Arguments in favor of the rapture depend heavily on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18. In this video, Dr. Matt O’Reilly provides three reasons we should not read the rapture into this key text.
Watch this to find out why it’s good to be left behind.
For more on problems with the rapture, read You WANT to be ‘Left Behind’ by JM Smith:
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Dr. Matt O’Reilly is pastor of Hope Hull United Methodist Church near Montgomery, AL, a fellow of the Center for Pastor Theologians, and Adjunct Professor of New Testament and Pastoral Ministry at Wesley Biblical Seminary.