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  • proper noun Christianity A relatively short period of time before the second coming where believers will experience worldwide persecution and be purified and strengthened by it.

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Examples

  • Do you pray for more Jewish 'Tribulation' - purity through persecution to speed up the return of the Messiah?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • This brilliant insight evokes no fewer than two books of which I am author or co-author: one, a recently-digitally-published parody of the titanic Ayn Rand monstrosity, and the other, a more-timely-than-ever post-apocalyptic investment guide for those of us who, come May 21, will not have the pleasure of being swept up to Heaven prior to the onset of the seven years of literally hell on earth known as The Tribulation.

    Ellis Weiner: Rapture And Rand: Peas In A Pod

  • This brilliant insight evokes no fewer than two books of which I am author or co-author: one, a recently-digitally-published parody of the titanic Ayn Rand monstrosity, and the other, a more-timely-than-ever post-apocalyptic investment guide for those of us who, come May 21, will not have the pleasure of being swept up to Heaven prior to the onset of the seven years of literally hell on earth known as The Tribulation.

    Ellis Weiner: Rapture And Rand: Peas In A Pod

  • And they do this, despite knowing full well that all Republican-evangelical Christian affection for Israel is based strictly on the Promised Land's utility as a Biblical prerequisite for the rise of the Antichrist, the seven-year revenge-fantasy orgy of genocide and annihilation known as the Tribulation, and the "Glorious Appearing" of Jesus in His Second Coming.

    Ellis Weiner: My Love Affair With Hate Mail

  • Tribulation is the necessary precursor of the kingdom, "therefore" the "is prefixed.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The so-called Tribulation is now coming to an end, not starting, and the three faiths of Abraham have all been deceived by Rome during the previous age, which ended in year 2000 5760.

    Armageddon, Not! Eat your Bibles, pay as you go.

  • The antichrist will have seven years of unfettered rule called the Tribulation, and then Jesus will come back, kick his ass, nuke the Earth from orbit and build a new Heaven and Earth, forever and ever, amen.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • The antichrist will have seven years of unfettered rule called the Tribulation, and then Jesus will come back, kick his ass, nuke the Earth from orbit and build a new Heaven and Earth, forever and ever, amen.

    A telling remark.

  • Tribulation, which is the central subject of the Apocalypse.

    Commentary on Revelation

  • This brilliant insight evokes no fewer than two books of which I am author or co-author: one, a recently-digitally-published parody of the titanic Ayn Rand monstrosity, and the other, a more-timely-than-ever post-apocalyptic investment guide for those of us who, come May 21, will not have the pleasure of being swept up to Heaven prior to the onset of the seven years of literally hell on earth known as The Tribulation.

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