THE TRIBULATION PERIOD
Jesse M. Hendley
After the Rapture, while the Church is in heaven with
the Lord, the Tribulation Period will run its course
on earth. It is the time of earth's greatest agony.
This world has seen some horrible times but nothing
like this, which is ahead.
Daniel writes of it (Daniel 12:1). "There shall be a
time of trouble, such as never was since there was
a nation even to that time."
Jesus our Lord solemnly declared it (Matthew 24:22).
"Then shall be Great Tribulation, such as was not
since the beginning of the world to this time, no,
nor ever shall be. And except those days be
shortened, there should no flesh be saved." It will
be so terrible that if He did not come to cut it
short by His return, not a single human being would
be left alive on the earth!
Surely no one wants to be on earth and experience
this. It is a time when God's wrath is poured out on
unbelieving people who have rejected His son. It is
called "The Time of Jacob's Trouble," the greatest
time of trouble for the people of Israel. It is also
the time of God's wrath poured out upon unbelieving
The expression, "dwellers upon the earth," is used
several times in the Revelation. It means to settle
down on earth and refers to worldlings, content with
earth and time, without God and without hope.
The Tribulation Period will test them (Rev. 3:10).
They kill God's witnesses, whose souls under the
altar of God in heaven cry out for their punishment
An angel flying in the midst of heaven during the
Tribulation will cry out three times of the great woe
coming upon "those dwelling on the earth" (Rev. 8:
Earth-dwellers hate God's people so much that they
will rejoice when the Antichrist kills God's two
witnesses in Jerusalem. They will not permit their
bodies proper burial. In celebration, they will send
gifts to one another because these ...
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