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Topic: Pre-Trib Rapture

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-17
Pre-Trib Rapture & the Tribulation in Eschatology: Could you talk about the connection between these two verses in Daniel 12 and Revelation 3? [Daniel 12:1-3, Revelation 3:10, Matthew 24:21, I Thessalonians 4:16, John 5:28, John 17:15]. Recommended Topical Lecture; "When Shall These Things Be?".



2021-06-15
Pre-trib Rapture: Caller shares his view that he believes in the pre-trib rapture. [I Thessalonians 4-5].



2021-06-14
The Rapture: Isn't the verse in Thessalonians about the rapture? [I Thessalonians 4].



2021-06-08
Helpless Dependence: Could you help me to understand what you mean by "helpless dependence" in your book, "The Kingdom of God"? [I John 2:6, Psalm 127:1, Galatians 3:3].
Pre-Trib Rapture Evidence: How would you answer David Jeremiah when he indicates that because the church is not mentioned after Revelation 3, it is indicative of a pre-tribulation rapture? [Revelation 13:7, Revelation 19:6]


2021-05-18
Get Ready for Persecution: Do you think that we should be not continue preaching how to escape tribulation, rather how to endure, as we are called to be overcomers.



2021-04-26
Salvation after the Rapture: If someone is not taken up in the rapture, can they still be saved? Recommended lecture: When Shall These Things Be? at TheNarrowPath.com [I Corinthians 15, I Thessalonians 4, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, John 6:40, John 6:44, John 6:54, 2 Peter 3].



2021-03-23
Rightly Dividing the Word of God: What do you think about rightly dividing the word of God? [2 Timothy 2:15].
The Mysteries of the Church and the Rapture: Why don't churches talk about the mysteries Paul talks about? [Matthew 6, I Thessalonians 4:14-18, I Corinthians 15:51, Revelation 7:14, I Thessalonians 3:4, Matthew 16:33, John 6:39, John 6:44, John 6:54].


2021-03-18
"Taken" and "Caught Up": Could you distinguish the difference between being "taken" and being "caught up" in scripture? [Matthew 24:37-42, Luke 17:34, Luke 17:27, Psalm 91:7-10, 2 Thessalonians 1-2].
Believers & Unbelievers Side-by-side at the Rapture: Will the believers and unbelievers (those with the "Mark of the Beast"), be side-by-side when Jesus comes? [Daniel 9, Matthew 24:27, Revelation 7:14].


2021-03-17
Pre-Trib Rapture: What scriptures support those that believe that there will be a rapture (pre-trib rapture), before the antichrist comes? [I Thessalonians 4:16-18, I Corinthians15:51-52]..
No Pre-Trib Rapture: What do you make of other scriptures that seem to indicate that there is no pre-trib rapture? [Mark 13, 2 Thessalonians 2].


2021-02-09
Praying for Jesus' Return: Are we really to be praying for Jesus to come back, because aren't we then praying for things to get really bad (as in the tribulation)? [Matthew 6:10].



2021-02-05
Steve Gregg & Calvary Chapel Differences: Could you talk about your overlap and differences with Calvary Chapel?
Events That Have Not Happened in Revelation: How can you see some of the events described in Revelation as having already happened?


2021-01-27
Countering the Pre-trib Rapture: What scriptures can I use to counter the "pre-trib rapture" view? Recommended lecture; "When Will These Things Be?" [John 6:39-44, John 6:54, John 12:48, John 5:28-29, Acts 24:15, I Cor 15, I Thessalonians 4:16].



2021-01-25
Calvinism vs the Alternates: What is the difference between Calvinism and other denominations? Recommended lecture; "God's Sovereignty & Man's Salvation."
Steve Gregg Leaving Calvary Chapel: What lead to your departure from Calvary Chapel?


2021-01-08
The Parable of the Unwise Virgins (Bridesmaids): Could you clarify the meaning of the parable of the unwise virgins (bridesmaids)? [Matthew 25:1-13, I Thessalonians 4:17, Acts 28:15].



2021-01-08
The Rapture: Will we be raptured? [I Thessalonians 4:16-18, I Thessalonians 1:10, John 6:39-40, John 6:44, John 12:48].



2020-12-28
Pre-Trib Rapture to Avoid Tribulation: Could you discuss the idea that a pre-trib rapture would give us hope, but if it doesn't happen before, then we would have no hope of being rescued from it? [Matthew 25, Revelation 19, Revelation 20, John 5:28-29, Acts 24:15, Matthew 24:21, I Thessalonians 4:16-18].



