See my other website, about the importance of
"just weights and measures":

www.silverstockreport.com
and apply Bible knowlegde to your daily life, live free of debt, save your money, be a wise steward,
and come out of Babylon the Great.

Online Bibles / Bibles Online

  • Bible Online (Bible Gateway) This one is fastest, and lists multiple verses at once on a word search
  • Online Bible Browser - Up to 7 translations can be searched at once.
  • The-Bible-Online.net Bibles in about 200 other Languages.
  • FREE PC Bibles online you can download and install on your PC. You can search the bible for keywords or phrases almost instantly. Bible programs are usually only about 2 Megs in size, just a bit more than a 3.5" floppy disk can hold... This site rates the various FREE Bible programs.
  • Web Sites of Free Downloads of the Bible Online
  • www.blueletterbible.org --Strong's Online Bible Concordance!
  • The 1599 Geneva Study Bible Online!
  • The Authorized King James Version of 1611
  • Bible Study:  Bible Versions: Which is the REAL Word of God?
  • Pre Tribulation Rapture Discussion Forums
  • Rapture Ready Forum
  • Rapture Forums
  • Pre Tribulation Rapture Links
  • Assemblies of God Position Paper on the Pretribulation Rapture (from their list of position papers) (If either link is broken, start at the AG home page.) (The weight of Scripture supports a pre-Tribulation Rapture)  Adopted August 14, 1979, This is one of the best summaries of the scriptural reasons to believe in the pre tribulation rapture.  I agree 100% with all of their statements and scriptures quoted with regard to the pre tribulation rapture.  They do not mention the Wedding nor the Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanna) as examples in the position paper.  At one Assembly of God Church I attended in Redwood City, California, the Pastor and congregation believed that the rapture would fall on a Feast of Trumpets.
  • The Rapture: The word is Biblical.  Lists 170 types, or shadows, of the Rapture found in the Old Testament!
  • AmazingBible.com also www.bibledesk.com (pretrib: acknowleding the Feast of Trumpets is the rapture) Huge website, full of many articles.
  • Hebraic Heritage Ministries International (Eddie Chumny)  Eddie shows how the Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanna) depicts the rapture and how the Wedding pictures the rapture as well.   His book, "The Seven Festivals of the Messiah" has been put into html at his website and is free to read, and I highly recommend it.  Amazon.com says his paperback book came out in 1994, and many fine pre trib teachers still have not heard about his well-researched work.  I have expanded his study of how the Wedding and Feast of Trumpets (rosh hashanna) pictures the rapture from scripture only.  I have truly been blessed by his work, and I find that the Bible confirms it wonderfully.  Nearly ALL of the verses in the Bible that speak of the pre tribulation rapture carry more meaning and significance when you understand the Feast of Trumpets and the Wedding.  When I was still a baby Christian, I found his work difficult to read, I would fall asleep trying to read it.  He uses many Jewish terms that make it difficult to read.  He also makes use of many Jewish traditions in his comparisons.  I have confirmed parts of his work through scriptural comparisons in the King James.
  • Ariel Ministries (Dr. Arnold Fruchtenbaum) A Messianic Jew, he teaches about the rapture & the Feast of Trumpets.  See his article under "Fruit from the Frucht, and then click on "The Feasts of Israel".  Dr. Fruchtenbaum was one of the most well respected Bible scholars at the Ninth Annual Pre Trib Study Group conference that I attended in Dallas, TX on December 11th, 2000, which has been sponsored by Tim LaHaye, author of the famous "Left Behind" series, and by Tommy Ice.  Dr Fruchtenbaum also talks about the Wedding.  He is in very high demand as a prophecy speaker, travelling and lecturing almost continuously.
  • Zola Levitt Ministries
  • Annie's Home Page & Annie's "End Times" Page This surprisingly large (and popular) site contains many links and information on the rapture.  See her "Feasts of the Bible Page" and also her "Feast of Trumpets" page.
  • Escape All These Things -- This site teaches the rapture will happen on the Feast of Trumpets, but teaches a post tribulation rapture.
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  • Proof For A Pre Tribulation Rapture -- "Most of [these] passages I rarely find, if at all, on other web pages"
  • The Pre-Tribulation Rapture is the Best Scriptural Conclusion
  • The PreTribulation Rapture and Pre-Tribulational Thought during these Last Days
  • Rapture Tribulation.com (Atlantis Station) Presents 16 examples or descriptions of Raptures in the Bible
  • A Sermon on the Rapture from 1965 (William Branham)
  • Bible and Prophecy Truths; (Jim Bramlett) Jim tends to get caught up in date setting, as I have also been guilty of in the past.  I will no longer try and predict dates, unless I find myself in the tribulaiton, in which case I will know there will be seven more years, or if I see the abomination of desolation, in which case I will know there are 3.5 years until Christ's return.  God is the date setter.
  • Bible Prophecy: The Ultimate Deception (Frank Caw) Says several things must happen before the pretribulation rapture.  Online book for $7.95
  • The Rapture of the Believers  (James P. Dawson)
  • The Sudden Departure Of Believers: The Rapture (Greg DesVoignes)
  • Resource Files (Lambert Dolphin's)
  • Introducing the Red Moon Rapture (Peter Goodgame)
  • The Great Snatch? - Koinonia House (Chuck Missler)
  • Morgan Edwards Taught a Pretribulation Rapture in the 1740s! (Gary Stearman)
  • Rapture Ready / Rapture Ready (Todd Strandberg) Perhaps one of the most popular websites on the internet for the rapture.  If you seach for "rapture" in any search engine, you are sure to find Todd's Website.  He has one of the most popular Christian Chat boards around, and I used to spend a lot of time there, defending the pretribulation rapture.
  • Rapture Apologetics (Richard Vizzutti) Site does not work with Netscape.
  • The Rapture: Fact or Fiction (David M. Williams)
  • Bible Prophecy Research (philologos.org) Also, E.W. Bullinger's "witness in the stars"
  • 30 Proofs of the Pretribulation Rapture
  • Pre-Trib Rapture Articles (Lori Eldridge) Links to other pre trib articles found on the net, most of which are linked here as well.
  • Eschatology Next Door (END) Lots of links.

