Q. I always thought that the Rapture was the sure signal of the start of the 70th Week. You disagree, so what is the sign of the start? If the Church is gone by Rev. 5, can we assume the Rapture occurs in Chapter 4? Something you wrote several years ago says the Rapture occurs around the time of Ezekiel 38. Where is Ezekiel 38 in Revelation?
Q. Unfortunately for me, I believe that Mathew 24:9-14 is all pre-trib, pre-rapture and coming very soon. There sure wont be ‘many’ false prophets running around during the tribulation, maybe one. God sure didn’t spare Israel from wrath. Crazy thing is my pre-trib philosophy excluded a possibility that God is angry at the U.S. And when He gets angry people die, and being God, He may not wait until the Tribulation to settle up. This warm fuzzy pre-trib business may end soon. Few are prepared. Fewer are speaking about it.
Q. I understand that the Rapture of the church could come at any time, but I have difficulty seeing how everything the Anti-Christ has planned could be accomplished in seven short human years unless that seven year period were in the distant future, say a hundred years from now when technology and knowledge are greatly increased.
Q. In an article you wrote on “Seven Things You Must Know About End Times Prophecy,” you indicate that after the Rapture and Ezekiel’s battle, the Jews will rebuild the temple and return to the OT Covenant, including the sacrifice of animals for the atonement of sin. How do we know it is God’s plan for the re establishment of the OT animal sacrificial system? Where does scripture cover this?
Q. I have two brief questions. Considering that we are experiencing great economic difficulty throughout the world, do you think the Rapture will occur before conditions become worse and if so then could this momentous event we are anticipating cause a global economic collapse?
Q. I read a study by a post-Trib teacher who claims the Great Tribulation has already begun. Is there any possibility he could be right?
Q. I am puzzled in regards to the rapture of the Church. Will there be a short time when no one else will accept the Lord as savior, and at that time the Lord will call us home? There are people still being saved everywhere, so do you believe the cut off point will be between people that will make up the Body Of Christ, and the people that God knows won’t be saved until the tribulation?
Q. I had a question about the Feast of Trumpets and it’s relation to the Rapture. I agree that the Rapture cannot fulfill Rev. 12. My question is: since the Second Coming would be likely to occur on the Feast of Trumpets and if you’re correct in your theory that all prophecy will be fulfilled by 2018, and we know that Daniel’s 70th week is 7 years long, should we not be looking for the Rapture to occur at or very near the Feast of Trumpets in 2011? That would be next week. I know I’m always looking for the Lord’s return, but the calendar math won’t add up if the Rapture takes place in, say, December. That is, if the Second Coming is to occur by the Feast of Trumpets in 2018.
A Bible Study by Jack Kelley
Judging by the questions I’ve received, a youTube video and an online article have apparently convinced a lot of people that the fulfillment of Rev. 12 and the rapture of the Church will both occur on Sept 29th of this year, which is the annual celebration of Rosh Hashanah, also known as the Feast of Trumpets. Can this be true?
Q. Daniel 9:27 uses the word “confirm”:
“And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate”. (King James Version)
Question: do you think the word “confirm” is a hint that this covenant will be made two times, and that the antichrist will take part the second time by confirming it, maybe after Ezekiel 38-39?