The Pre-Wrath Rapture View: An Examination and Critique

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Kregel Academic - Religion - 256 pages
An authoritative biblical critique of the recent pre-wrath rapture theory popularized by Rosenthal and Van Kampen.

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Excellent book for anyone interested in eschatolog

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Very biblically sound, which is what we desperately need in the church today. Also easy to read and understand. I highly recommend it to anyone and everyone Read full review

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Definitely worth the read. Be prepared to cross check everything Dr Showers writes with both Bible and with pre-wrath literature. I wasn't disappointed. He hits the nail on the head. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
The Word Tribulation and Its Concept
11
The Great Tribulation
19
The Significance of the Seals and the Sealed Scroll
36
Observations Related to the Seals
57
Issues Related to the Second Coming
82
Matthew 24 and the Second Coming
93
The Great Multitude
139
The Day of the Lord
152
Second Thessalonians 2 I
172
The Imminent Coming of Christ
200
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Page 104 - The Son of Man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity ; and shall cast them into a furnace of fire ; there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
Page 215 - Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work and eat their own bread.
Page 172 - Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, that ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.
Page 29 - Remember the former things of old: For I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times the things that are not yet done, Saying, My counsel shall stand, And I will do all my pleasure...
Page 167 - They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.
Page 126 - He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations. Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac; And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant: Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance: When they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.
Page 167 - For as in the days that were before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, 39 And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away : so shall also the coining of the Son of man be.
Page 115 - Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Page 66 - And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great vexations were upon all the inhabitants of the countries. And nation was destroyed of nation, and city of city : for God did vex them with all adversity.

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