and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. Your email address will not be published. Serious study of this speech is greatly helped by comparing all three versions. Once this takes place, then the end will come. Critics seize upon this belief to discredit our Savior’s words. 13 This will be your opportunity to bear witness. 13:1 And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!”. Thanks for all the work you did on posting it! 28 Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will gather. “See that no one leads you astray. The setting was the latest occasion of Jesus and His disciples to journey to Jerusalem to worship in the Temple. 3 0 obj There’s no mystery about what the future holds. Sitting upon the mount of Olives facing the Temple. 28 Now when these things begin to take place, straighten up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.”. This view is unsatisfying, as we will see in the days ahead. First published in Tabletalk Magazine, an outreach of Ligonier. 10:39 Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. AND What will be the sign when these things will be fulfilled? An exception can be made for music videos.". The good news that the Lord Jesus has left for believers in this future time of Jacob’s trouble is that “birth pangs” will not hinder the gospel of the Kingdom. I’m going to share it with you for the low low price of… okay sorry no it’s right below no cost but your time. Parallel passages are found in Mark 13:1-37 and Luke 21:5-36. 18 Pray that it may not happen in winter. endobj 12:44 Truly, I say to you, he will set him over all his possessions. However, as they walked with Him up the Mount of Olives, the inner circle of disciples determined they needed clarification, especially concerning the issue of the Temple’s destruction and Jesus’ timetable for these events. One will be taken and the other left. 18 But not a hair of your head will perish. A lesson and a chart are two different things. “See that you are not led astray. 12:35 Stay dressed for action and keep your lamps burning, 12:36 and be like men who are waiting for their master to come home from the wedding feast, so that they may open the door to him at once when he comes and knocks. 12 And brother will deliver brother over to death, and the father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death. 17 You will be hated by all for my name’s sake. 4 0 obj Be Blessed all. 19 For in those days there will be such tribulation as has not been from the beginning of the creation that God created until now, and never will be. 2:16).1. 11 And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray. Dr. Randall Price is a university professor, author, and world-renowned archaeologist. Some argue that these signs will be confined to the Tribulation and will be provided for the benefit of those living during the Tribulation. It is not a commentary on the timing of the seals in Revelation. stream For further discussion see Randall Price, *Free PDF Book Download - What on Earth is God Doing? Not going to discuss your chart, it doesn't even come close to revealing Christ's Olivet Discourse. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven. 46 Blessed is that servant whom his master will find so doing when he comes. 8 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. Are you looking at my chart? There is widespread agreement as to the location of the first four discourses: chapters 5–7 (the first); 10 (the second); 13 (the third); and 18 (the fourth). Not one stone will be left on another that will not be torn down. 1–3) that precipitated the prophetic discourse and describes the signs, or “birth pains” (divine judgments of the first half of the Tribulation, vv. 24:13/10:22b But the one who endures to the end will be saved. <> 17:31 On that day, let the one who is on the housetop, with his goods in the house, not come down to take them away, and likewise let the one who is in the field not turn back. Please note there is a new rule regarding the posting of videos. The disciples had also presumed a connection between the Temple’s destruction and the Messianic advent. Those who advocate this view just argue that most of Matthew 24 is not directly applicable to this event. This excellent article explains why they are wrong. 17:28 Likewise, just as it was in the days of Lot— they were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building, 17:29 but on the day when Lot went out from Sodom, fire and sulfur rained from heaven and destroyed them all—. Enrique_Simonet_-_Flevit_super_illam_1892.jpg. The main advantage of this view is that it takes seriously the time-frame references found in the Olivet Discourse. 17:26 Just as it was in the days of Noah, so will it be in the days of the Son of Man. then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. 31 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. Unless stated otherwise, the text in the left column is from Matthew 24 and the text in the right column is from Luke 21. 29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven. %���� endobj COMPARISON OF CHRIST'S "OLIVET DISCOURSE" AND REVELATION SIX" MATT. Donate Now. Obadiah 19–21Haggai 2:20–23Mark 13:1–8Revelation 22:20. For this reason this global evangel cannot be limited to the first-century Roman Empire. 30 Then will appear in heaven the sign of the Son of Man, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. The chart shows the abomination of desolation verses in the latter days, latter years, end times. These are but the beginning of the birth pains. CF Staff, Angels and Ambassadors; ask that you join us in praying for the world in this difficult time, asking our Holy Father to stop the spread of the virus, and for healing of all affected. 