Repent the End of the World is Near! Source: ToonFever – Cartoons by Tim Walburg
In 1830 there was a prophecy by Margaret MacDonald from Port Glasgow, proclaiming the Church need not fear the Great Tribulation for it would be ‘raptured’ prior to it. This prophecy became a worldwide theory promoted by Edward Irving and followed by J N Darby of the Plymouth Brethren. The teaching that there are two-second comings, the secret rapture of the Church followed by Jesus’ return seven years later. C I Scofield propagated this doctrine by adding notes on the subject to his Reference Bible.
The Rapture Doctrine was not taught in the Church until the 19th century. In my opinion there will not be a physical Rapture. Read More>>