  • Bible Prophecy: Defending a Pre-Trib, Pre-Mil Rapture; Futurism; Dispensationalism and Refuting Preterism (many links)
  • A Biblical Rebuttal of the book, "The Pre-Wrath Rapture of the Church" by Marvin Rosenthal (Bill Pierce)
  • Pretribulation or Prewrath?
  • Pre-Wrath Rapture: A Pre-Trib Evaluation
  • Bible Prophecy Corner: WHEN WILL THE RAPTURE BE "NIGH AT HAND"? (M.J. Agee) Agee had predicted a rapture on Pentecost, 1988, and several other dates since.  She has not stopped trying to anticipate a secific date for the rapture, now looking to Pentecost, '01.  She's still learning, as are we all.  Hers was the first website that caught my attention, and led me to begin studying the topic of the rapture, which I knew so little about back in 1997.
    Teachings about APOSTASIA AS DEPARTURE (which I agree with)
  • InTheBeginning.org (John Sweigart) Apostasia ~ Departure article : http://www.omegatime.org/rebellion_.htm
  • Great Falling Away after the Departure of the Church (Prof. J.S. Malan) apostasia is departure
  • K.S. Wuest on 2 Thes 2:3 apostasia means departure
  • The Promise of the Rapture  (Bernard E. Northrup,Th.D.) the apostasia / the rapture
  • 2 Thessalonians: An Exegetical and Devotional Commentary
  • What Saith The Scriptures? Must There Be a Pre-Tribulational Rapture? --Proving pretrib in 2 Thess 2, without acknowledging that apostasia means departure.
  • Book: "The Great American Lie" by Rick Thorne, a pretrib rapture believer (available at amazon.com, you can search by book title or  ISBN 0-937327-00-X) This book covers Government and Business Conspiracies, the New World Order, Who are the International Bankers, Freemasonry, The Illuminati, the Occult, Humanity's legal Rights, Kennedy Murder, Why people are being Microchipped, The Protocols Of The Wise Men Of Zion, What happens when draw our last breath here on planet earth, Signs of The End Times, and the pretribulation rapture.  TWO THIRDS OF THE BOOK IS CONSPIRACY CONCERNING THE INTERNATIONAL BANKERS (ILLUMINATI) AND THE REST OF THE BOOK IS PROPHECY AND SALVATION.
    The "Baptist version" of the Pretrib rapture is different than what I see in the Bible, and is different than what I teach.  I believe their vision is most distorted and darkened by the "once saved always saved" doctrine which is a heresy.  I think most of the most popular rapture teachers are in this camp: Scofield, John Walvoord, Hal Lindsey, Jack Van Impe, Tim LaHaye, and the Dallas Theological Seminary.  They typically deny that the rapture is taught in Matt 24-25; denying that the parable of the ten virgins of Matt 25:1-3 is the rapture.  They usually focus on the difference between Israel and the Church.  They teach "dispensationalism".  They teach against a "partial rapture" which I believe in.  They usually don't think the Feasts of the Lord, or the Feast of Trumpets teaches about the rapture, and they believe in "imminency" instead.  I have identified several major PRETRIB ERRORS they teach about the pretribulation rapture that primarily stem from this doctrinal group.  I believe that Calvary Chapel also teaches the rapture from this viewpoint, since their textbook for teaching the rapture is John Walvoord's book.   I think (not exactly sure) that the authors below typically teach something similar to the errors contained in the paragraph above.
  • EndTime Bible Prophecy This site quotes many key scriptures in full.  He presents 20 PROPHETIC SIGNS THAT WE ARE IN THE END TIMES. I disagree with the "at any moment" rapture he presents.  I believe all the verses which imply a type of unknown time day or hour refer to the groom coming for his bride according to the Wedding, and to the unknown day of the Feast of Trumpets.  I believe God acts at "appointed times", and that we will not be in darkness as to the appointed time of the rapture if we examine and study the Feast of Trumpets and the Wedding of the Messiah.
  • Jack Van Impe Ministries International
  • The Left Behind Series (Tim LaHaye) see also Tim LaHaye Ministries / Pre Trib Study Group
  • Pre-Trib Perspectives or Here Pre-Trib Research Study Group (Dr. Tommy Ice)
  • Chapter 4 of The Great Dream by "US" (1John 4:6) (Part 2 includes history on the origin of the Pre Tribulation Rapture.) Unfortunately, he believes and teaches OSAS.
  • Prophecy Central @ Bible-Prophecy.com: The Rapture (Ron Graff)
  • Harpazo.net Pre...Mid...Post...or all of the above? (Ron Graff)
  • The Imminent Pre-Trib Coming Of Christ  Dr. Ken Johnson
  • When Will the Rapture Be?  (John Fok) dispensationalism
  • Four Views of End-Time Prophecy (Matthew McGee)
  • THE RAPTURE: A Timely Question! (Robert J. Sargent)
  • Bible Prophecy & the Rapture Report! (Alan Yusko) Large website, many files.
  • The Rapture: When? (David R. Reagan) Lamb & Lion ministries
  • The Tribulation and the Church (Chuck Smith)
  • 16 Proofs for a Pre-Tribulation Rapture Cornerstone Church, Garden City, Kansas


