When will the rapture be?
I was wondering, do you believe in Pre, mid, or post tribulation
rapture and why? I was hoping for some references. I decided to use
logic because I wasn't totally sure on the answer. I thought, what
logic would there be in taking the church home right before the
glorious appearing, discounting post-Tribulation rapture, and it
also says that there will be a great persecution of the Church,
discounting mid-Tribulation rapture. So there must be a Church to
persecute. Plus, there was something in 1 Thess. 5. It was like
something in-between verse 5 and 10, I think. Any info on that I
would appreciate. The one other thing was, what is the place of a
women in the world? Are there books? What are they? Thanks.
Two and a half years ago my friend and I wrote a book on
Bible Prophecy, "Thy Kingdom Come..." which is free and online,
Our concern at the time was the sea of confusion regarding the end of
the age. It has gotten much worse in recent months in my opinion.
Every crackpot and self-appointed expert you can imagine is voicing
his (or her) "authoritative" positions on prophecy on Internet these
In my judgment, one can not develop sound eschatology without knowing
the whole Bible and having an overall Christian world-view--which
many people lack nowadays.
There is great persecution of the church today in many parts of the
world, and as the Olivet Discourse warns, this is an age of
increasing deception springing from both secular and religious
See if our book is helpful. My mentor, the late Ray C. Stedman, had
great insights into the Bible and I am sure you will find what he
Women certainly are part of the ministry, subject, I believe only to
the guidelines of male headship which spring from the created order
See http://www.pbc.org/leadership for some papers on this.
Good books in the Christian books stores leave much to be desired these days!