December 1, 2014
Many of those who deny the doctrine of the Rapture of the church smugly say the word rapture doesn't even appear in the Bible. And, to a degree, this is true. Unless you have a Latin Bible, and then everything changes. You see, the Greek word translated rapture in Latin is harpazo and means: "to seize upon, to snatch away, to draw away, to carry off, to catch up, to receive, to pluck out, to rescue, to forcefully take away."
Rapture is the Latin form of harpazo and is found in the Vulgate which was translated by Jerome in the late 4th century and in the 16th century became the official Bible of the Catholic church.
Do you have questions about the coming rapture (harpazo) of the church? Good. Then keep listening.
The following is a study on the rapture of the church.