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I'm assuming "the rapture" you mean is the one that is popularly spoken of these days as part of dispensationalism and is defined by those who believe in it as: ( christianity.about.com) "Although the term "rapture" is not found in the Bible, the theory is based on Scripture. Those who accept the Rapture theory believe that all non-believers on the earth ...


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There are many views on this, but according to NT Wright, as one example, The gospel passages about “the Son of Man coming on the clouds” are about Jesus’ vindication, his “coming” to heaven from earth. In his article Farewell to the Rapture he further elaborates, but his general point is that this specific language, which is sometimes misinterpreted ...


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people say this is the prophecy that was fulfilled (from Zechariah 8) "Thus says the Lord of hosts: Behold, I will save my people from the east country and from the west country, 8 and I will bring them to dwell in the midst of Jerusalem." they seem to leave out or over look this part: " And they shall be my people, and I will be their God, in faithfulness ...


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Overall, there is no absolute consensus in eschatological views among Charismatic adherents to dominion theology. If a particular group decides to teach eschatology at all, they often teach all the main threads of doctrine and let people learn on their own. Dominion theology, in effect, could fit in most of the popular eschatological timelines. To use the ...


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I intend to do more research on this for you over the next week. However, in my notes right now, the earliest reference I have is the following: "The central purpose of 2 Clement is to correct this eschatological misinterpretation (over-realized eschatology), together with its false understanding of the future life of the Christian." K. P. ...



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