scriptural proofs, including many stunning, never-before revealed truths, Nelson Walters painstakingly builds a case that finally reveals the nature and timing of the Rapture/5(6).

The rapture is widely taught and believed in Christianity today. Popular books and movies spin themes around this doctrine that essentially teaches Christ will come back twice, first coming only into the atmosphere to snatch believers away to heaven for several years; then actually returning to set foot on the earth.

This is an excerpt from the book ‘The Pre-trib Rapture: A Bucket Full of Holes!’ by Paul Benson. Outright Lie: The Coming (parousia) of Christ and his Revelation (apokalupsis) are two separate events. The rapture theory centers around a false notion that there are two separate returns of.

BIBLE PROPHECY 16 Proofs of a Pre-Tribulation Rapture Our fellowship as Christians is not based upon the timing of the Rapture, but upon the finished work of Jesus on the cross.

Some have accused those who believe in a pre-tribulation rapture File Size: 87KB. First, He will come for believers, both living and dead, in the “rapture” (read 1 Thessalonians ).

In this view, the rapture—which is the transformation and catching up of all Christians, dead or alive, to meet Christ in the air—will be secret, for it will be unknown to the world of unbelievers at the time of its happening.

During the Great Tribulation, a remnant out of Israel will repent and turn to their Messiah. They will become His witnesses (Revelation ). Thus, the time of Jacob's trouble will cause many Israelites to turn to the God of the Bible. We read in Matthew concerning the Tribulation Period.

“Evidence for the Rapture is essential reading for anyone interested in biblical prophecy. The team of authors have tackled one of the most important issues in eschatology in a concise and effective manner.

Don't miss what they have to say.”. Evidence is also given that at least four ancient church fathers taught a pretribulational Rapture. This book also gives many of the answers to the arguments midtribulationists and posttribulationists use against the pretribulational position.

It is our hope this book will be an indispensable guide for debating the doctrine of the Rapture/5(90). Many ask is the rapture biblical and the answer is yes. You will not find the word, but you will find the teaching. The rapture describes the snatching away of the church (Christians). There is no judgment, no punishment, and it will be a glorious day for all believers.

At the rapture the dead will rise with new bodies and new bodies will be. Evidence for the Rapture provides a reasoned, rational alternative to popular end-times works that sometimes resort to date setting.

It also provides an exegetically derived framework that allows the student of prophecy to integrate all that the Bible has to say with regard to Jesus’ return. Evidence for the Rapture is a fresh polish upon this long-standing doctrine. Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism () by Various Authors Hear about sales, receive special offers & more.4/5(4).

The word Rapture is actually very much in the bible. One must merely do a little bit of studying in the original languages. 1 Thessalonians Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up HARPAZO/RAPTURE together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

When this verse was translated into Latin from Greek, the. Is the rapture still going to happen. And if so, when. With contributing scholars from schools like Moody Bible Institute, Dallas Theological Seminary, and The Master’s Theological Seminary, Evidence for the Rapture is a convincing and thoroughly biblical case for the rapture.

This collection of exegetical essays looks at the rapture from a number of biblical angles: the words of Jesus in Brand: Moody Publishers.

A Biblical View For A Pre-Tribulation Rapture I’m frequently asked to explain, or even defend, the end-time view of the Pre-Tribulation Rapture of the church we hold to here at Calvary Community Church. This is a basic look at why we believe what we believe which I hope confirms or challenges some of your eschatological (end time) ideas.

Evidence for the Rapture is a fresh polish upon this long-standing doctrine. Free shipping on VBS, books, Bibles, and church supplies on orders of $50 or more. View Details.

(Please note: the following paragraph cannot be supported from the Bible). The first will be a secret rapture—or carrying away of the saved to heaven—at the beginning of a seven-year period of tribulation, during which the antichrist will appear. The second phase occurs at the close of this time of tribulation when Jesus will return to Earth in triumph and glory.

The Rapture is the teaching that at or before the return of Christ (MatthewActs ) the Christians who are alive on the earth will be transformed into the resurrected bodies and literally be caught up into the clouds to meet Jesus. There is debate as to the timing of the Rapture.

The pre-tribulation Rapture doctrine says that the. Mid-tribulation rapture Bible verses are listed here in chronological order; including scripture from the books of Daniel, Revelation and throughout the Bible with light commentary. The Lord is coming and God's Word has much to say about it.

This book was a great help to me & the people of our church. The allegiance to Scripture was appreciated. Not only was the pretribulational view outlined but other views that were contrary to it were examined.

Without being preachy or condescending, he showed the fallacies if the other arguments. The Rapture Question gets my endorsement.4/5. They separate the rapture and second coming saying that the rapture is the 'blessed hope' quoting Titusand the second coming is the 'FEARED day of the Lord', quoting Amos They believe these must be different events, because one is to be hoped for, and the other is to be feared.

John F. Hart, ed. Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism. Chicago: Moody Publishers, See here to buy the book. The rapture is the idea that Jesus Christ will come, resurrect the dead saints, and take the risen and living saints with him to heaven (I Thessalonians ).

By the “rapture” had made its way to the United States. Today, prophecy pundits and “end-time” revivalists preach the Rapture as if it were established dogma from the time of Christ until the present.

The truth is that the first historical reference to the Rapture doctrine comes from the Plymouth Brethren. The Rapture and t he Book of Revelat ion 5D.A. Carson, Douglas J. Moo, and Leon Morris present the early Christian testimony and the contem porary discu ssion con cern ing th e au thors hip of Revela ti on (An Intr oducti on to t he New Testament[Grand Rapids: Zo nde rvan, 2] 4 72).Cited by: 1.

Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism. John Hart, editor. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, pp. Paper, $ John Hart is a Professor of Bible at Moody Bible Institute.

He has taught at MBI for over thirty years. He is the editor of this work as well as one of its authors. Examining the Evidence For the Pre-Trib Rapture In the Book of the Revelation, chapter begins with John hearing the phrase, ‘Come up hither!’.

From that moment forward, there is no mention of the Church on earth, although the first three chapters discussed nothing else. The Church is not mentioned again until Chapter nineteen when. The Book of Daniel - Chronology of Eschatological Events "Post Tribulation Rapture" by Pastor Jason Robinson - Duration: Biblical Evidence for the Pre-Tribulation Catching Away.

The rapture is an eschatological concept of certain Christians, particularly within branches of American evangelicalism, consisting of an end-time event when all Christian believers who are alive, along with resurrected believers, will rise "in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air.".

In Paul the Apostle's First Epistle to the Thessalonians in the Bible, he uses the Greek word harpazo. Simple Conclusion By identifying the rapture in Revelation as the 6 th Seal and proving the timeline to be sequential, the ‘pre-tribulation’ rapture is proven and the period that most people call the ‘tribulation’ is actually the Trumpets and Bowls.

Thus, the rapture is very simple to explain when the Seals are understood to be in the past. The Bible warns that a powerful deception is going to take place in the last days, as mankind enters the time period Christians know as the Tribulation (Matthew ; 2 Thessalonians ).

A deception so strong that it will keep most people from believing in Jesus despite the impact of millions of people disappearing during the rapture. This book will help to dispel that idea as the reader will see clear, biblical evidence of a pre-Tribulation rapture.

This evidence is God’s design to bring us comfort and encouragement in these last days. This study, in four parts, thoroughly investigates the subject of the rapture.