Pre-Trib Rapture Essay

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As already stated, this book is not a theological treatise so I will keep explanations of theological terms pithy and let the reader do their own investigation.
In the fourth chapter of Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians, he expounds on The Rapture of The Church, (1 Thess. 4:16-17) an event where Christ comes to take His bride, the church, to heaven in the twinkling of an eye (an instant). Suddenly, without warning, all Christians either living, or who have died in the Lord, will be bodily resurrected. Members of Christ’s church will receive their glorified “heavenly” bodies, similar to Christ’s resurrection body. Many, including myself, believe this event will take place before the seven-year Tribulation Period when The Antichrist rules the world, and God’s judgment rains down on the earth. This Rapture view is called, “Pre-Trib Rapture” (takes place “before” The Tribulation). Some Christians interpret the timing The Rapture to take place half way or
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