2020-10-21
Premillennial View of Christ's Return: Could you explain why you reject the premillennial view of Christ's return?
F. F. Bruce & Amillennialism: Was F. F. Bruce an Amillennialist?


2020-09-25
Premillennial & Postmillennial, Pre & Post Trib: Because of things happening today, could you comment on some that are switching their position about when the tribulation will take place (Premillennial & Postmillennial, Pre & Post Tribulation)?
The Various Millennial & Tribulation End Times Views: Could you clarify the various millennial views (Premillennial, Amillennialism, Postmillennial)?


2020-09-22
Pre-Trib, Mid-Trib, or Post-Trib: Why are there so many opinions on the pre-trib, mid-trib, and post-trib rapture? [John 6:39-40, John 6:44, John 6:54, I Thessalonians 4].
America Under God's Judgment: Is America under God's judgment?
Annhilation in Hell : Will people in hell eventually be extinguished?

2020-08-20
Delayed 70th Week of Daniel: What do you think about the Dispensational view of the delayed 70th week of Daniel? [Daniel].



2020-08-20
Pre-Tribulation Rapture: Is the church going to be raptured before the tribulation or not? [I Thessalonians 4, John 6:39-54].



2020-08-07
Wood, Hay, and Stubble: Would you comment on the meaning of the verses about building on wood, hay and stubble? [1 Corinthians 3:14-15, 1 Corinthians 1-4, Malachi 3, I Peter 2:5, I Peter 1:7, Matthew 10:22, Revelation 2:10, I Thessalonians 3:3-4].



2020-07-31
Transfiguration: Why didn't they fall down "as one dead" at the transfiguration? [Revelation 1:17].
Daniel's 70th Week: When did the 70th week of Daniel end? [Daniel 9:24-27].


2020-06-29
Pre, Mid, Post-Tribulation: Could you talk about the various tribulation views (pre, mid, post trib)? [John 6, I Thessalonians 4, 2 Thessalonians 1:6-8].
Living in Sin as a Christian: Will those that are living in sin still be saved - eventually? [I Corinthians 6:9-10, Galatians 5:19-21].


2020-06-09
The Rapture & The Second Coming: Would you help me understand the options relative to the return of Christ and the rapture?



2020-05-20
Left Behind & Took Away: Where is the one taken, and what is going on with the one left behind? [Matthew 24:38-40, Psalm 91:7-8, Luke 17, 2 Thessalonians 1:8].



2020-05-14
Petra, Edom, Bozrah, Moab: Could you discuss Petra (Bozrah) and if it was in Edom & Moab?
Temple Servants-Gibeonites: Were the temple servants Gibeonites?
Is There an Actual Rapture: What is the background of the word used for rapture? Do we really have a biblical basis for believing in the rapture, or is it metaphorical? [I Thessalonians 4:17, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Acts 28:15, 25:1, 2 Corinthians 12:2, 15:52].

2020-05-05
Steve Gregg's Shift to Amillennialism: Could you give me a couple of scriptures that helped to shift your thinking to Amillennialism?
Millennium in Revelation: Doesn't Revelation talk about the millennium pretty clearly? If so, how do you see that? [Revelation 20, Luke 10].


2020-04-21
The Papacy & the Rider on the White Horse: Did the reformers believe that the rider on the white was the Pope or papacy? [Revelation 6:1, 13].
Pre-Tribulation Rapture: Does the phrase in Revelation 4 about the trumpet saying, "come hither" or "come here" refer to the rapture? [Revelation 4:1, 1:10, 19:7, I Thessalonians 4].


2020-03-10
Steve Gregg & Calvary Chapel: Why did you leave Calvary Chapel?
Lonnie Frisbee (Calvary Chapel): Did you know Lonnie Frisbee?
Pre-Tribulation Rapture: If the Pre-Tribulation Rapture is a false doctrine, then isn't Calvary Chapel full of false teachers? And what should we do about this?

2019-10-01
Second Chance to Repent: Is there a "second chance" to repent after Jesus returns? What about after the pre-trib rapture and the tribulation? [Revelation 7].



2019-08-27
Pre-Tribulation Rapture: Where can I find details describing how you changed your eschatology and your position away from the "pre-trib rapture" ? [John 6:39-40, 44, 54, I Thessalonians 4:16-18, I Corinthians 15:51-52].



