The Olivet Discourse: 02 – The Destruction of the Temple Foretold

Continuing from the previous post, there are things to keep in mind. The first is the perspective of the author and the ideas he chooses to convey. Here is the foundation text beginning with the account in Matthew. Jesus departed from the temple and was leaving when His disciples came to show Him the temple …

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The Olivet Discourse: Introduction

This is an introduction to my own attempt to discover the similarities and distinctions of the presentation of the Olivet Discourse (first post) as given in the synoptic gospels. The Synoptic Gospels are Matthew, Mark, and Luke, as they present themselves similarly in the things they record of Jesus' ministry on Earth. The first thing …

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Men Fainting from Fear and Expectation

“There will be signs in the sun and the moon and the stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea and the waves roaring; men fainting from fear and expectation of what is coming on the inhabited earth. For the powers of heaven will be shaken. Then they will see the …

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I Am the Lord, I Will not Share my Glory with Another

I am the Lord, that is My name;and My glory I will not give to another,nor My praise to graven images.See, the former things have come to pass,and new things I declare;before they spring forthI tell you of them.Isaiah 42:8–9 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Here is God telling …

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