  • Anti - "Pretribulation Rapture" links:
    Will Christians Go Through the Great Tribulation?
    Is the Next Great Prophetic Event the Rapture of the Saints?
     

    Short Rapture pages
    The Rapture Question (Friends of Israel) provides a summary of the various views.
     



    Church organizations that hold to the pretribulation rapture: (This in not intended to be a comprehensive list, but are only a few Church organizations (not individual ministries)  (17,000 webpages under "statement of faith rapture")
    Assemblies of God
    The Associated Gospel Churches Policy Statement on Pretribulation Rapture
    The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada
    Calvary Chapel in Hendersonville
    Associated Gospel Churches
    UIM International
    Fundamental Evangelistic Association
    Michigan Theological Seminary
    Dallas Theological Seminary
    Tyndale Theological Seminary
    Louisiana Baptist Seminary
    Gloryland Baptist Church
    Maranatha Baptist Bible College
    Independant Baptist International Ministries


    These web sites have greatly honored my work and studies by featuring it at their websites or giving this website a prominant link:
    http://www.raptureready.com (Todd Strandberg)
    http://members.tripod.co.uk/comingjesus/mindex.htm --This site sends me a lot of visitors (likke Todd does).  They are even in another language!
    http://pub31.ezboard.com/bmessianicrabbiwarwarning (Ray Lambert)
    http://members.tripod.com/~witness_stand/wstand.htm
    http://www.angelfire.com/or/jesus/LinksPage.html
    http://www.geocities.com/raptureapologetics/LinksPage.html
    http://www.simplylearningoneonone.com/
    http://meltingpot.fortunecity.com/chicon/321/mark_of_the_beast.htm --here's a website that teaches against thee pretribulation rapture, yet implores his visitors to view my mark of the beast page. (Of course, not all my links on the topic of the mark of the beast support the pretribulation rapture, either.  Odd how that works out.)

    To see how Bible Prophecy will be fulfilled in the future, study how Bible Prophecy was fullfilled in the past.

    1. Over 300 Prophecies from the Hebrew Scriptures Reveal Messiah
    2. 324 Messianic Prophecies

    3. 70 Prophesies of Yeshuah's first coming

    Other Websites not on the topic of the rapture, but worthy of a link:

    Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership
    "Once Saved, Always Saved" IS WRONG
    ETERNAL JUSTICE:  Death and Judgment  in the Bible --Free Online Book: "immortal soul" & "forever suffering" doctrines are WRONG.



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