Passage: Revelation
Although the word “rapture” does not occur in the Book of Revelation or anywhere else in the English Bible, it is a transliteration of the Latin word used in I Thessalonians 4:17 that translates the Greek word harpazo...
As we examine the content of many web sites concerning this question, we are keenly aware that good Bible students and scholars alike are not comfortable with such a theological position. One of the basic issues involved in this discussion is the nature and identity of Israel herself. THE MEANING AND PURPOSE OF THE NATION OF ISRAEL