Monthly Archives: July 2014

Bonus Post: History of the Siege f Jerusalem

The secular historical record contains an account of the siege of Jerusalem that is simply amazing to read in light of our study of Jesus’ prophetic words in Matthew 24. I would strongly encourage anyone following this study to read this … Continue reading

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Wars, famines and earthquakes… Oh my!

Matthew 24:5-15 This passage is a little creepy don’t you think? False messiahs, lies and deceit and then wars, rumors of war… Sounds like our times, oh no what are we going to do? We are going to remember the … Continue reading

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Look for the Sign

Good morning dear reader, and welcome back for another thrill-packed stop on our tour of the Olivet Discourse!  If you read the several posts I wrote recently about Biblical interpretation, then you have probably realized by now that I am … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: July 30, 2014

Remember our old pal Jake the Ox? (An Ox Named Jake June 26, 2014) Well I ran into him again recently, as he and his bro’ were relaxing after a tough morning of irritating their handlers, and here he is chewing … Continue reading

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Is This Difficult, or Is This Simple?

 “Immediately after the distress of those days “‘the sun will be darkened,     and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from the sky,     and the heavenly bodies will be shaken.’  “Then will appear the sign of … Continue reading

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Detective Stories and Working Theories

Well fellow detectives, how did you do? What? You didn’t do your homework?  I’m shocked! When we were together yesterday, your assignment was to look over Matthew 24 and 25 very carefully and look for structural clues that might help … Continue reading

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The Real Question

As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?” Matthew … Continue reading

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