Yet, when one searches prophecies of Matthew 24 and Mark 13 this language is missing. A new day with love for all mankind 42A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amount to a cent. THE BAD NEWS FOR ALL WHO While He makes no comment pro or con, the clinking of the shekels which could be heard by all when the rich cast their many coins into the coffers reminds one of  His Sermon on the Mount in which He contrasted radical righteousness with rotten righteousness. Used only 3 times in the NT - Mt 16:18, Lk 21:36. Adding to this concept is the idea of “birth pains,” which begin some time before an actual birth. Jerusalem has been destroyed completely at least twice, besieged twenty-three times, attacked an additional fifty-two times, and captured and recaptured forty-four times. ", Lk. Sign (4592)(semeion  from sema = sign) is something that serves as a pointer to aid perception or insight. In other words there is a near fulfillment in 70 A D and there will be a final fulfillment at the end of this age immediately preceding Jesus' Second Coming. Times (opportunities) (2540)(kairos) means a point of time or period of time, time, period, frequently with the implication of being especially fit for something and without emphasis on precise chronology. The fact that it consisted of two tiny coins—a fact which is obscured by our careless referral to "the widow's mite"—is full of significance. Every Christian should be able to give a reasoned defense of his hope in Christ, especially in hopeless situations. Luke (Lk 21:7) and Mark (Mk 13:4) are almost identical and want to know the "when." He died singing a hymn as the flames engulfed his body. ‘... for as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth’ (v. 35). A sign is an object, quality, or event whose presence or occurrence indicates the probable presence or occurrence of something else. A season. 11:4; 2 Ki. There’s no point in saying they are going to be Christ-rejecters until the end, or there are going to be evil people until the end. Drunkenness (3178)(methe) is a noun which means strong or potent drink and then describes the state of intentional and habitual intoxication. Clearly the context is the unknown day of His glorious return (Mt 24:30+, Lk 21:27+). It describes drunken behavior without moral restraint. This is what I expect of you men. 1. korbán is the loanword from the Hebrew. Click here and scroll down to readThayer's full discussion of eimi. Two promises are given to those who faithfully persevere. (cf 2 Cor 6:2). 14:5; 2 Ki. It will come upon all those who dwell on the face of all the earth - "It" is the DAY of Jesus' return and "It" will be like a trap to earth dwellers. A very sad scenario! Woe (Alas! 19:10; Jdg. To betray means to to hand over, to expose or deliver to an enemy by treachery, And they will put some of you to death - As with Jesus, so it will be that some of His disciples would  "follow in His steps" (1 Pe 2:21-note). Wrath (3709)(orge from orgaô = to teem, to swell) conveys the picture of a swelling which eventually bursts, and thus describes an anger that proceeds from one's settled nature. Throughout the millennia, many godly souls have arisen early in the morning to meet with the Lord - Abraham in Ge 19:27,  Job in Job 1:5, Jacob in Ge 28:18, Moses in Ex 34:4, Hannah and Elkanah in 1 Sa 1:19, David in Ps 5:3. (New American Commentary – Volume 24: Luke). For that day will come upon everyone living on the earth. And to tell Him how I love Him, Prophecy, Bible teaching about the future or about the end, is never merely speculative in the Bible. (Explanatory Notes upon the New Testament). Judas pictures one who failed. A seismos also occurs in connection with significant events such as the death of Jesus (Mt 27:54) and his resurrection (Mt 28:2). From a quick overview, it should be obvious that these two passages have more differences than similarities. Have you allowed the world to weigh you down and cause you to take your eyes off His return? Steven Cole - According to a survey published by U.S. News and World Report in late 1997, two-thirds of American adults believe that Jesus someday will return to Earth. Luke uses the phrase "the days will come" (or "are coming") to refer to a future event within world history (Luke 5:35; 17:22; 19:43, 23:29). - Augustine, In the first advent God veiled his divinity to prove the faithful; in the second advent he will manifest his glory to reward their faith. Life is total chaos. From passages like this some have taken Jesus to mean that the church (Ed: Note Jesus was not addressing the church but Jews! By your endurance you will gain your lives - Jesus is giving the disciples an encouragement that they will endure, that even if they are killed, they will still "gain your lives." There is no other explanation. For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing; 16 to the one an aroma from death to death, to the other an aroma from life to life. Abraham was the father of the faithful — and yet through unbelief he said falsely that Sarah was his sister. The wealthy aristocrats were easily threatened by the fear of slave revolt and, feared that Christians were fomenting this revolt, particularly because Christians taught that there’s neither bond nor free in Christ (Gal 3:28, Col 3:11). 