Part One: WILL THE RETURN OF CHRIST BE IN TWO STAGES?
The rapture – when? Coming “for” and “with” the saints? Dispensational proof texts examined. Will many be saved after the Lord comes? Will He return “at any moment”? Origin of two-stage theory.
Part Two: THE GREAT TRIBULATION – Future or Fulfilled?
Matthew 24. When shall these things be? Abomination of desolation – is it future? Sun, moon, and stars darkened – common Bible figures of speech. The fig tree – the Jewish nation? “Tribulation” references examined. Jacob’s trouble – future or fulfilled?
Part Three: DANIEL’S SEVENTIETH WEEK – Future or Fulfilled?
The prophecy of Cyrus. Bible chronology. Does a gap follow the 69th week? Is the subject Christ or Antichrist? Will the Antichrist make a covenant with the Jews? Will animal sacrifices be restored?
Part Four: THE ANTICHRIST – Futurist and Fulfilled Views Compared.
The falling away. Daniel’s prophecy – The Little Horn. Paul’s prophecy – The Man of Sin. John’s prophecy – the Antichrist. The Protestant view of the Papacy. Futurism – the counter interpretation.