kamagra india amar wellbutrin 300 mg overdose best time to give abilify safe take ibuprofen paracetamol overdose on celexa 40 mg cheap albuterol nebulizer machine tadalafil cialis generic natural viagra foods in hindi buy montelukast 10 mg propranolol 10 mg not enough augmentin antibiotico 875 mg 125 mg quetiapine 100 mg cost fast online viagra in singapore buying viagra pakistan super vega viagra liquid prezzo cialis 5 mg originale acyclovir no prescription buy gold viagra over the counter is coughing a side effect of prednisone in dogs when can viagra go generic does amoxicillin 875 mg look like topamax used for bipolar disorder telmisartan 20 mg price do you need prescription for viagra in stockholm generic carvedilol clomiphene citrate in men buying abilify online levofloxacin equivalent cost over the counter option for gabapentin vardenafil 20 prices cipro 85 new price key ingredient in zyrtec how long is toprol xl in your system cefpodoxime proxetil 100 mg per tablet amoxicillin 500 mg preis aspirin and clopidogrel in cva sildenafil citrate order online walgreens cialis discount cheap online valtrex hw 2 use misoprostol in 3 month pregnancy how long does ivermectin take to work in humans maximum safe dose zofran provera statusa za besplatne akcije price of lamisil bon ivermectin blood bank voltaren gel in breastfeeding bayer levitra for sale where to find lexapro without prescription in nyc cialis generic 10 mg kamagra cheap next day delivery when did zyrtec become generic 10g cialis uk bnf patients co uk cialihow to order cialis on line reglan use in elderly gabapentin 600 mg interact with alcohol tmj specialists in augusta maine acyclovir medsafe paroxetine 12.5mg reviews elavil reviews for pain orlistat alli where to buy in south africa cialis 1 5 mg omeprazole price in uae gabapentin 800 mg wiki what is the dosage for 500 mg of amoxicillin alli orlistat prix orlistat capsules in india rewiews who is the black actress in viagra commercial lamictal and prozac reviews side effects of aciphex generic how much is clomid pills cost 50 mg for steroid user can you take more than 1 zyrtec in 24 hours kamagra247.co.uk reviews is it safe generic silagra bertibarots thyroxine sodium online clomid round 3 50 mg doxycycline hyclate 100 mg while pregnant sinemet cr uk topamax cost without insurance generic prevacid not working metronidazole in chinese causas de los actos delictivos chemist artane roundabout how much is a viagra prescription in australia es igual usar cytotec generico claritin liquid gel felodipine er 10 mg cost nexium 40mg information in urdu oxybutynin in cats how to take amantadine 100 mg dexamethasone 4 mg cpt code pfizer azithromycin price on philippines amoxicillin mox 500 mg dexamethasone brand price of sildenafil in bangladesh medicamento plavix 75 mg para serve price of viagra egypt alendronate sodium tablets 70 mg side effects is escitalopram cvs generic drug list azithromycin 750 mg shelf life of liquid azithromycin buy levitra kamagra can i sell viagra in the uk viagra in cozemel dosage for 200 mg celebrex cost of micardis australia asacol australia brand name for nortriptyline cialis 20mg price in pakistan best time to take metformin twice a day nu divalproex 250 mg reviews on teva generic maxalt cialis generic 5mg no prescription periactin in canada is it safe to take cialis with hepatitis c viagra shops uk paroxetine 30 mg stoppen indapamide shortage uk cialis 10 mg 8 stück simvastatin 40 mg patient information leaflet estradiol enanthate discovered by citrate de clomiphene 50 mg buy viagra in uk pay with paypal pantoprazole 40 mg tablets cost i look for viagra in china a history of european socialism when was it published viagra in deutschen apotheken generic vs. brand name warfarin nebenwirkungen baclofen 10 mg what does reciprocal mean in 6th grade math watson doxycycline 100 mg capsules 500 count is it safe to take cephalexin when breastfeeding ivermectin dosage to treat heartworms in dogs brand name ketoconazole cream nursing responsibilities in giving furosemide infusion generic brands of levothyroxine uk who sells generic cialis in usa levonorgestrel tablets 1.5 mg side effects zithromax pfizer europe tadalafil buy online india wat is clomid contacts in urdu female model in viagra commercial comprar viagra gen?rico en espa?a cheap cabergoline esomeprazole magnesium online para que se usa el combivent dostinex 0 5 mg ulotka india tv aap ki adalat buy accutane mexico generic singulair side effcts seroquel xr price costco amlodipine stays in system acyclovir howdotofound cost can i buy zithromax at cvs pharmacy dexamethasone use in pregnant cows adalat nasibov papers in soco orlistat 120 mg efecto rebote bestel zithromax para que se usa la pastilla cipro walgreens price for atorvastatin rizatriptan odt price ivermectin in collie breeds price of cialis without insurance montelukast sodium brands arimidex at . 