Thread: Rapture
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Old 04-14-2008, 08:06 PM
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No one is part of the church until they get saved. The church age is only a set time in God's program. There are and will be many people saved who will not be part of the church.

Unbelieving Israel can't be regarded as God's people. You have to be saved to have that status. I do believe God is preserving and watching over the state of Israel and has great plans for the Jews, many yet to be saved as the end times unfold, but I can't split up the categories of saints as you do.
You lost me a bit here - God Himself makes a dictinction between the church and Israel.

1 Corinthians 10:32 Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God: