rapture

Israel and the World

38. The Mystery of God

In this lesson, Dr. Bramson reviews what happens when the nukes go off. What happens to Israel and the world when this occurs? Does the church survive? What exactly happens at the rapture? Moving on, what is the “mystery of God” which is accomplished right before the Second Coming? (Rev10:7) What did John mean when he […]

Israel and the World

29. 666

Does the rapture occur before or after the man of lawlessness is revealed? Based on 2 Thessalonians 2:1-8, many people get confused about which occurs first. Dr. Bramson also reviews how people come to faith in Christ after the rapture. How do they hear about Jesus if the Holy Spirit has left the earth? What […]

Jesus in the Old Testament

122. Ruth: A Love Story Part III

In this final lesson in the Ruth mini-series, Dr. Bramson discusses what a kinsman redeemer is. What does this have to do with Jesus? As it turns out, an understanding of kinsman redeemer is crucial for our understanding of who Jesus is. In addition, Dr. Bramson teaches about the Levirate marriage and the law of redemption. […]

Jesus in the Old Testament

102. The 3-Day Gap, part 2

In this teaching, Dr. Bramson answers the question he raised at the end of the previous teaching (here): Where was Jesus during those 3 days between His death and resurrection? Jesus told the Pharisees he would be in the heart of the earth. Commentators have all kinds of ideas about what this means, but what […]

Jesus in the Old Testament

56. Feasts of the LORD

As Dr. Bramson continues with his series, Jesus in the Old Testament, he examines a passage in the middle of Leviticus that is all about Jesus. Leviticus 23 prescribes the festivals that Israel was to keep, from the selection of a spotless lamb to the Day of Atonement. Some of these festivals have been fulfilled […]

Jesus in the Old Testament

53. Shekinah

While the Israelites were in the desert, how did they know which way to go? Exodus 13 tells us that the Lord led them by a pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night. What is the pillar of cloud? Where else in Scripture do we see a cloud mentioned? Is […]

Chronological End Times

36. Midweek Activities #4—Antichrist

In the first part of this teaching, Dr. Bramson discusses the distorted teachings of Harold Camping who predicted that Jesus would return on May 21, 2011. According to Jesus (Mark 13:32-33), no one knows the day or hour when He will return for his church. So, why would Camping, or anyone, predict Jesus’ return on […]

Chronological End Times

18. The Inner Sanctum

Revelation 4 begins and ends with the word metatouta so it must be important for us to understand this word. After explaining this word and its implications, Dr. Bramson discusses where the rapture takes place, and who John saw when he was taken into heaven. Finally, Dr. Bramson concludes this lesson with analysis of three […]

Chronological End Times

14. So when is the Rapture?

1 Thess 4:16 says “For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.” Many claim that this trumpet is the same trumpet as the one referred to at the end […]

Chronological End Times

13. Is there really a Rapture?

In this lesson, Dr. Bramson considers the claims of many denominations that believe that there is no rapture. What biblical evidence is there to support their view? Looking at the Catholic, a Methodist, Presbyterian and Episcopal denominational view shows a common source to support their position. Dr. Bramson this source critically. Is their Biblical support […]

Chronological End Times

12. What is the Rapture?

“The Rapture should be at the center of our thoughts at all times. If it isn’t then we don’t understand Scripture or we have a problem with our relationship with Christ.” With this opening, Dr. Bramson dives into one of his favorite topics—the Rapture. He wonders why the Rapture isn’t regularly preached. One reason is […]

Chronological End Times

3. 1948 through 2010–Matthew 24

In Matthew 24, the disciples asked Jesus three questions. Dr. Bramson answered their first question in the previous lesson. In this lesson, Dr. Bramson discusses the disciples’ other two questions: “When will the Temple be destroyed?” and “What will be the signs of the Second Coming?” Why is there so much confusion about this passage? […]