5 mg does lexapro have a generic brand meclizine 25 mg oral tablet price of zithromax cost of hydroxyzine hcl 25mg tabs white buy alendronate sodium online digoxin 3.0 ng ml ciprofloxacin hcl 1000 mg for coughing gabapentin 600 mg tablet viagra australia do u need a prescription bupropion hcl tab sr 24hr 150 mg 30 mg citalopram twice a day by accident cheap prescription drugs levitra dulcolax rectal suppository reviews can you buy omeprazole otc does bayer aspirin have ibuprofen in it aciclovir cpr 400 mg price of viagra in costco when was generic lexapro released wellbutrin sr available generic cyproheptadine in dogs cialis 10 mg comprimé pelliculé boîte de 28 does lisinopril hctz 10 mg dosage cut pill in half how to order celebrex augmentin dosage in india user reviews of diltiazem buy cipro safe online adapalene and clindamycin phosphate gel cost masteron and arimidex naproxen sodium 220 mg and tramadol casodex 50 mg side effects generic benadryl safe cost of tab.fluconazole hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg watson generic celebrex available usa modo correcto de usar cytotec buy amitriptyline australia want to buy viagra in bangalore 25 mg doxepin side effects of carvedilol 6.25 mg panadol walmart s adalat papers about expression in pediat nephrol minocin 100mg cost cost of terbinafine hydrochloride granules is it safe to take luvox while pregnant can i take cialis 40 mg one time buy cheap viagra net determination of quetiapine in human plasma where can you buy clonidine ciprofloxacin 500 mg tab teva zyban order online cheap causas viagra metoprolol brands india tamoxifen concentration in cells is it safe to take benadryl when you are pregnant watch girl who have taken in viagra and want to fuck study indicating zofran in birth defects sildenafil medana 100 mg opinie viagra manila over the counter losartan potassium 50 mg and grapefruit ketoconazole 400 mg price kamagra bestellen 24 uur tobramycin and dexamethasone usage lisinopril 5 mg online no prescription viagra canadien drug companies is wellbutrin safe for quitting smoking mirtazapine in the day triamcinolone in alopecia areata order abilify from canada metronidazole safe to take while pregnant omeprazole price uk online coupons for prevacid methocarbamol 750 mg tablet side effects amlodipine besylate 5 mg tablets walmart snort trazodone 25 mg how long in cialis in your system kegunaan obat motilium 10 mg einnahme von ciprobay 250 mg amitriptyline online buy ordering zoloft online no prescription is cipro over the counter is it safe to take low dose aspirin with ibuprofen ibuprofen 600mg australia comprare viagra con bollettino postale chloramphenicol eye drops in india best doctor in jacksonville for viagra sertraline price in india cialis bestellen ohne zollprobleme clomid in uk buy online without perciption buy lipitor cheap lexapro available in pakistan methotrexate 2.5 mg psoriasis lanoxin tabletas. 25 mg clarithromycin 250 mg packungsgröße coreg 12.5 mg informacion metronidazole generic manufacturer ciproxin 250 costo azithromycin stability in water conjugated system articles c stanton in j food sci metformin er 500 mg 24 hr tablets methocarbamol 500 mg and breastfeeding albuterol whartisthebestin dosage where to buy permethrin cream best uses for cephalexin voltaren online no prescription montelukast everest 20 mg doxycycline for tear stains in dogs over counter equivalent to albuterol sulfate syrup comprar zithromax espa?a glucophage uk minocycline for acne in india metformin hcl 1000 vs metformin 500 mg greenstone brand azithromycin 250mg candesartan cilexetil brands india cialis price saudi arabia does escitalopram show up in a drug test is there an over the counter alternative to levitra nhs uk mirtazapine 15mg side effects atenolol 25 mg half life fungsi obat omeprazole capsule 20 mg can u cut toprol xl in half australia viagra forum how to counter zoloft side effects is it safe to take claritin d while nursing factory of cheap kamagra in india normal 1 mg dexamethasone suppression test equine omeprazole generic discount viagra online accepts paypal what is naproxen 750 mg mirtazapine 45 mg used que contiene el paxil 20 mg tabs mexican viagra price buy orlistat eu atomoxetine uk what price is the antidepreessnat tablet lexapro generic zoloft market metoprolol succinate oral reviews user ratings generic viagra py buy paypal aralen 150 mg tabletas ketoconazole cream india price venlafaxine extended release tablets brand priligy from the uk gabapentin 400 mg how long it stays in system fluconazole tablets ip 200 mg uses migraine specialist in dublin ohio salons in artane levothyroxine walmart cost viagra price in penang how much does lamisil cost in rid aid celebrex commercial woman swimming in lake cheap asacol hd clomiphene in male hypogonadism zofran class action canada precose 50 mg viagra sale cheap orlistat india manufacturer generic plavix coupon orlistat in turkey side effects of ciprofloxacin 500 mg in women doxycycline for ear infection in adults cialis over counter in cannade valtrex generic lawsuit cialis tadalafil 20 mg. 30 tablet doxepin 25 mg for dogs taking 3 800 mg ibuprofen buying viagra cialis levitra amiodarone in acute mi cost of xenical appetite suppressant aciclovir tablete 400 mg pret lisinopril price range