Category Archives: Bible Passages on Prophecy

The Mid-Tribulation Rapture Theory: A Rebuttal – Part 2

  As pointed out in part 1, the mid-Tribulation rapture theory was developed chiefly by Norman B. Harrison shortly after WWII. The main distinctive of this theory is that the rapture does not occur until the mid-point of Daniel’s seventieth … Continue reading

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The Mid-Tribulation Rapture Theory, Followed by My Refutation – Part 1

  The mid-Tribulation rapture theory was developed chiefly by Norman B. Harrison shortly after WWII. The main distinctive of this theory is that the rapture does not occur until the mid-point of Daniel’s seventieth week. They teach that the church … Continue reading

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The Partial Rapture Theory: An Examination

  This teaching, which began in 1836 by Robert Govett, holds the position that only a certain part of the church, those who are watching and praying, will be raptured before the Tribulation begins; and then others will be raptured … Continue reading

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Five Future Events: from Now until the Tribulation

  Ron Rhoads in his book The End Times in Chronological Order, seems to be quite certain of how the next steps of the future, leading up to the Tribulation, will play out. And he is not alone. Others like … Continue reading

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The Pre-Tribulation Rapture: 19 Reasons Why It Is the Correct View – Part 6

  Here are two more reasons for a pre-Tribulation rapture—points 15 through 16.  15. The day of the Lord will not overtake the church (1Thess. 5:3-5). I am not sure what the “day of the Lord” is referring to here. … Continue reading

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The Pre-Tribulation Rapture: 19 Reasons Why It Is the Correct View – Part 5

  Here are four more important reasons for a pre-Tribulation rapture—points 11 through 14. 11. Important events for the church must transpire in heaven before the Second Advent of Christ. Two important events, the judgment seat of Christ (2 Cor. … Continue reading

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The Pre-Tribulation Rapture: 19 Reasons Why It Is the Correct View – Part 4

  Here is the fourth installment of this series—points 7 through 10. 7. The church should not be described as those who dwell upon the earth (Rev. 3:10). Earth dwellers (katoikeo) in this verse are those who have associated themselves … Continue reading

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