The Study of Last Things
by James T. Bartsch

Learning about the Future to Live Better Today

"After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands ...." (Rev. 7:9)

Will Anyone Get Saved During the Tribulation?

The answer to that question is a firm YES.

But those who become believers in Jesus Christ during the Tribulation will NOT be part of the Church. The Church (ekklesia, 1577) will have gone to be with Jesus at the Pre-Tribulation Rapture. So if people become believers in Christ during the Tribulation, what is their status? The answer is that they are “Tribulation Saints.”

People who are from among the world’s nations (often called Gentiles) who trust in Jesus during the Tribulation will spend eternity with Jesus and other believers. But they will be much like Old Testament Gentiles of faith before Christ ever came.

Jewish people who become believers in Christ during the Tribulation will be redeemed Israelis. But all who become believers during that time are in the category of “Tribulation Saints.”

Next, let us look at some examples in the following articles.

(Scripture quotations taken from the NASB 1995.)

Endure the Tribulation? Part  4. The promise of 1 Thessalonians 5:1-13
Martyrs seen in the Fifth Seal. Rev. 6:9-11

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Posted March 22, 2021