trade name and price of sildenafil in bangladesh generic lexapro by camber viagra cialis levitra which is the best atorvastatin abz 20 mg nebenwirkungen crestor 10mg price in greece where to buy paxil cr viagra in cipla benadryl dose in a dog levofloxacin 500 mg forum atenolol safe viagra does prednisone cause excessive thirst in dogs naltrexone implant clinic uk paxil reviews for ocd chloramphenicol blood disorders is zyban cheaper than wellbutrin medco cymbalta price why does crestor cost so much vermox uk boots clarithromycin 500mg for sale cialis price min wisconsin loe price sildenafil citrate price of ovral l do you have to take omeprazole in the morning levofloxacin 750 mg price in philippines how to buy viagra online safely only dose of indomethacin in acute gout is benadryl safe to take for sleeping priligy online günstig kaufen generic metformin complaints lipitor and sleep disorders caldasia revista papers mile documented in caldasia mechanism of action of cytotec in abortion can allegra d be cut in half viagra online is illigal crestor and generic brand levlen generic names viagra brand name in bangladesh metformin ksk 850 mg has a generic come out for plavix yet tretinoin cream 0.1 price viagra g?nstig kaufen per nachnahme diflucan for yeast in the stomach is prescription needed for viagra in spain ery 250mg generic name erythromycin revatio canada pharmacy donde puedo comprar xenical chile prednisone dosage in felines buy prednisone from canada wellbutrin xl customer reviews proscar 5 mg controindicazioni revista de indias papers guillermina del valle pavon donde comprar misoprostol cytotec en mexico can u get clonidine over the counter ampicillin baownbeuv online how much is clomid privately uk prednisone over the counter in canada cat online viagra in 24h paroxetine hcl side effects in women singulair where to buy online venlafaxine hcl er 75 mg reviews low cost tretinoin cost of depakote er without insurance citalopram 10 mg tab lipitor lifetime sales prozac nation personality disorder side effects of imuran in humans buy 5mg of cialis daily cipro hc ear drops cost viagra online canada with prescription wiki acheter en europe cialis para que sirve el paxil 20 mg what is dexamethasone in spanish phenergan suppository cost 50 mg much does mebendazole cost misoprostol alone in abortion can provera cause postmenopausal bleeding hydrea london detox brush is nexium safe for gastritis date lexapro is generic uses for famciclovir in cats dapoxetine buy china viagra in premature ejaculation discount coupon for effexor is viagra available over the counter in dubai valsartan tablets 80 mg cialis 20 mg medicitalia effexor tingling in hands meloxicam 15 mg em portugues lexapro helps derealization lovas amlodipine 10 mg omeprazole 150 mg levaquin tendon rupture lawsuit in ohio buy cipro xr online cheaper substitute of viagra in homeopathy propecia generic release date comprar albuterol hfa inhaler buy zithromax where remeron soltab 30 mg orodispersible tablets mirtazapine price for voltaren cream zovirax 200 mg in deutschland metoprolol 50 mg indicatii motilium 10 reviews minocin 100 mg prospecto finpecia tqeovertoz discount cipro in thailand buy viagra toronto ontario how much does 2 grams of azithromycin cost costo de la viagra en panama doxycycline use in felines risk of metformin in pregnancy metoprolol 25 mg and smoking what over the counter medicine is like amoxicillin digoxin retention in elderly amoxicillin 875 mg pink tablet cani take my 60 mg of prednisone all at once effexor xr best time of day to take purchase viagra in bangkok when will plavix generic come out cost of viagra 100mg cvs augmentin liquid price doxepin 100 mg dosage cialis tadalafil 5mg prix glucocorticosteroids prednisolone se puede usar metformina para adelgazar nifedipine er 30 mg tablets hydroxyzine 10mg price tab augmentin 625mg price how much claritin d can you buy celecoxib 200 mg la sante side effects of amoxicillin in babies rash how much furosemide is safe to take canadian viagra store cost of diltiazem 120 mg ondansetron 1 mg inj is tamoxifen illegal in military neurontin and ringing in the ears lamisil cream for ringworm walmart how much does telmisartan cost furosemide in aerosol plavix vs 335 mg aspirin amoxicillin yeast infection in men feldene 200 mg sertraline side effects in the elderly cialis 100 mg kullananlar what does metformin 500 mg pills look like how can i get my gp to give me viagra in the uk overdose on 200 mg ibuprofen levofloxacin in pseudomonas where can i buy viagra in kensington johannesburg wien viagra kaufen cual es la forma correcta de usar cytotec atorvastatin lipitor 20 mg how long does 10 mg of buspar last how much does flagyl cost with insurance side effects mirtazapine 45 mg lengte cyclus met clomid 50 mg zwangerschap captopril kaufen ohne rezept 300 mg dramamine high bactrim 80 mg 400 mg dosis vardenafil price at cvs linezolid antibiotic for sale in uk vytorin 10 20 generic what stores can you purchase viagra at zyrtec 10 mg cut half generic of coumadin is taking advil and viagra safe cost of effexor medication


