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Gilbert House Fellowship #97: Matthew 24-25

The destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans in 70AD -- a painting by David Roberts (1796-1849)

The destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans in 70AD — a painting by David Roberts (1796-1849).

MATTHEW 24 and 25 are among the most important chapters in the New Testament. Jesus spells out the future days of vengeance on Israel, the days of Tribulation, and the return of the Messiah to reign on Earth.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #95: Matt 22; Mark 12; Matt 23; Luke 20-21; Mark 13

titus-temple-treasure-webJESUS IS in Jerusalem and, knowing that his time is short, begins to speak of his return, both directly and in parables. We discuss the parable of the wedding feast and what it means that some at the feast will be bound and cast into outer darkness, the abomination that causes desolation (another “already but not yet” fulfillment of prophecy), Jesus’ condemnation of the scribes and Pharisees, and his citation of Psalm 110:1, showing that Messiah is greater than David and not merely a human descendant of Israel’s first great king.

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