2019-08-07
The Rapture: What is your opinion of the timing of the rapture? [I Thessalonians 4, John 6:39, 40].



2019-07-25
Man of Lawlessness: Do you believe that "the man of lawlessness" was revealed in 70 AD, or do you believe that he, an individual person, will be revealed after the rapture? [2 Thessalonians 2:1-3].



2019-06-07
Jesus Coming for His Bride & the Pre-Trib Rapture: Have you heard of the traditions of the Jewish Wedding and the parallel to how Jesus will come for his bride, the church, and its alignment to the Pre-trib rapture? [John 6:39-40, 44, 54].



2019-05-24
Jephthah sacrificing his daughter: Jephthah said he'd give God the first thing that came out of the tent & had to sacrifice his daughter {Judges 11:31-39}
Rebuilding a 3rd Temple: Man of Sin being revealed, claiming he is God, won't he need a temple? [2 Thessalonians 2:4]
Secret Rapture: If all the Christians are raptured, who will be here to witness to the wicked? {Luke 17:31-37} 24, 6, 2, 1775

2019-04-17
The Rapture: Are those "taken up" in the rapture, actually the sinners? [Luke 17: 27 & 34f & Matthew 24:37, Psalm 91:7]



2019-04-08
The Rapture: Will there be two raptures? What about "The Last Day" & the resurrection of the dead? [I Thessalonians 4:16-17, John 6:49]



2019-02-04
Rapture: Where does the word, "Rapture" come from? What is Greek word for rapture, "caught up"?
70 Weeks: When does the start 70 weeks, which date do we start with? Daniel 9 & Ezra


2018-12-11
Fellowshipping with Dispensationalists: Since I disagree w/ dispensationalism, should I stay clear of them or can I still fellowship w/ them?



2018-12-06
Sugar-Coating the Gospel: (Caller tries to be funny) Are you diabetic? You don't sugar-coat the gospel.
Secret Rapture: Do you believe in the (Secret) Rapture?


2018-12-06
Rapture & Further Eschatology Discussion: Do you believe in the Rapture? & further eschatological discussion/disagreement.



2018-11-13
Rapture Questions: How close are we to the Rapture? How long will the people who stay after the Rapture be here? Who is the woman, the Harlot, in Revelation 17? [Revelation 17]



2018-11-05
Rapture: What is your view of the rapture? not tasting the sting of death
Not Tasting the Sting of Death Wouldn't it be nice to be alive when Jesus comes back?


2018-10-15
Rapture Obliteration: Total incineration of the population when the rapture happens?



2018-09-13
A Rapture foretold in Zechariah: Is there a rapture like Zechariah seems to say? [Zechariah 14]



2018-08-17
Secret Rapture: What are your views about the rapture?



2018-08-02
After the Rapture: After the rapture will there just be moral people? Or will there be immoral ones too?



2018-07-25
Pre-Pribulation Rapture: The Pre-Tribulation doctrine will make people not ready, catching them off guard.



2018-07-16
Pre-Tribulation: Caller thinks Steve needs to go the Pre-tribulation Research Center Website. He thinks that he needs to read a paper from Arnold Fruchtenbaum that explain the Millennium. There will never cease to be a Levitical Priesthood, the caller thinks. [Jeremiah 33:16-18]



2018-06-27
End Times View: What is your view of end times, pretrib rapture & will there still be tribulation?



2018-06-19
The Rapture (Second Coming): What happens when Jesus comes back, we just go up in the air?



2018-05-24
The First Coming the Rapture: Is the first coming of Christ the rapture of the church, is that right?



2018-05-07
Enoch, Elijah & Jesus Raptured: A pastor gave examples of people being translated, such as Enoch & Elijah, so doesn't that testify to a pre-trib rapture?



2018-05-07
Pretrib Rapture: Where does the Pre-Tribulation Rapture idea come from?



2018-03-27
Partial Preterist verse Dispensationalism: Those who believe in a pre-trib rapture, the Dispensationalists, seem to be a little more complacent that partial preterists. Do you find that to be true?



2018-03-19
The Pre-Trib Rapture: The 7th trumpet & Jesus coming on the last day, does this negate the pre-trib rapture?
Morality in the Old Testament: Is morality different in the Old Testament vs New Testament?


