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  • By: Dr. John Ankerberg; ©2018

    How can we have assurance when we hear the promise of the rapture?

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  • By: JA Show Staff; ©2017

    Imminent means “the quality or condition of being about to occur.”  Imminency as it relates to Bible prophecy, simply means that the return of Jesus Christ for the Church can happen at any moment.  Listen as Dr. Renald Showers explains.

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  • By: JA Show Staff; ©2017

    Sometimes you read something by a pre-tribulationist and you say, “That really sounds convincing.” Then you pick up something by a mid-tribulationist and you say, “Well, that sounds good, too.” And then a little while later, you hear a post-tribulationist give a sermon and you say, “He really sounds like he’s on target, too.” How […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2016

    What scriptural passages teach the doctrine of the Rapture? Well, there are really three different passages in the New Testament which are the basic foundational passages for the whole doctrine of the Rapture of the Church. The first one is in John 14:1-3. Jesus has gathered with His disciples in the Upper Room. It’s the […]

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  • By: Dr. John Ankerberg; ©2016

    › Clip Transcript: Alright. Now, what we’ve been talking about in these last few programs is the differences between the rapture and the second coming, because a lot of folks think they’re just one and the same event. But we’ve talked about eight differences, and let me just review them quickly. And I’ll put them […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2016

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  • By: John Ankerberg Show; ©2015

    We previously looked at some of the passages with regard to the Rapture, so we have al­ready seen from the Scriptures that the believers who are removed at the Rapture. But what about passages that are talking about who will be removed, who will be left, at the Second Coming of Christ after the Tribulation […]

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  • By: John Ankerberg Show; ©

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg / Dr. Renald Showers; ©2004 The word “rapture” does not appear in our English Bible, so where did the word come from? What does it mean? What do Christians anticipate will happen to them at the rapture?   What is the Meaning of the Word “Rapture”? Dr. John Ankerberg: Where do […]

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  • By: John Ankerberg Show; ©2014

    By: Dr. Renald Showers; ©2004 Does the Bible indicate that it’s possible for the Lord Jesus to return even today to rapture His Bride the Church out of the world? I’m convinced that it does indicate that. The New Testa­ment teaches the imminency of the Lord’s return, and that means that Christ could return at […]

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  • By: John Ankerberg Show; ©2014

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg; ©1996 Dr. John Ankerberg: Doesn’t the Rapture happen when Christ descends to the earth after the Tribulation? My answer is no. I believe there are at least seven important differences revealed in the Scripture which force us to conclude that the Rapture is a separate event from Christ’s Second Coming when […]

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    By: Dr. John Ankerberg; ©1996 Dr. John Ankerberg: Where do you find the word Rapture? Look at 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18. Paul says, “But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren.” They had some questions. Number one was, they were expecting the Rapture. We know that from 1 Thessalonians 1:10 where it says they […]

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  • By: John Ankerberg Show; ©

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg; ©1996 Dr. John Ankerberg: Look at John 14:1-3: “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In my Father’s house are many mansions. If it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you, and if I go […]

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  • By: John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    By: Dr. Paul Feinberg; ©1996 Dr. Paul Feinberg: What characterizes a pre-tribulational Rapture position is that for a pre-tribulationist, the next event that must occur on God’s prophetic calendar is the catching away of the Church to meet the Lord in the air—1 Thessalonians 4:14-18. This is a time when Paul says “the dead in […]

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  • By: John Ankerberg Show; ©

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg; ©1996 Dr. John Ankerberg: The Bible says, “Everyone who has this hope in him purifies himself just as He is pure” (1 John 3:3). The Bible says, “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, teaching us that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    By: Dr. Renald Showers; ©2006 Some claim that the great multitude from every tongue, tribe and nation whom John sees in Heaven are the Church. Dr. Showers explains why he disagrees with that notion. Contents 1 The Great Multitude The Great Multitude In the second half of Revelation 7, John said that he saw a […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©2013

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg / Dr. John Weldon; ©2004 There are many different opinions regarding when the rapture of the Church will occur. In this article the authors describe some of the questions that each position must answer in order to defend their view. Contents 1 The Rapture: Determining Which Position is Right and Which […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©

    According to 1 Corinthians 15, “the last trump” will be sounded and then, according to Matthew 24, there will be the sound of a great trumpet when the Lord Jesus comes out of Heaven in His glorious Second Coming. Some say, look, you obviously have a trumpet blown at the Rapture. It’s the trump of […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    The 35 Most Asked Prophecy Questions – Program 1 By: Dr. Renald Showers God never does anything without a purpose, so what possible purpose could there be for events such as those the Bible says will take place during the time of tribulation? The 35 Most Asked Prophecy Questions – Program 2 By: Dr. Renald […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    The Hope of All Christians: The Rapture – Program 1 By: Dr. John Ankerberg More than a quarter of the Bible is prophetic material, so God intended Christians to take it seriously. What does the Bible say about the rapture and the second coming of Christ?

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    The Doctrine of the Rapture By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. Zola Levitt, Dr. Randy Price, Peter LeLonde, Dr. Dave Breese What does the Bible teach about the rapture and when it will take place? Will Christians Have to Experience the Tribulation Period? By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. Zola Levitt, Dr. Randy Price, Peter LeLonde, Dr. […]

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  • By: John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    The Doctrine of the Rapture By: Dr. Renald Showers, Dr. Paul Feinberg, Dr. Earl Radmacher, Dr. John Feinberg What does the Bible teach us about the rapture? What is the rapture? What is the Tribulation Period? By: Dr. Renald Showers, Dr. Paul Feinberg, Dr. Earl Radmacher, Dr. John Feinberg Jesus has said that the time […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    By: Dr. Renald Showers; ©2005 We have been looking at various passages to see who is “taken” and who is “left”. The next passage is from Matthew 24:37ff. Why does the distinction of who is taken and who is left point to the Rapture and the Second Coming as two separate events? Contents 1 Who […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©

    By: Dr. Renald Showers; ©2005 What is the “abomination of desolation”? Who are the “elect”? Dr. Showers explains. Contents 1 Does Matthew 24 Refer to the Rapture or to Jesus’ Second Coming? 1.1 The Abomination of Desolation Does Matthew 24 Refer to the Rapture or to Jesus’ Second Coming? Many, many sincere Christians, many of […]

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