By Alan Kurschner
Many folks were informed that we are going to be "raptured out of the following earlier than the Antichrist arrives."
But what if this is often wrong?
Is this particularly what the Bible teaches?
In this thought-provoking and freshly tested account at the moment coming of Christ, Alan Kurschner strains the major themes and passages, delivering compelling biblical facts that the church will first come upon the Antichrist's nice tribulation ahead of Christ returns to rapture his humans and decide the world.
Jesus warns us, "Remember, i've got instructed you prior to time" (Matt. 24:25).
And Paul cautions us, "Let nobody whatsoever mislead you, for that day won't arrive till the apostasy comes first, and the guy of lawlessness [Antichrist] is published, the son of destruction" (2 Thess. 2:3).
Since Jesus and Paul ominously warn us "ahead of time," should still this no longer be an pressing message the church must pay attention? Are we spiritually getting ready our hearts to be "overcomers" for what may possibly quickly come to pass?
Some subject matters include:
Antichrist's nice Tribulation, Revelation of the Antichrist, Pre-Wrath Rapture of God's humans, Celestial Disturbance occasion, 6th Seal indications Wrath, the place Do Believers pass after the Rapture?, 4 purposes the Rapture Is in Matthew 24:31, The Day of the Lord that Jesus Knew, 7th Seal publicizes Wrath, Trumpets and Bowls Judgments, conflict of Armageddon, constitution of the ebook of Revelation.
Kurschner additionally engages his end-time, pre-wrath standpoint with different prophecy positions resembling pre-tribulationism and post-tribulationism.
List of Illustrations
PART 1. The Antichrist's nice Tribulation
A Literal Antichrist
Seven-Year Time Frame
Situating Jesus' Olivet Discourse
the start of beginning Pangs
the nice Tribulation
the good Tribulation Developed
Deception throughout the nice Tribulation
Paul at the Apostasy and Revelation of the Antichrist
A Rebuilt Temple
Michael, the Restrainer
The Antichrist's final Destruction
Satanic ownership and misleading Miracles
publication of Revelation at the nice Acts of Deception
Situating the Seven Seals
The Fourth Seal--Means of Killing
The 5th Seal--Result of Killing and the Promise of God's Wrath
God's stable reasons in Suffering
PART 2. The Rapture of God's People
the good Tribulation 'Cut Short'
The Celestial Disturbance Event
The 6th Seal signs imminent Wrath
Shekinah signal and Jesus Arriving at the Clouds
'Gather His Elect'
Situating the Thessalonian Letters
right Eschatology Matters
Paul at the Resurrection and Rapture
Harpazō --Snatching the Saints
the place Do Believers pass after the Rapture?
a last notice on Biblical Hope
4 purposes the Rapture Is in Matthew 24:31
cause 1: Jesus makes use of 'Rapture' Language
cause 2: Jesus' Use of Daniel at the Resurrection
cause three: Jesus and Paul tackle the Inception of the Parousia
cause four: accrued 'Out of the good Tribulation'
The Jewish Remnant Protected
The Innumerable Multitude Raptured
PART three. The Day of the Lord's Wrath
The Expression 'the Day of the Lord'
The Day of the Lord that Jesus Knew
Joel at the Day of the Lord's Wrath
Isaiah at the Day of the Lord's Wrath
Obadiah at the Day of the Lord's Wrath
Zephaniah at the Day of the Lord's Wrath
Amos at the Day of the Lord's Wrath
Jesus on Back-to-Back Rapture and Wrath
Paul at the Day of the Lord's Wrath
God's Gracious Decree of Deliverance
The 7th Seal proclaims Wrath
Seven Tormenting Trumpets of God's Wrath
3 'Woe' Trumpets
5th Trumpet (First Woe)
6th Trumpet (Second Woe)
7th Trumpet (Third Woe)
Seven Blitzing Bowls and conflict of Armageddon
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