Posts Tagged: Antiochus Epiphanes

More Tisha B’Av Rapture Thoughts

The potential for the Rapture of the church to occur on the Jewish day of mourning known as Tisha B’Av has become a topic of much interest lately among pre-Trib Rapture adherents.  After reading a couple of well-written discussions on this subject, I figured I might as well accept the challenge and weigh in since I have a different perspective.

Isaiah 28:15 – A Covenant With Death

Most people who follow Bible prophecy are aware that the trigger for the beginning of the 7-year Tribulation is the covenant that Antichrist confirms between Israel and an entity described as the “many.”  We famously see this in Daniel 9:27: And he shall make a strong covenant with many for one week, and for half…

Mark 13:19 – In Those Days

The disciples must have been astounded at what Jesus told them during what we know as the Olivet Discourse.  They had exclaimed about the grandeur of the temple, and He told them it would be completely destroyed.  They asked when that would happen and what the sign indicating the temple’s destruction would be, and He…