14:11; 2 Chr. 5:24; Jn. And they asked him, saying, Master, but when shall these things be? As he was about to be burned at the stake, the Czech reformer John Hus confidently proclaimed. John Morison - Early prayers are undisturbed by the agitating cares of life, and resemble the sweet melody of those birds which sing loudest and sweetest when fewest cars are open to listen to them. (NICNT-Mark). When a disciple suffers persecution, even death through wicked men, let him not think that God has forgotten him—he is in God's care and keeping to the last hair of his head. Luke 16:17; “But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one stroke of a letter of the Law to fail. Just make sure it is because of His Name's sake, not because of some fleshly reaction, etc. These things have been going on throughout the history of the world." He will come to destroy the beast and his armies, to put an end to Gentile rule and dominion over Israel and Jerusalem, to deliver the oppressed and set the captives free. Now jumped from 251 A.D. to A.D. 303. But the terrible events that happened in A.D. 70 were just a portent of the events that will lead up to the second coming of Christ and the final judgment. If nothing else pausing to ask and answer the question slows you down and keeps you from falling into one of two traps - speed reading the Scripture and/or reading with your eyes but without really engaging your mind and heart. The actions of this poor widow are not to be seen as a “requirement” to get right with God. Old Testament Theology 10+The Whole Pentateuch 34+ Post-Exile. Leading an ox or donkey to water (Lk 13:15). (The Gospel of Mark- An Expositional Commentary). 13:13; 1 Cor. She (not the religious leaders) was living out the Shema, loving God with all she was and had." Then we find the meaning “to enclose” or “to lock up,” e.g., an army behind walls, or a prisoner, and once for holding one’s breath. But the relevant Talmudic passage does not say that a gift of one lepton is forbidden. or "It shall be to you for a witness." Alternatively, MacArthur interprets it as the generation which would be alive at His Second Coming, an interpretation with which would not strongly disagree. (Mt 3:12) But UNTIL that day, it is still the day of salvation for all who would believe! Oinophlygia, which is translated as "excess of wine" in the Authorized Version, occurs in the New Testament only in 1 Peter 4:3 and never in the Septuagint, though oinophlygein is used in Deuteronomy 21:20 and Isaiah 56:12. (Jn 15:20) So even as Jesus was led away to Caiaphas (Mt 26:57), so too His disciples would be brought before the authorities. Compare Luke 21:15-note - How will Jesus give utterance and wisdom? 18:2; Jdg. The next verse describes the effect of their inner dismay and perplexity -- fainting because of the overwhelming evidence that God is once and for all bringing divine destruction to this world! Even in his own day, when he so spoke that his servants expected him to come at once, yet he also added words from which they might fairly judge that he would not come directly. Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what ye shall answer: For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist. Our do’s and don’ts list didn’t keep us from loving the Lord and other people. Not so with the Abomination of Desolation, which is clear, visible and unmistakable (to those who read the Scripture literally!) Hallelujah! Some have used Luke's account of the Lord's teaching to interpret Matt 24, but there is nothing in Matthew that can rightly be given a "near" interpretation. ", What they are to see: The dead shall be raised. Look at Rev 8:3-13-note, 3 Another angel came and stood at the altar, holding a golden censer; and much incense was given to him, so that he might add it to the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar which was before the throne. The watch straps were not genuine leather but “genuine lizard,” and on the back of the cases were the words “Swiss base metal.”. (Ref). In the following chart, the points of difference between Luke 21 and Matthew 24 are highlighted in bold green font in the Luke 21:19-24 column. They could have met the Lord anytime if the Rapture occurred during their lifetime. She has been judged by worldly wisdom which declares that she should have kept the money for her support, and that, as far as the Temple was concerned, her gift amounted to nothing. It is unlikely that such an improbable meaning for the noun would have been suggested at all without the constraint of apologetic embarrassment!" Search a pre-defined list. Its vast treasure of gold melted in the flames. The brilliant white walls with gold trim dazzled in the morning sun. And while some were talking about the temple - Matthew has "Jesus came out from the temple and was going away when His disciples came up to point out the temple buildings to Him." 19:39; Jn. Watching what people do can be very entertaining. And among those martyred at that time was a man named Antipas, a faithful pastor. 2. korbán in the OT and Later Judaism. It is easy to think of major wars as indicative of the fact that we are at the end of the age. It is always practical. Happy will they be in that day — who have fled beforehand from the wrath to come, and been washed in the blood of the Lamb! Neither are we sure of enough life to justify us in procrastinating for a moment. It means to repay harm with harm on assumption that initial harm was unjustified and that retribution is therefore called for. That is to say, it was completely set apart from all ordinary purposes and usages and became the property of God. Note Luke's play on words loimos and limos which are pronounced alike in the Koiné Greek. KJV Luke 21:21 Then let them which are in Judaea flee to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it depart out; and let not them that are in the countries enter thereinto. Weighed down (916)(bareo from baros = weight, heaviness, figuratively a burden as in Gal 6:2) means to lay on a heavy load; to encumber with weight, to weigh down, to burden. 