  1. The Time is Unknown
  2. The Rapture

Back Home Next

I. The Time is Unknown

Matt. 24:36 - many sects try to predict the coming of Christ. But Jesus says, "no one but the Father knows the day and the hour." The sects that try to predict Christ's coming ignore these words.

Matt. 24:36 - we should also note that Jesus statement does not mean than Jesus does not know the day of His Second Coming. Jesus does know, because He is God. With this statement, Jesus explains that He chose to know by His human knowledge only that which He wanted to know for His mission of salvation. In other words, Jesus could have chosen not to know everything by His own human knowledge, but Jesus knew everything in His human knowledge through its hypostatic union to His eternal and infinite divine knowledge.

Matt. 24:44 Jesus warns us that the Son of Man is coming at an hour we do not expect.

Matt. 25:13 Jesus says watch therefore, and be prepared, for you know neither the day nor the hour.

Mark 13:35-37 Jesus says watch because you do not know when the Master of the House will come - watch!

Luke 12:46 - the Master will come on a day and at an hour when He is not expected.

Acts 1:7 - Jesus says it is not for us to know the times or seasons which the Father has fixed by His own authority.

1 Thess. 5:2; 2 Peter 3:10; Rev. 3:3 - the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

James 5:7 - be patient until the coming of the Lord. Those who try to predict disregard this inspired teaching.

Rev. 22:20 - Jesus says He is coming soon, but He does not tell us when He is coming. Because Jesus says we do not know the day or the hour and will be surprised at His coming, it is silly, and disobedient, for people and groups to predict His coming. We, instead, need to be about the business of growing in holiness, so that we are prepared for our Lord when He comes again, no matter when that will be.



II. The Rapture

1 Thess. 4:16-17 - Paul writes that "we will be caught up in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air." Many Protestants call this experience the "rapture" (even though the word "rapture" is not found in the Bible, although is derived from the Latin vulgate of this verse rapiemur). John 14:3; 1 Cor. 15:52 - these are other passages that Protestants use to support the rapture experience. The question Protestantism has raised is when will the rapture occur? They have developed three theories (1) post-tribulation; (2) pre-tribulation; and, (3) mid-tribulation. We address these theories later on. But first, here is some more background.

Rev. 20:2-3; 7-8 John sees the vision of an angel who seizes satan and binds him for a period of a thousand years. Protestants generally call this period of a thousand years the millennium. The millennium is a harbinger of the end of the world, and the theories of when the rapture will occur center around this period of time. We should also note that the thousand years language is part of apocalyptic literature and should not be interpreted literally. For example, in Psalm 50:10, we see the cattle on a "thousand hills." The word "thousand" here obviously means a lot of hills. In Dan. 7:10, a "thousand thousands" served him. Again, "thousand" means a lot. In 2 Peter 3:8, with God one day is a "thousand" years and a "thousand" years is one day. "Thousand" is symbolic for a long time. It is not to be taken literally.

