As I mentioned in my previous article “Should Christians Still Believe in the Rapture?,” the rapture doctrine is popular and vigorously defended by its advocates. But is it biblical? Does the Bible teach that the church will be taken off the earth in something called “the rapture” prior to or
If there is a single doctrine that both excites and divides Christians, it’s the ‘rapture.’ The doctrine of the ‘rapture’ deals with a future event where the church is said to be taken off the earth in one of five different times related to a seven-year period described as the
One way to get Christians to disengage from what’s happening today is to assure them that we are living in the last days and a rapture will rescue us from a period of Great Tribulation.
Prophetic prognosticators continue to claim that Russia is predicted in the Bible, in particular, Ezekiel 38 and 39.
How many times have you heard prophecy pundits claim that the end of the world or at least some prophetic is near that’s going to change everything? We’ve got the first of four blood moons coming up on April 14th. Let’s not forget the Chilean earthquake, something that happens quite
For centuries Bible prophecy pundits have predicted that the end was near. They appealed to the same types of signs: wars and rumors of wars, earthquakes, famines, and false religions. They all had one thing in common. They’ve all been wrong. None of this has stopped contemporary prophecy writers and
For centuries prophecy writers have claimed that the end was near. They’ve all had one thing in common — they’ve all been wrong! Hal Lindsey wrote a book with the title The Terminal Generation that was written more than 30 years ago. Lindsey had predicted in 1970 that it would
“The single best-selling nonfiction book of the 1970s was not The Joy of Sex or even The Joy of Cooking; it was Hal Lindsey’s The Late Great Planet Earth.”1 It was declared by the New York Times to be the “no. 1 non-fiction bestseller of the decade.”2 Estimates put sales
The doomsday film 2012 had a mega-weekend at the box office when it hit the screens in 2009. It took in $225 million over a period of five days, a combination of $65 million domestically and $160 million internationally Wednesday through Sunday (Nov. 11–16, 2009). Now there’s more evidence that