“Rapture” Doctrine Dupes Millions
MEDIA ADVISORY, April 22 / White Horse Media / --
Millions of prophecy-minded Christians contemplating “Earth’s final
days” firmly expect to someday “vanish with a poof” in a mysterious
event called “The Rapture” before things get too crazy and Antichrist
shows up. “We’ll be gone before the Seven-Year Tribulation hits!” they
Does the Bible really
teach this popular theory?
“It’s a false doctrine,” warns TV producer, radio host
and bestselling author of 24 books Steve Wohlberg in his latest work, The Rapture Delusions: Exposing
Dangerous Errors about the End of the World (Destiny Image).
carefully,” notes Wohlberg, “all New Testament verses used to promote
the secret rapture doctrine—1 Thess. 4:17; 1 Cor. 15:52; Matt.
24:40—don’t teach it at all. They really apply to the highly visible,
loud, earthshaking Second Coming of Jesus Christ, and not to the
unbiblical notion of ‘disappearing Christians’ seven years before the
on thirty years of biblical and historical research that has formed the
basis of numerous TV series (End Time Delusions, Antichrist
Chronicles, Time of Trouble Talks), Wohlberg contends:
only is it gross error,” notes Wohlberg, “but it can easily breed
deadly spiritual laziness among those who, assuming they will disappear
before the trouble starts, neglect their personal preparation to stand
for Jesus Christ in the difficult days ahead.”
“Rapture idea” was unknown among Christian theologians for 1800 years
originated “around the year 1830” in England during “a time of
charismatic revival” connected with the London-based ministry of
Presbyterian minister Edward Irving.
was popularized by British theologian John Nelson Darby, further
promoted by the famous Scofield Reference Bible in the early 1900s,
given wings at the Dallas Theological Seminary, and then finally
“brought to the masses” by Hal Lindsey, Jack Van Impe, Tim LaHaye, and
Steve Wohlberg is the speaker/director of White Horse Media (Newport,
WA). TV producer, radio host, and the author of 24 books, he has been a
guest on over 500 radio and television shows, including CNN Radio, USA
Radio Network, Information Radio Network, TBN’s JC-TV, TCT Television Network,
and The Harvest Show. He has appeared in three History Channel
of the Seven Seals; War Scroll: The Armageddon Battle Plan; Apocalypse:
and has also spoken by special invitation inside the Pentagon and U.S.
For more information, see www.nosecretrapture.com.
Contact: Steve Wohlberg, 559-977-9744 (mobile), firstname.lastname@example.org