In the video below at 24:25, pastor J. D. Farag claims that since the Geneva Bible renders the Greek word apostasia as “departure” then that is proof that it is referring to “the rapture.” This is not only wrong on his part but it is a blunder. Some pretribulationists, such as Thomas Ice and Andy […]
A Response to Thomas Ice on the Latin Vulgate in 2 Thessalonians 2:3: ‘Rapture’ or ‘Apostasy’?
(This is a guest post by Dr. Dean Furlong) Latin Vulgate: “ne quis vos seducat ullo modo quoniam nisi venerit discessio primum et revelatus fuerit homo peccati filius perditionis” (2 Thess 2:3) I want to thank Dr. Alan Kurschner for inviting me to write a guest post on Jerome’s translation of the Greek word apostasia […]
VIDEO: The Greek Grammar in 2 Thess 2:3 Disproves the Pretribulation Rapture View
2 Thessalonians 2 has has been a nemesis for pretribulationism. This biblical passage has convinced more ex-pretribulationists that their pretrib theology is wrong than any other Bible passage. The reason for this is straightforward: The fundamental premise of pretribulationism is that there cannot be any prophesied events that will take place before the rapture, and […]