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

The Rapture

Gone In A Twinkling Or In A Time

Poof! We’re gone in an instant but our clothes, jewelry, and other worldly items simply fall to the ground. This “in the twinkling of an eye” image of The Rapture being instantaneous has been popularized by numerous books, including Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins’ Left Behind series, and Joel C. Rosenberg’s Dead Heat. But, is… Continue reading Gone In A Twinkling Or In A Time