Posts Tagged ‘Jesus is true to His word’

Matthew 24:32-35 Lessons from the Fig Tree

Summer is on the way

Summer is on the way

Jesus and His disciples are still on the Mount of Olives. Jesus is also still teaching them about the end of days and what to expect. Today He uses an analogy to describe the signs of His coming. His words are the source of some controversy for us today. What did He really mean? I won’t pretend to have any answers for you, as I am not an expert in end time prophecy. But I will share my opinion, and anything else He puts on my heart today.

The signs that Jesus has been describing to His disciples so far are very disturbing! He has promised earthquakes, famine, wars, torture and death. We see only one two positive signs mentioned in everything He has shared so far. Those two signs outweigh all the negatives, if one is on the right side of them. The positive signs are His gospel being preached to the WHOLE world, and the trumpet of the Lord sounding to bringing His people home. The reward for faithfulness to Him in the midst of all the surrounding trouble is eternal life with Him. Read more »