2018-03-08
Dispensationalism & Steve Gregg: What made you change your views about the pre-trib rapture?
Witnessing to Mormons: How do you convert Mormons, make them see the truth? 8, 1, 2, 83


2018-03-07
Rapture in Relation to the Tribulation: When does the rapture fit into the 3 views of the tribulation? (Pre trib, mid-trib, post-trib)



2018-03-02
Pre-Trib Rapture: (asked tongue & cheek) Who going to help Israel when the church is raptured up, Palestine?



2018-01-24
Priest before the Aaronic Priesthood: Were there priests earlier than Aaron, because who went up with Moses to the Mountain? Pre-trib, Last Day, Millennium, Amillennial view [1 Samuel 2:27]
Amillennialism: Pre-tribulation Rapture, Last Day, Millennium & the Amillennial view.


2018-01-24
Day of the Lord being the Great Tribulation: Is the Day of the Lord the Great Tribulation?
The Rapture: What about the Rapture?


2018-01-17
The Rapture: Caller offers an alternative view of what he heard about the Rapture & the man of sin.



2018-01-16
Pre-Tribulation Rapture My son is a strong pre-tribulation Rapture guy, but I align myself more w/ your beliefs, but could you give me some Scripture to give him to show that Dispensationalism is wrong? [Revelation 4, John 6:39-40, 44, 54, 12:48, Matthew 25:31, I Thessalonians 4]



2018-01-04
The (Secret) Rapture: Do you believe in the Secret Rapture? What are the ramifications for being wrong about it?



2017-12-06
The Term, The Rapture: When did the term "rapture" start & develop?



2017-11-27
Current Events Changing Steve's View on Eschatology: Considering Steve's view of the rapture & has Steve changed his view, particularly relative to current events and the supernatural?



2017-11-21
Calvinism, Faith being a Work: Why is it that Calvinists say that having faith is a work? [John 6:28]
Steve's Lectures About Rapture: A lengthy discussion about Steve Gregg's lectures on about the Pre-Tribulation Rapture.


2017-11-13
Pre-Tribulation Rapture: I was always taught that the rapture would happen BEFORE the tribulation. Is this true? [1 Thessalonians 4:13-18]



2017-10-31
Raptura & Rapture: raptura that appears in the vulgate catholic bible, is that the same as rapture? When is the Rapture going to take place, pre-trib, mid-trib or post trib?



2017-10-16
Secret Rapture: Is the rapture going to be pre-trib, mid trib or post trib?



2017-10-09
Proper Hermeneutics: What is the basics for good hermeneutics?
Hermeneutics & the Secret Rapture: How are they misapplying hermeneutics in relation to the pre-tribulation rapture?


2017-09-07
Eschatological Views so a kid could understand it: Have you ever done a study on end time (eschatological) events so kids could comprehend it?



2017-08-30
Pre-Tribulationism & Partial Preterism: People who teach that Christians are going to be going through the Tribulation are wrong, are believing a lie.



2017-08-22
The Word being Idea: The Word, can it just be an "idea"? [John 1:1]
The Rapture: Will the rapture come before or after the tribulation? [Matthew 24]
The Book of Revelation of Jesus not John: Isn't the book of Revelation a revelation of Jesus Christ & not John? And what is your view of the book of Revelation?

2017-05-25
Angel of the Lord: who was the first person to such that "Angel of the Lord" was actually the pre-incarnate Jesus? Only one rapture, OT examples
More than one Rapture: Caller thinks there's a possibility of more than one Rapture because Enoch was raptured right before the Flood, Elijah was raptured & other examples in the Old Testamant.


2017-05-05
The Second Coming & the Rapture: Are both the 2nd coming & the rapture imminent, & what conditions must be met?



2017-03-16
The Perfect Raptured & the 144,000: who will be raptured? Only those who are perfect? What about the 144,000? [1 Thessalonians 4, Revelation 7, Revelation 14]



2017-03-02
Not Seeing Death Til These Things Happen: This generation not seeing death until He came back, what did Jesus mean here? [Matthew 16:28]
One Taken, One Left: One taken & one left scenario, what did He mean here? [Matthew 24:40-42]


2017-02-22
Pre-tribulation Rapture: What do you think of the pretribulation rapture?



