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A Summary Critique DC995 Stephen C. Meyers

In his book 1994? Harold Camping states the end of the world may occur this year, somewhere between September 15-17 (p. 531). He does not know the exact day because Scripture says “no man knows the day nor the hour” (Matt. 24:36). But according to Camping we can certainly know the month and the year that Christ will return. Read the rest of this entry »

by admin on October 17, 2010

Push Button For Rapture
Push Button For Rapture

Have you ever wanted to simply, “Push Button for Rapture?”

Have you ever had one of those, “Calgon…Take me away,” days? 8-) Well…As Madeleine and I were taking a little walk today I noticed a bill posted on the light standard that we pass as we cross the street. We were taking a leisurely walk over to our local Chase branch to do some banking as I saw this wonderful little doomsday message posted by a follower of Harold Camping’s ministry. For quite some time now Harold Camping has been predicting that Judgement Day will take place on May 11th, 2011. He even goes so far as to state, “The Bible Guarantee’s It.” (source) Read the rest of this entry »

A couple decades ago I learned how serious Tim LaHaye had become when it came to my pretrib history research—-and it wasn’t very becoming. Read the rest of this entry »

By Dr. Kelly Nelson Birks

In this review, I have chosen to respond to Ed Stevens latest work called “Silence Demands a Rapture”, by approaching the subject in a commentary type format so as to best analyze Mr. Stevens view as to how he arrives at his present position regarding the so called “Rapture” of the church. Read the rest of this entry »

1 THESSALONIANS Chapter 4:13-18

By Rick Rapanos


In order to do a proper commentary on these passages, or any portion of scripture for that matter , it is without question, important to use proper Biblical Hermeneutics. In regards to Thessalonians, we need to ask some questions first:

  1. Why is Paul writing to the Thessalonian church?
  2. Who are the Thessalonians?
  3. What is the 1st Century setting that Paul is writing in?
  4. What is the context of the passages? Read the rest of this entry »