As for the rapture as embraced by Rhodes, among others, he said it isn’t found in the Bible, proclaiming in an episode of his radio show last year: “There’s not a rapture in the sense of a pre-tribulation rapture.” Continue reading “Is the Rapture Biblical — and Will Non-Christians Really Be ‘Left Behind’? Theologians Battle Over End Times Prophecy”
One of the most anticipated Christian films of the year is expected to generate a lot of attention the next few weeks. Author John Noe joins me today to dissect the theory behind the new movie “Left Behind.” Continue reading “Video: Christian Author Shatters The “Left Behind” Theory (2014)”
I personally believe that most of the chapter is about the temple’s destruction. The destruction of the temple was the end of an age for them. Continue reading “Steve Gray: The End of the Age: Are We Simply Misunderstanding Matthew 24? (2015)”
Fascinated by such an uncommercial, finger-in-the-eye booth at a manifestly slick convention, and wondering just how one can have half a thesis, I sat down on one of the chairs in the booth. Ed Stevens, president of the International Preterist Association, noticed me after a few minutes and asked what I was looking for. Continue reading “Christianity Today: The Great Inflatable Shark Hunt (2002)”
Every Jew knew that the “Heaven and the Earth” was the temple. That’s what Jesus meant when He said that “Heaven and Earth” would pass but that His word would not pass. That is the prophecy of Isaiah 65. Continue reading “John Anderson: Global Elite Promoting ‘End Times’ Myth (2001 Transcript)”
While there are a few important variations among preterists, here the most significant variation exists between what Sproul calls “radical” and “moderate” preterism. Continue reading “Rick Quinn: Book Review – R. C. Sproul, The Last Days According to Jesus (2000)”
One of the most anticipated Christian films of the year is expected to generate a lot of attention the next few weeks. Author John Noe joins me today to dissect the theory behind the new movie “Left Behind.”
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One characteristic of postdictions is that they tend to be specific about the details. After all, if you’re making up a prophecy, the more it detail it contains about what happened, the more impressive it will be. And so when we find people in history making up prophecies after the fact, they tend to be very detailed. But Jesus’ prediction of the destruction of Jerusalem and the temple are not detailed. They’re quite general.”
If theologians employed the only true definition of ‘imminent’, they would be compelled to conclude the Second Coming must have occurred in the first century. Continue reading “Michael Fenemore: Wishing proper use of ‘imminent’ was imminent (2011)”
More specifically, citing Paul’s teaching, Sproul stated that those who died will rise first and be taken up into the air and those who are alive at the second coming of Christ will also be taken up to meet the Lord as he descends. Continue reading “Audrey Barrick: Theologian Clarifies Rapture, Last Days Beliefs (2011)”
Davies also believes that Biblical prophecies will be the area of the next great Biblical debate, just as the nature of Christ had been the center of church debate in the past. In the end, he believes more people will choose preterism. Continue reading “Gary Warth: The Rapture refuted – Preterist movement denies end-of-days prophecies (2001)”
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Within the church there are some real differences of opinion on whether he is to come again or has already returned. Continue reading “Don Dennis: Editorial on the Past Second Coming (1971)”
Considering that this subject was introduced, and rousingly discussed in the discourse just heard, so as deeply to impress the disciples’ feelings in regard to it, it must appear that both he and his disciples had rather in view the events of his final coming, than the momentary events of thousands of years before