2019-May June

In the Beginning

Our Lord’s Great Prophecy May/ June 2019 Listen to audio  Our Lord’s Great Prophecy in Matthew 24-25 prophesies events from the harvest of the Jewish Age to the harvest of the Gospel Age, and the eighteen centuries between. First, we examine the six sections of chapter 24 in separate articles to find instructions for our day. The articles note parallels between the ending of the Jewish Age and the ending of the Gospel Age. Each section of Matthew 24 is accompanied by []

The Disciples’ Questions

Matthew 24:1-3 “When shall these things be?” (Matthew 24:3). by Todd Alexander Listen to audio Jesus’ disciples engaged him with three specific questions about his prophecy of the destruction of the Temple. Jesus surely relished their curiosity and their great faith! Their questions may be summarized as: (1) When will it happen? (answered in verse 15) $ (2) How will we know when you are here? (answered in verse 21) $ (3) How will we know when the age will end? (answered []

Things to Happen Before “the End”

Matthew 24:4-14 “But if you keep on being faithful right to the end, you will be saved” (Matthew 24:13 CEV). by Thomas Gilbert Listen to audio Our Lord’s Great Prophecy in Matthew 24 is part of one of Jesus’ longest discourses. In the first 11 verses of this prophecy, Jesus explains the events, deceptions, and persecutions his disciples will witness and experience in the time between his impending departure and his promised return — the presence, or parousia, about which they inquired. []

Instructions to Flee

Matthew 24:15-28 “Depart ye, depart ye, go ye out from thence, touch no unclean thing; go ye out of the midst of her; cleanse yourselves, ye that bear the vessels of Jehovah” (Isaiah 52:11 ASV). by Harry Wildblood Listen to audio The Lord’s Great Prophecy is one of the most insightful lessons given by Jesus during his earthly ministry. It was given in the final few days of his life among a series of events which judged the nation, taught the people, []