Insights, Mistaken Perceptions, The Rapture

The Importance of a Witnessed Rapture

Why is it important that the rapture be witnessed? The witnessed rapture brings glory to Yahweh whereas an instant disappearing rapture allows Satan to steal glory that only belongs to Yahweh / Yeshua. Let’s examine how that works. Proving the Prophecies – Advance Notice of Rapture Enoch and Elijah both had advance notice that they… Continue reading The Importance of a Witnessed Rapture

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions, The Rapture

Paul’s Resurrection Thesis

No Resurrection Say the Sadducees Acts 23:6 – “Now when Paul perceived that one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, ‘Brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. It is with respect to the hope and the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial’.” During… Continue reading Paul’s Resurrection Thesis

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions, The Rapture

Instantly Instantaneous

We use many words to define the word instant, including: abrupt, fast, immediate, instantaneous, prompt, quick, rapid, sudden, and unexpected. Scripture, likewise, uses many different words translated as instant or instantly. Instant Defined in the Older Covenant In the Older Covenant raga [H7280 רָגַע] and rega [H7281 רֶגַע from H7280] which both mean: a very… Continue reading Instantly Instantaneous

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions

Triune Patterns Revisited

The Three Witnesses Scripture is filled with the patterns and images of three and multiples of three. The length of the ark Noah built was 300 cubits (Genesis 6:15). Noah had three sons from whom all the families of the earth were spread (Genesis 9:19). Yahweh walked through the carcasses of a heifer, she goat,… Continue reading Triune Patterns Revisited

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions, The Rapture

Instant Rapture Wrap Up

Ezekiel 12:2 – “Human being, you are living among a rebellious people. They have eyes that can see, but they don’t take notice; and they have ears that can hear, but they don’t pay attention.” You have heard it said by many Pastors, Teachers, and Biblical Scholars that “ There is no prophecy or event… Continue reading Instant Rapture Wrap Up

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions, The Rapture

Not An Instantaneous Event

You have heard it said that the rapture is an instantaneous event that happens at the same time as the resurrection of the dead. But I say scripture presents an entirely different scenario. The instantaneous event paradigm, I believe, is mere tickling of the ears, a misinterpretation that is caused by looking at scripture scripture… Continue reading Not An Instantaneous Event

The Rapture

Harpazōs

Are there any images of resurrections or raptures (harpazōs) in the scriptures?  Let’s see: In the Older Covenant we have the following pictures or patterns: One man disappeared and nobody knew what happened to him.  One man disappeared while others watched.  One man died and was buried, but nobody knew where.  These I believe are  prophetic… Continue reading Harpazōs

The Moedim

Yom Teruah

Meeting Times [מוֹעֵד H4150] – (Seasons) The sun, moon, and stars indicate set appointments when Yahweh will show up to interact with His people. The Older Covenant feasts, Yahweh’s meeting times (seasons), are determined by the cycles of the moon. The word translated feasts is the Hebrew word, מוֹעֵד Moed. Moed means a divine appointment.… Continue reading Yom Teruah