Q. Are bodies that are incinerated and/or destroyed via explosion the same bodies that Christ will make new during the rapture? Or, do you think that Christ will make a completely new body for that person?
Q. Genesis says that God told Abram He would forgive (preserve) Sodom if He could find just a few good men there. In America today I see MANY men who are “good”. I don’t mean sinless, of course. I mean honorable men and women who do try to follow God’s rules, and be kind to their fellow men and women as part of that. Why can’t He forgive us, then? We have lots of people who have repented and want to follow God, including me. Why doesn’t God save America, where there ARE a few good men?
Q. Do you think that the church will ever be united and stop the “in-house” fighting? I know the end time church will be small and lack influence, but will doctrine become a non issue? Will we be about Jesus and Him only? I just don’t see how this thing plays out before the rapture.
Q. Some say spiritual gifts were only for the apostolic era. Others say they continue in our time. Does the Bible say when the laying on of hands and the expression of spiritual gifts will cease?
Q. Is there Scripture that indicates that after the Rapture the Church will see the happenings on earth (when the 70th week begins) ?
And do you believe the church (while in heaven) may be privy to family/friends that will be saved during this horrible time.
Q. Do you think the next Pope will be the false prophet? If so is it him alone that is working for Satan or the whole religion?
Q. When I was 4 years old, my mom had a miscarriage and my baby brother died. I know he is in heaven with Jesus, but are he and my mentally disabled sister (who belongs to Jesus too, I know) the members of the church? Or are they a different category as old testament and tribulation saint are different? My hope is that I can live with my siblings in the New Jerusalem. I want to “get back” my ‘lost” brother, as I know the New Jerusalem is “church members only” (please correct me if it isn’t), that’s why it’s important to me.
Q. My friend just sent me the following. “In Matthew 24:29-31 Jesus says He will not send His angels to collect the elect (us) until after the tribulation. The word there for elect is used thirteen times in the New testament and always refers to the church. Pre trib was a hoax. I am more and more convinced of it every day I read my Bible. Thessalonians clearly states, “The dead in Christ will rise first, then we who are alive will be caught up with them in the air…” And the dead in Christ rise in Revelation 20:4, after the tribulation. As it turns out, we are no more deserving of escaping hard times than the first century church was when the Romans started persecuting them and throwing them to the lions.” What would I say to my friend? I am not secure enough in scripture to handle it.
Q. I have a question re: what Jesus said in Matt. 24:36 & 42-44 versus Rev. 3:3. I understand from your series “The Last 8 Days” that in Matthew, Jesus is talking about His 2nd Coming. The terminology in Rev. 3:3 with the mention of Jesus coming upon the church in Sardis as a “thief in the night” if they “don’t wake up”. My question is in your opinion is Jesus referring to the Rapture in Rev. 3:3? Your insight is always appreciated and may God continue blessing you with your gift of knowledge of His Word. I thank Him for guiding me to you.
Q. What happens to a born again believer in the Rapture who is cremated? I know the dead in Christ will rise first but what about those who are cremated?