Powered by 4 - July 7, 2011

 

Million Dollar Question

today's reading.
Matthew 24:3-51    As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, "Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?"...
Matthew 24:3-51

think about it.
What do the disciples ask for (24:3)? Pull out some warning Jesus gives. What encouragement does He also give (4:13-14,45-47)? What are you doing to be faithful and ready?

the blog.
We're looking to Matthew 24:3-51 today to find out a little more about end times and the future. I found it interesting (and kind of comforting), to see that the disciples were asking Jesus the same question we ask today: "What will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?" (verse 3). Jesus responds by giving them (and us) quite a bit of information—warnings, examples, instruction. And part of this information is that no one will know. "But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only" (verse 36). 

So how can we use Matthew 24:3-51 to help us live out our lives in the here and now? Tami W.

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