17 And alas for women who are pregnant and for those who are nursing infants in those days! Copy and paste the exact words of Jesus which he referred to. in all its fullness to as many people as possible. The Olivet Discourse is full of what we call “signs of the times” that point to the Lord’s return. The Olivet Discourse or Olivet prophecy is a biblical passage found in the Synoptic Gospels in Matthew 24 and 25, Mark 13, and Luke 21.It is also known as the Little Apocalypse because it includes the use of apocalyptic language, and it includes Jesus' warning to his followers that they will suffer tribulation and persecution before the ultimate triumph of the Kingdom of God. The Olivet Discourse is the last major teaching section of Jesus, that he gave on the Mount of Olives, as recorded in Matthew, Mark, and Luke (Matthew 24:3-25:46; Mark 13:3-37; Luke 21:5-36). The Structure of the Olivet Discourse by Kenneth J. Morgan June 2008 All three synoptic gospels record part of the Olivet discourse of Jesus, but none reproduce the entire discourse. 17:25 But first he must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation. The Olivet Discourse is the name given to the passage containing Jesus' teaching on the Mount of Olives in Matthew 24:1—25:46 (also Mark 13:1-37; Luke 21:5-36). 12:41 Peter said, “Lord, are you telling this parable for us or for all?” 12:42a And the Lord said, 45 Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his master has set over his household, to give them their food at the proper time? 24:1, Mark 13:1, and Luke 21:5. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am he!’ and, ‘The time is at hand!’ Do not go after them. The chart shows where in the past 2000 years, the verses within the Olivet discourse apply. 35 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. Too, the disciples were impressed, as were most in that day, with the Temple’s unrivaled magnificence, which had become a source of national pride: “Some spoke of the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and donations” (Lk. 17:37b “Where the corpse is, there the vultures will gather.”. Indeed, some Jewish sects, such as that at Qumran, expected the Temple to be destroyed because it had an illegitimate priesthood and had been ritually defiled; but the disciples knew Jesus continued to reverence the Temple as His “Father’s house” (Jn. Firs t will come a survey of the Olivet Discourse … The Olivet Discourse is thus a monumental passage for the doctrine of eschatology. Your voice is missing! Much prophetic confusion has resulted from a failure to understand that the Olivet Discourse involves Israel, not the church, and refers to a future (eschatological) age, not the past or present one. Therefore, in verse 3, these disciples privately posed two questions: “‘Tell us, when will these things be? 26 So, if they say to you, ‘Look, he is in the wilderness,’ do not go out. Fix that problem! They (not necessarily disciples?) 20 And if the Lord had not cut short the days, no human being would be saved. Jesus’ instruction to His disciples from the Mount of Olives (Mount Olivet, giving it the name the Olivet Discourse) appears in Matthew 24—25; Mark 13; and Luke 17:20–37. 27 And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. If properly interpreted, the Olivet Discourse enables the church in this age to distinguish itself from national Israel in the Tribulation—the future “time of Jacob’s trouble”—and from the events that will characterize that time immediately preceding Christ’s return to Earth. For the powers of the heavens will be shaken. Matthew 24:1–14 explains the historical setting (vv. “See that no one leads you astray. 10:21 Brother will deliver brother over to death, and the father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death. He is also the founder and president of World of the Bible Ministries ( and has taken more than 100 trips to Israel. x��]Qo�8~���G{+")JT�ȡi��׽�m�á��Vl��������ofHي-ֵ�t$�eY3"�3�|3T/_-��>V����WU� '��}��.����yy���_����yV������Co˲�WW���k���Y��/傅,��I*�"??��Ol~~v}{~v��3�������I!�LI(�D�t�ngp�/6^��ؘ�i���O=���ݾ? 17:23 And they will say to you, ‘Look, there!’ or ‘Look, here!’ Do not go out or follow them. Serious study of this speech is greatly helped 36 But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man. 34 Truly, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place. Unless you are simply sharing music, please post a summary, or the gist, of the video you wish to share. 21: 5–6). This global message, while having the same elements as the gospel of grace, that is, faith in Jesus as Savior, focuses on repentance concerning Messiah’s coming to overthrow the nations and establish the Messianic Kingdom for Israel. This makes the Olivet Discourse fit right in to what Matthew is trying to communicate. Our studies to come will advocate this approach. What will happen when Christ returns to Earth? 30 Truly, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place. 9 And when you hear of wars and tumults, do not be terrified, for these things must first take place, but the end will not be at once.”. and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity because of the roaring of the sea and the waves, 26 people fainting with fear and with foreboding of what is coming on the world. The view we’ve been teaching (Premillennialism) says there will be a literal world leader (antichrist) who is able to establish peace treaty in the Middle East between Israel and her In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”. 23b For there will be great distress upon the earth and wrath against this people.