It’s become commonplace for a flurry of articles and discussions about ‘End Times Prophecies’ to surface in Christian circles around the time of the Autumn Feasts.
Frequently these relate to ‘The Rapture’ – a subject about which there is not a little contention. Indeed, such pieces appeared in a number of online publications in the run-up to Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot this year. On this “Rapture” I have my own thoughts.
But it is a related issue – tied to specific interpretations of this “Rapture” – that particularly, and very deeply, disturbs me.
This Elephant is in the room at a great many prophecy conferences and in End Times teachings in churches and across the internet. But while it is held to, it is not so frequently unpacked or even alluded to – especially by those of us burnishing our pro-Israel credentials. And it is a question I feel compelled to drive into the ears of the Christians who hail from ‘my stable’ (Evangelicals who say they love Israel); specifically, those presenting themselves as prophecy experts.
The question is – in...
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