Posts Tagged ‘Signs of the age’

Luke 21:5-9 Don’t Be Fooled or Afraid

God’s counting down but He is NOT hiding His eyes!

We are leaving Jerusalem with Jesus and His disciples. Jesus has been debating with the religious leaders in the temple for quite some time. He won every one of those debates, naturally. While walking away from town, Jesus attention is drawn back to the temple by one of His disciples.

We heard this story in Matthew and Mark’s gospel accounts but, because of how the headings are placed in my ESV bible, we only looked at the actual scriptures about the destruction of the temple. Matthew and Mark put the next remarks on the side of the Mount of Olives. Luke doesn’t give that location clarification so the destruction and the first “when” and “how will we know” questions fall in our reading today. That is where I want to focus our discussion today. Read more »