An Introduction to The Pre-Trib Rapture

In these studies I won't stoop to finger pointing and name calling, or look to the writings of men over the centuries for justification. I will do what most seem to forget, or avoid, when supporting one view or another of the Rapture, I will look to the Word of God. And plenty of it.

The popular view is that "true" Christians will be "raptured" away at any moment and leave their "luke-warm" brothers and sisters to fend for themselves during the reign of the Antichrist. This view of the Rapture often holds that the Holy Spirit will be "removed" from the earth yet people will still be getting saved. That God has two sets of Chosen People. That the terms "saints", "remnant", and "overcomers" throughout Revelation are not referring to Christians at all but to Jews; and the warnings in Matthew 24 are for Jews only as well. Somehow we will meet The Lord in the air, but He hasn't yet returned. The list goes on and on. There are many contradictions and problems with the Pre-Tribulation view of the rapture, I will address as many as possible throughout this study.

It is understandable that Christians might expect to escape the worst time ever experienced on the face of the earth, but the reality is that Christians have always suffered for their faith. Look to Sudan, China, Egypt, India, and other countries to see violent oppression, murder and outright hatred for Christians to this day. Look at the thousands of Christians persecuted by Nero in 70AD, look at the tens of thousands who were murdered and tortured during the various Inquistions, look at the Apostles, look at our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ!

So are we to believe that in a culture and era so morally degraded and numb to truth - yet so arrogant - that we somehow deserve to be swept away in a rapture prior to any suffering, refinement, and testing of our faith?! Come on folks, if you are sleeping it is time to wake out of your slumber! There is plenty of Scriptual evidence that shows we will go through the Great Tribulation or die trying. But if God be for us then who can be against us? (Romans 8:31). Nothing can seperate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus, surely not death or tribulation.

Romans 8:35-39
  1. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
  2. As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.
  3. Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.
  4. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,
  5. Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

The first study in this series, while not specifically focused on the Rapture, addresses the issue of whether or not there is a distinction between Israel and the Church throughout Scripture. It is in three parts. Part I is titled Finding The Church in the Old Testament. Part II, Who is Israel? A Brief Biblical History of Israel. And Part III, The Lost Tribes of Israel, Scattered Among the Nations.

Go to Part I, Finding The Church in the Old Testament

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Pre-Trib Rapture

by DSB 1590 - 1/01/14 9:23 PM
Enoch's Rapture Year 987 from Adam, has 3 special qualities,

9+8+7=[8+8+8][Jesus in Greek=888]
9x8x7=[504][answer consist's of #s 4,5,0]
987 divides by 7[141x] evenly

123 [45] 6*** 789 [0]
789-123=666
6x6x6=216
666-450=216[Rescued = 450][Noah's Ark 450ft... more...

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RE: Pre-Trib Rapture

by John - 4/19/14 9:36 AM
Rev. 20:4b
'I saw the soles that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus and for the word of God ... neither took the Mark'
No pre Trib Rapture

RE: Pre-Trib Rapture

by Drayton - 4/20/14 9:38 PM
Paul was the only apostle taught by Jesus after the resurrection. All the others were taught during his earthly ministry, while the offer of the Kingdom was still open to Isreal. Since the Lord didn't teach about the Rapture during his time on earth, its... more...

RE:Pre-Trib Rapture

by DSB - 4/22/14 10:46 PM
1 Thessalonians 5:9 is Bible chapter 1116(450+666)

Chapter+One+One+one+Six= "The Church Is Raptured" 1350
.........................."The Great Tribulation" 1350

Verse+Five = 666
Verse+Nine = 666

RE: Pre-Trib Rapture

by DSB - 4/23/14 2:11 PM
1350+666=2016

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Dispensationalism

by Matt - 1/27/14 10:07 PM
I fully agree with this article. Please everyone don't fall for this Dispensational doctrine of Pre-Tribulation Rapture. The T.V.
preachers have pushed this until I don't know a church around that doesn't teach it. John Hagee for example has done a lot to push this... more...