2017-01-20
Pre-Tribulation Rapture: short discussion about the tribulation (pre, mid & post rapture)



2017-01-09
12 Week Program on Dispensationalism: My church is putting on a 12-week study on end times, especially the pre-trib rapture, & I'm wondering if i should attend?



2015-12-15
Rapture (& Resurrection): Is there any Scripture support for the Rapture? [John 6:39, 40, 44, 54, 1 Corinthians 15:51-52, 1 Thessalonians 4:14-16]



2015-12-03
Dispensationalism & the Secret Rapture: So if the pre-tribulation rapture is true, & if there's an exact 7 years from then, then people would know when Jesus was coming because He said no one knows the day & hour, so how can the secret rapture be true? [Mark 13:32]



2015-10-19
Rapture: When Christ returns, the UNgodly will be taken out, Godly will be left, but all the evil will just be taken out, & the earth will be dissolved. What do you think about this? [Luke 17:34, Matthew 24:40]



2015-10-12
Previous Eschatological Views: When you believed your former positions in Eschatology, did you actually teach them or just believe them at that point?
Full Preterism: Do you consider Full Preterism to be heretical?
Dispensationalism: If Dispensationalism is false, doesn't that give people false hope for a 2nd chance where there is none?

2015-10-01
Partial-Rapture Theory - Man-child Comapany God pulls some people faster than others, but the part of the gleaning is now considered wrong & caller thinks that another caller needs to take that into account. [Revelation 12]



2015-06-25
The Rapture: Caller wants to explain HIS theory about the Rapture, that the Church is going OUT (in the Wilderness) & not UP, 2 groups, 10 Virgins, & Wood, Hay & Stubble & Silver & precious stones, [Matthew 25, 1 Corinthians 3:9-15]



2015-05-22
Tribulation & the Rapture: Steve thinks the Tribulation already happened? But he doesn't think the Rapture has happened yet?



2015-04-29
The Rapture & Tribulation: Caller would like to know what Steve thinks of the Rapture & the Tribulation?



2015-04-28
Debunking the Pre-Trib Rapture: Who or what is Restraining the antichrist? Could the Tribulation make people Fall Away? 3 1/2 year Tribulation instead of 7.



2015-03-25
Satan (anit Christ) or Jesus First: At the very end, who’s going to come first, Satan (anti Christ) or Jesus? Or how's it going to work?



2015-02-24
Rapture: Steve believes there's only one Rapture, but what about the people being pulled off the earth, & what about Heaven coming down here?



2015-02-12
Tribulation & Rapture: Are Christians going to go through the Tribulation or part of it before the Rapture happens?



2015-01-26
Pre-Wrath/Mid-Trib: Is it a strong view that Jesus will come back right before the wrath, or right in the middle of the Tribulation?



2014-07-07
Pre-tribulation Rapture: We shouldn't divide over eschatological differences, but it's the love of Christ that is the really important, essential thing!
Open Theism: Did God dispense w/ SOME of His omniscience so He could truly give people Free Will?


2014-04-02
The (Secret) Rapture: Where are the passages of Scripture that talks about the Rapture, perhaps happening at different times? [1 Thessalonians 4:16-18, 1 Corinthians 15:56]



2014-03-24
4 blood Moons: Can you tell me your perspective about these 4 blood moons that have taken hold? Do they fall in line with the signs that Jesus mentioned in the Bible? [Matthew 24:29-30]
Rapture: What do you believe about the Rapture?


2014-02-27
(Secret) Rapture: What is your opinion on the (Secret) Rapture? [1 Thessalonians 4:13-18]



2014-02-17
Dispensationalism & Premillennialism: I enjoyed your book about the 4 views of Revelation as I was making my transition to Partial Preterism.
Views of Hell, Traditional View, Eternal Torment: I want to talk about your views of hell now. What would you call Hell if you didn't call it the "traditional view"?
Bible stories resembling Babylonian Mythology: People have said that Christianity & the Bible have just copied stories from Babylonian Mythology. Do you have thoughts about this, especially regarding the Rich Man & Lazarus? [Luke 19:19-31]

2013-01-22
Twinkling of an Eye & Left Behind: Is the "Twinkling of an eye" the same thing as the people who are Left Behind in your view? [1 corinthians 15:52-54, 1 Thessalonians 4, Luke 17:26-37, Matthew 24:37-44]



2013-01-14
Futurism & other Eschatology: Dispensationalists make Futurism as definite as teachers in our learning institutions try to make evolution absolute.


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