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RAPTURE

-return of Jesus
-fulfilment of scripture that says God will deliver His people

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PRE-TRIBULATION

-When God's wrath will fall upon the earth
-Judgment time
-Pre-trib is the belief that Christians will be taken away before the 7 years of tribulation, then will appear at the judgment seat of Christ

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MID-TRIBULATION

-Belief that the church is raptured midway through the rapture

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POST-TRIBULATION

-Belief that the church is raptured after the 7 year wrath of God

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ARMAGEDDON

-Hebrew word
-Gathering site for armies during end times

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PRE-MILLENIALISM

-Belief that 1000 year reign of Jesus is a literal 1000 year reign that will take place after the 7 year tribulation

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POST-MILLENIALISM

-The belief that the kingdom of God is a present reality
-all nations are converted to Christianity
-1000 years of peace will take place before the return of Jesus Christ

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AMILLENIALISM

-Belief that there is no millennium on earth
-it is a spiritual thing that is happening here on earth now and in churches
-Belief that God's promise to Israel was conditional - and not met due to a lack of obedience to Him

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GREAT WHITE THRONE

-Final judgment
-when the book of life is opened, and the dead are judged
-after the millenium, names not found in the book of life are thrown into the lake of fire

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ESCHATOLOGICAL

-Noun meaning end, purpose, or tax
-used to describe the end times

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DISPENSATIONALISM

-Consistent literal interpretation of scripture
-deliverance of Israel is to be taken exactly how it was written
-"Staying accountable to original scriptures

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APOCALYPSE (apokalupsis)

-noun meaning uncovering
-describing revelation of Jesus Christ, and the events to follow His return to earth

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COMING (parousia)

-noun meaning arrival
-coming back of Jesus

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CAUGHT (harpazo)

-greek word to 'snatch away'
-fulfilment of something
-deceitful term of something being fulfilled by someone who has poor motives

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Present state of the dead

-At death, the souls of believers pass immediately into presence of Christ, and remain in constant bliss until the resurrection of the glorified body.
-Remain after death conscious of condemnation until the final body resurrection and judgment of the unjust

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Second coming of Christ

-return of Christ to earth in power and great glory will conclude the great tribulation with the victory at Armageddon, the defeat of Antichrist and the binding of Satan.
-Christ introduces the millennial age
-Bring whole world to the knowledge of God

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Eternal state of righteous

-Righteous will share the glory of God in the new heaven and the new earth for eternity