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RE:Dispensationalism

by DSB 1590 - 1/28/14 8:18 PM
Rev.13:18
His number is Six Hundred Sixty Six = [1590+666+216]

1318+666=[1984]
one.three.one.eight + six.six.six=[1974]
1984+1974=[2368+1590]

RE:Dispensationalism

by Drayton Scott Bonyun 1590 - 2/11/14 10:34 PM
The 450 And 666 Code=1590
450+666=1116
Eleven Sixteen Code=1116

One Thousand One Hundred Sixteen=450+1590 or 2040*

"Meteor's Are Going To Strike Earth = 2040*

One One One Six = 924[Daniel 9:24 Bible Verse 22013*]

2040 minus 924 = 1116

RE:Dispensationalism

by DSB 1590 - 2/11/14 10:43 PM
1116 as a number=450+666

In words it =450+1590DSB

In the only other form of words,
one one one six it =924

924 is 450+474

Connecting 474 with my name 1590,
produces the age im at, at the completion of 2013/Jan.1/14
51+2013

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pre - Trib Rapture

by Anonymous - 6/28/13 4:03 PM
The Church will not go through Trib.

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RE:pre - Trib Rapture

by DSB - 12/31/13 10:26 AM
A=6, B=12, C=18.....Z=GOD156

RE:pre - Trib Rapture

by DSB - 1/02/14 11:02 AM
Ivan Panin's N.T. Translation says in Rev.13:18 , "Here Is THE Wisdom, Who Hath Understanding" = [888+1590]

"Let Him Count The Number Of The Beast" = [69+2013]

Twenty Thirteen + Tribulation = [69+2013]

RE: pre - Trib Rapture

by Drayton Scott Bonyun=1590 / a=6, b=12, c=18...Z=GOD156 - 2/01/14 11:21 AM
450+666=1116
Eleven Sixteen Code=1116 / The 450 And 666 Code =[1590]

1116 can be written 2 ways:

one thousand one hundred sixteen=[2040]or[450+1590]

or

one+one+one+six=[924]

[924] + 1116 = [2040]

2040 is [450+1590]
924 is [450+474]

1590+474 is... more...

RE:pre - Trib Rapture

by DSB - 2/01/14 11:26 AM
This whole thing began for me with The 666 in the number set, and finding a year that matched Enochs Rapture year 987, 1995 is "The Only Number"

"1590 This Is A Message From GOD"= [987+1995]

"Message From GOD"= [666+216]

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to save or not to save?

by Critical J - 11/17/13 7:56 AM
Remember the whole "come out of Babylon" warning thing? perhaps God wants us to save ourselves...

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May First and December Three

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 , Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian, a=6 b=12..z=God156) - 4/07/13 10:05 PM
May First=666 + 216 days(6*6*6=216)is December Three=666 , These are the ONLY TWO month and day dates that share this 666 feature,and what makes this SO AMAZING is that they are separated by 216 days ,the 1260 day Time Interval i wrote about finishes on April... more...

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RE:May First and December Three

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 , Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian, a=6 b=12..z=God156), - 6/28/13 11:01 PM
2016 is, Six+Six+Six +*144* +Six+Six+Six

RE: May First and December Three

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 , Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian, a=6 b=12..z=God156), - 6/28/13 11:17 PM
"Jesus Will Save Christians,Before The Tribulation"=Rescued450+666+2016 | 123 45 6*** 789 0

RE:May First and December Three

by Drayton - 8/24/13 2:12 PM
The years from Adam to the 2nd Adam are divided into 8 periods: period 1/ Adam-Flood
period 2/ Flood-Covenant
period 3/ Covenant-Exodus
period 4/ Exodus-Temple
period 5/ Temple-Captivity
period 6/ Captivity-Restoration
period 7/ Restoration-Christ
period 8/... more...

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Rapture Before Tribulation

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 , Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian, a=6 b=12..z=God156) - 4/28/13 6:17 PM
Gods people have, no doubt about it,suffered and died thru out the course of history, except,and youll notice this when you read the scriptures,when Gods wrath is occuring on,whether it be on the planet,or just a city,God ALWAYS makes a point to let us know that... more...

