The Decimation 6
The Great Tribulation pertains to Israel and not the Church
Proponents: Preterists, Pre-Tribers, Mid-Tribers and any who support Post-Tribulation doctrines. The A-Millennial viewpoint ignores the above proposition considering it moot.
According to proponents the Body of Christ (the Church) will not be subject to the Tribulation Period because the “Church” is exempt from the Judgment rendered during the Great Tribulation and this Judgment because it is the Wrath of God (1 Thessalonians 5:9).
Proponents consent to the idea the Body of Christ took over where Israel failed God in His plans for humanity; therefore, it is Israel and not the Body of Christ who is subject to the coming Wrath of God (which is taught to take place during the Great Tribulation). The Saints are anticipated to be exempt because the Body of Christ has been set free from the Laws of Sin and Death and Israel has not accepted Christ’s sacrifice for sin. Continue reading