First the Antichrist : A Book for Lay
Christians Approaching the Third Millennium|
by Robert Horton Gundry, Bob Gundry.
History established the pattern through world floods,
Egyptian plagues, tribulations of all kinds. God leads his
people through life's disasters, not around them. First The
Antichrist rejects the pretribulation rapture scenario that
God will open an escape route so Christians will be
spared persecution. Rather, in a complex chain of events
Christ will gather the church out of the world only after
seven years of intense suffering, when Christ returns to rule.