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Answering Questions About the Rapture: Nature and Timing

  • July 8, 2019

Answering Questions About the Rapture: Nature and Timing By Nathan Jones What is the Rapture and when will it occur? Is the Rapture of the Church a biblical reality, or is it just the result of hopeful imaginings that believers might be able to escape the horrors of the Tribulation?…

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The Harpazo

  • July 5, 2019

The Harpazo By Chuck Missler Concluding our brief series of articles on our "Blessed Hope," there would seem to be seven harpzs ("raptures") in the Bible: Enoch, Elijah, Philip, Paul, John and Jesus, and, of course, the Body of Christ, the Church. (In fact, the very Greek term, harpoz, is…

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Our Blessed Hope

  • July 1, 2019

Our Blessed Hope By Chuck Missler We continue to receive many questions concerning the "Rapture" of the church and its apparent contrast with the "Second Coming" of Jesus Christ. Where does this strange view come from? Is the term "rapture" even in the Bible? Clearly, the idea of the Rapture…

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1st and 3rd Thessalonians

  • June 30, 2019

1st and 3rd Thessalonians By Chuck Missler Paul's two epistles to the believers in Thessalonica are the two most important eschatological epistles in the New Testament. ("Eschatology" is the study of the last things, or end-time prophecy.) What is astonishing is that these two epistles remind their recipients of things…

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Ephraem The Syrian

  • June 30, 2019

Ephraem The Syrian By Chuck Missler In recent years, many opponents of the pre-tribulation rapture view have made dogmatic assertions that this view was never taught before 1820 A.D. There have been attempts to attribute the origin of this view to John N. Darby. Grant Jeffrey has found an ancient…

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The Great Snatch?

  • June 30, 2019

The Great Snatch? By Chuck Missler We continue to receive many questions concerning the "Rapture of the Church" and its apparent contrast with the "Second Coming" of Jesus Christ. Where does this view come from? Is the term "rapture" even in the Bible? The mysterious event known as the Rapture…

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The Ultimate Valentine

  • May 6, 2019

The Ultimate Valentine By Chuck Missler Pattern is Prologue The ancient Jewish wedding is a model of the Rapture. At the Rapture, living believers will be “caught up,” translated into the clouds, in a moment in time, to join the Lord in the air. One of several reasons we favor…

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Did Jesus Ever Refer to the Rapture? (John 14:1-3)

  • March 24, 2019

Did Jesus Ever Refer to the Rapture? (John 14:1-3) By Dr. Andy Woods Good evening everybody. If we could take our Bibles and open them to John 14:1, although we're going to allude back a little bit to John 13. If you want a title for this session we could…

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The Rapture: Fact or Fiction

  • March 23, 2019

The Rapture: Fact or Fiction By Dean Olson The rapture is one of the greatest gifts that God has promised the faithful. So great in fact it is often referred to as the "blessed hope:" "Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our…

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7 Reasons to Regard the Rapture as a Unique Event, Part 2

  • March 12, 2019

7 Reasons to Regard the Rapture as a Unique Event, Part 2 By Jonathan C. Brentner In my last post, I began listing reasons why we should regard the rapture as a separate event from the Second Coming. Much confusion exists today over this mater. Because so many today fail…

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