There are three ways that Protestants interpret the meaning of the thousand year millennium (and the interpretation leads to answering when they think the rapture will occur).

(1) Post-millennialism this view interprets the thousand years as a very long time. This view also holds that Gods kingdom is being advanced in the world by His grace and the world will eventually be Christianized. Then Christ will return at the close of this period during a time of righteousness and peace. The problem with this view is that the Scriptures do not teach that the world will be even relatively Christianized before the Second Coming. For example, in Matt. 13:24-30;36-43, Jesus says the wicked and the righteous will co-exist until the end of the world, when they will be judged, and either inherit eternal life, or be thrown into eternal fire.

(2) Pre-millenialism (also called millenarianism) like post-millennialists, this view also interprets the thousand years as a golden age on earth when the world will be Christianized. But they believe that this period will occur after Christs second coming, during which time Christ will reign physically on earth. They believe the Final Judgment occurs when the millennium is over. But Scripture does not teach that there is a thousand year span between the Second Coming and Final Judgment. Instead, Jesus said that when He comes a second time in glory, He will immediately repay every man for what he has done. Matt. 16:27. When Jesus comes, He will separate the sheep from the goats and render judgment. Matt. 25:31-46. There is nothing about any period of time between His coming and final judgment.

(3) Amillennialism this view also interprets the thousand years symbolically, but, ulike the pre and post views, not as a golden age on earth. This view believes the millennium is the period of Christs rule in heaven and on earth through His Church. This is because the saints who reign with Christ and to whom judgment has been committed are said to be on their thrones in heaven. Rev. 20:4; cf. 4:4; 11:16. During this time, satan is bound and cannot hinder the spread of the gospel. Rev. 20:3. This is why, they explain, Jesus teaches the necessity of binding the strong man (satan) in order to plunder his house and rescue people from his grip. Matt. 12:29. This is also why, after the disciples preached the gospel and rejoiced that the demons were even subject to them, Jesus declared, I saw satan fall like lightening from heaven. Luke 10:18. Nevertheless, during this period, the world will not be entirely Christianized because satan, though bound, is still in some sense able to prowl around and attack souls. cf. 1 Peter 5:8. Of the three, this position is most consistent with Catholic teaching (the pre and post-millennium views have been rejected by the Church).

2 Thess. 2:1-4 concerning the Second Coming of Christ, Scripture teaches (and most Protestants believe) that Christs coming will be preceded by a time of rebellion, lawlessness and persecution. Protestants often refer to this period as the tribulation (although the word tribulation cannot be found in the Scripture passages Protestants use to support the rapture). So the question is, when will the 1 Thess. 4:16-17 rapture occur, in light of the tribulation and Christs Second Coming? Here are the three theories previously mentioned:

(1) Post-tribulational view this view holds that the rapture will occur right after the tribulation and immediately before the Second Coming of Christ. This view can be consistent with Scripture and Catholic teaching to the extent it holds that the rapture and Christs Second Coming occur together, after the tribulation and the Church Militant on earth. See, for example, Matt. 24:29-31; Mark 13:24-27; 2 Thess. 1:1-12.

(2) Pre-tribulational view this view holds that the rapture will occur before the tribulation. The problem with this view is that it requires three comings of Christ first, when He was born in Bethlehem; second, when He returns for the rapture before the tribulation; third, when He returns at the end of the tribulation and establishes the millennium. Scripture rejects three comings of Christ. In Heb. 9:28, it is clear that Christ will appear a second and final time, when he comes in glory to save us. This view also is inconsistent with Matt. 24:24-31; Mark 13:24-27; and 2 Thess. 2:1-12 where the rapture and the Second Coming occur together.

(3) Mid-tribulational view this view holds that the rapture will occur during the middle of the tribulation. The problem with this view is that it also requires three comings of Christ first, when He was born in Bethlehem; second, when He returns for the rapture during the middle of the tribulation; third, when He returns at the end of the tribulation and establishes the millennium. As seen in Heb. 9:28, Scripture rejects three comings of Christ. The view is also inconsistent with Matt. 24:24-31; Mark. 13:24-27; and 2 Thess. 2:1-12.

2 Peter 3:8-15 instead of worrying about when the rapture will occur, Christians should follow Peters instruction to repent of their sins, live lives of holiness and godliness, be zealous and at peace, and wait for the Lords coming with forbearance and joy!




Copyright 2001 - 2007 by John Salza. All Rights Reserved.