Category Archives: Second Coming

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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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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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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The Pre-Tribulation Rapture: 19 Reasons Why It Is the Correct View – Part 7

  Here are the last three reasons for a pre-Tribulation rapture—points 17 through 19.    17. The pre-Tribulation rapture theory agrees with Old Testament Typology—that if one walks by faith he will escape God’s judgment. J. Dwight Pentecost, in his … 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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Comparing The Two Phases of Christ’s Second Coming

  After studying all the verses on Christ’s coming (72 in all), and then determining by careful study which phase of His coming each verse applied to, I was able to see the differences of each phase and compare them … Continue reading

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16 Characteristics of Christ’s Second Coming

  When I studied all of the references that I thought applied to Christ’s second coming and put them together (35 references), I came up with 16 characteristics. As you read through these points notice both the differences and the … Continue reading

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