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RE:Rapture Before Tribulation

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 , Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian, a=6 b=12..z=God156) - 4/29/13 10:44 AM
Computation=666+216

RE:Rapture Before Tribulation

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 , Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian, a=6 b=12..z=God156) - 4/30/13 12:53 PM
Jesus will save christians before the Tribulation=450+666+2016

RE:Rapture Before Tribulation

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 , Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian, a=6 b=12..z=God156) - 4/30/13 6:47 PM
The Alphabets Code=666 /The Alphabet number values total 2106 /Communicating Through Mathematics=2106 /Z=156 , GOD=156

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Pre-trib Rapture

by Drayton Scott Bonyun - 3/13/13 8:14 AM
I guess if this is true ,we should stop focusing on winning people over to Christ, and stop lifting our heads upward to keep watch for him.Instead we need to go against what he instructed,and TRY to figure the impossible,like HOW are going to protect our... more...

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RE: Pre-trib Rapture

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian,increments of six) - 3/31/13 10:13 AM
The Number Set=900 . Understanding=900 , The Wrath of God=900

RE: Pre-trib Rapture

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian,increments of six) - 4/02/13 3:06 PM
"And" belongs with Threescore and six, but NOT with six hundred sixty six,for the totals i showed earlier. My apologies,its hard to keep track sometimes of the wording and the numbers that apply to them.

RE: Pre-trib Rapture

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian,increments of six) - 4/03/13 11:55 PM
Church Removed=858 , The Blessed Hope=858

RE:Pre-trib Rapture

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 , Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian, a=6 b=12..z=God156) - 4/09/13 11:48 PM
6 times 6 times 6 //Times + Times=The Rapture792

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Revelation 3:10

by Drayton Scott Bonyun=1590 - 3/17/13 7:51 PM
KEEP THEE=450, from the hour=666+216,of temptation=924The AntiChrist ,450+666+216+924=666+1590 ,Jesus will always be KING=1590 , 123 45 6 789 0 /789-123=666 ,6TIMES6TIMES6=216 / 4,5,0 NOT UTILIZED ,Noahs Ark 450ft.long.,666-450=216 ,450+666=1116 , JESUS is... more...

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RE:Revelation 3:10

by Drayton Scott Bonyun=1590 - 3/17/13 11:14 PM
I said to GOD 21YEARS ago,if the Rapture is real,shouldnt WE KNOW that its real, i know its a mystery,but there has to be a way to know its a sure happening,PLEASE SHOW ME,and he did,it started with the thought,"Ill bet it has something to do with the 666 i found... more...

RE: Revelation 3:10

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 Dray Bonyun=834 (Sumerian,increments of six) - 3/21/13 10:42 AM
I would like to correct an error:"Jesus will always be King" is not 1590 it is 888+666 or 777+777 / Jesus is the King Forever=1590,which is 777+36(666)+777 or 888+36+666

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PROOFS for Pre-tribulation Rapture Theology by Ken Koenig

by Drayton Scott Bonyun - 3/20/13 10:18 PM
I was totally mistaken about there not being much scripture, much evidence or much proof of a PRE-TRIB RAPTURE,there is tons,i believe it even more so now,but i could feel it was true in my heart,before i started reading all the strong evidence lately.Ken Koenig(to... more...

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The blessed Hope?

by Drayton Scott Bonyun - 3/18/13 1:04 PM
Christians suffer periodicaly through out their life,but if they are true christians,they end up in Heaven after death GOD promises. END TIME believers suffer tremendously(according to post-trib believers),and end up in Heaven after death.I fail to see where the... more...

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RE: The blessed Hope?

by Drayton Scott Bonyun =1590 Dray Bonyun=834 - 3/19/13 1:13 PM
No matter how many sentences or phrases i write(THERES BEEN MANY)about Post-Trib Rapture,no striking numerics stand out,but i cant seem to miss with Pre-Trib.

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