What does the Bible say about the Rapture?

Question: I am 13 years old. I am attempting to write a fictional book about the Rapture. I know nothing about the Rapture other than what the Bible says. I would like some in-depth understanding of this phenomenon in order to write my book better. Could you help me, please? Answer: Writing a book is…

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The Ruse of the Rapture

by Dudley Ross Spears Maybe you have seen the bumper sticker that reads, “In case the Rapture occurs, this car will be driverless.” With tensions building in the Middle East, expectations are being sharpened in those who believe that the Rapture is about to take place. The Rapture is an intriguing topic and we will…

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People Love To Have It So: The Rapture

by Gary McDade Human nature has changed very little since Bible times as is evidenced by comparing a statement in the Book of Jeremiah with a seemingly unabated infatuation with a contrived doctrine commonly known as “the Rapture.” In the sixth century BC Jeremiah said, “A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land;…

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What Is the Rapture?

by V. Glenn McCoy   A young Christian mother recently came into my office with her two children and said, “Will you please explain to my children what the ‘Rapture’ is?” Her children had been exposed to the “Rapture” through some of their friends and they were left confused. Most of us have seen bumper…

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Can people receive Christ after the Rapture?

Question: I know the Left Behind series is fictional, but is there any truth to the part where so many people received Christ after the rapture, or is it too late by then? Answer: The problem with the fictional series Left Behind is that it is based on religious concepts not found in the Bible. You see, the Bible…

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Will There be a Rapture?

Text: I Thessalonians 4:13-18   I.         With the turn of the century came an increased interest in the return of Jesus.             A.        A very popular series, called “Left Behind” by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins claims to tell the events of Christ’s return in fictional form.             B.        The series claims to be based on the book of…

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