Category Archives: Millennium

The Pre-Wrath Rapture Theory: A Rebuttal — Part 1

  The pre-wrath rapture theory is the newest of the four theories we are presenting. It was first developed by Van Kampen in the 1970’s, and then endorsed and made popular by Marvin Rosenthal, through his book The Pre-Wrath Rapture … Continue reading

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Four Rapture Theories: An Introduction

We will look at the partial rapture theory, the mid-Tribulation rapture theory, the pre-wrath rapture theory, and the post-Tribulation rapture theory.   Previously, in my blog studies I have shown why the rapture must come before the Tribulation; hence the … Continue reading

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21 Events and Observations Surrounding Jesus Christ’s Second Coming

  In my study of the second coming of Jesus Christ to this earth—that is, the second phase of His coming (the first phase being the rapture of the church)—I have come up with the following 21 points. The scripture … Continue reading

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Rejoicing in the Sufferings of Christ Will Produce Greater Joy When He Comes – 1 Peter 4:12-13

  1 Peter 4:12-13 Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you; 13 but to the degree that you share the … Continue reading

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Better Pleasures — Now and Forever

  It seems that we are always, constantly seeking pleasure. We are seeking to be delighted and satisfied through pleasure—whether it is the pleasure of good, tasty food, the delights of the eye as we look at beauty, or maybe … Continue reading

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Christ’s Resurrection is the First Fruits of the Dead — from 1 Corinthians 15:20-25

  The teaching in this passage is that Christ has become the first fruits of the dead—He was the first to be resurrected from the dead; and then all true believers in Christ will correspondingly be made alive in their … Continue reading

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A Time Of Refreshing and Restoration — From Acts 3:19-21

  We find here a strong effort by Peter to persuade the people to repent and be saved.  As it happened, a lame man was just healed through Peter and John’s ministry (3:1-10)—for they had the gift of healing.  And … Continue reading

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