16:12; Deut. In other words, as you compare Lk 19:45-46-note, Lk 21:1-4 and Lk 21:5-36, it is as if Jesus is moving from outer portion of the temple complex inward. So Christians could not really engage in the activities of the culture and were completely counter-culture because their conscience restrained them.... Proclaim the One who is coming to this world. Temporarily, the city was no longer surrounded by the armies, so every single Jewish believer was able to leave Jerusalem. For many Jews of that day, the temple had become an idol – it began to mean more to the people than God Himself did. (cf Ro. It is likely that the Shekinah glory will be involved, as the unveiled Christ Jesus makes His appearance. - C. H. Spurgeon, The fact that Jesus Christ is to come again is not a reason for star-gazing, but for working in the power of the Holy Ghost. for the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour what you ought to say.”, I will give you utterance and wisdom - "I" or "ego" is first in the Greek to emphasize that "I Myself" will take care of you! Christ’s second coming is as certain as His first. But keep on the alert at all times - Why "all times"? In short it refers to a speech given in defense. KJV Luke 21:9  But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end is not by and by. Amen." Nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom - The idea of will rise is to rise up in arms against another nation. This is a singularly solemn picture. But it is very questionable that the Greek term genea can have this meaning… (2) Generation might mean "this type of generation" and refer to the generation of wicked humanity… (3) generation may refer to "the generation that sees the signs of the end" (Mt 24:30), who will also see the end itself. 5 Then the angel took the censer and filled it with the fire of the altar, and threw it to the earth; and there followed peals of thunder and sounds and flashes of lightning and an earthquake. One notable example of Christian martyrdom in that time is Polycarp, the aged bishop at the church at Smyrna, around 160 A.D. The reader of the Gospel would naturally understand the phrase to have the same connotation in Matthew 24:34. Abraham Abulafia was active in Sicily in the 13th century and was followed in Spain by his disciples, Samuel and Abraham. 7:11; Jer. Birth pangs were in fact a common Jewish metaphor to refer to an indeterminate period of distress leading up to the end of this age (e.g., 1 Enoch 62:4; 2 Esdr 4:42; Tg. He could hardly judge the nations and put His enemies under His feet if they had already been eradicated." Oh, that he would fold up the heavens as a cloak, and shovel time and days out of the way! The tragedy of course is that if they had chosen to run to Jesus, they would find comfort not just in time but in eternity! Nehemiah 13:15 In those days I saw in Judah some who were treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sacks of grain and loading them on donkeys, as well as wine, grapes, figs, and all kinds of loads, and they brought them into Jerusalem on the sabbath day. I hope you are as convicted as I am! . (Pr 4:23-note) Are you watching over your heart with diligence? MacArthur feels Luke 21:1-4 is a continuation of the theme of judgment begun in Lk 20:47-note (and the parallel diatribe against the Scribes and Pharisees in Mt 23:1-36) which continues into the pericope in Lk 21:5-36. For money left over for leper sacrifices. 21:36; Lk. “The things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.”. Mark 13:5-6 And Jesus began to say to them, “See to it (present imperative) that no one misleads you. Peter pictures one who lapsed but whose commitment was real. Yet what can I give Him—give my heart. Voltaire was so self deceived and arrogant that he once boasted that within "twenty years Christianity will be no more. His edict ran counter to the word of Christ who had decreed its utter ruin. 8 But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation. Gain (acquire)(2932)(ktaomai) means procure, obtain or acquire something for oneself. It is a technical term which Josephus explains as referring to advantages that accrue from the dedication of oneself to God (Antiquities 4.72–73). However, most who believe in Christ’s return placed it well beyond their lifetime, with 33 percent saying it will happen more than a few hundred years from now. All uses of apologeomai (most by Luke) - Lk. So the question in Luke is focused on the disciples' concern of when the Temple would be destroyed. (Hebrews 12:21; Matthew 28:4; 2 Corinthians 5:11.). It follows that it would be easy for the populace (including a poor widow) to fall prey to the false teaching of the highly respected religious leaders. GIVING DOES NOT GET ONE INTO HEAVEN!) Wyc., business of this life. The prutah was the smallest coin in use among the Jews: and there is a canon among the rabbins that no person shall put less than two prutahs into the treasury. For believers, it is a steadfastness, especially as God enables us to "remain under" (or endure) whatever challenges, trials, tests, afflictions, etc, He providentially allows in our life. For these things must take place first - What things? It is also true of all earthly buildings and of all earthly things. Bengel remarks that she might have retained one of the two lepta. 11 “He is the STONE WHICH WAS REJECTED by you, THE BUILDERS, but WHICH BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone. Spend consistent time with Jesus. There are 1,845 references to it in the Old Testament, and a total of seventeen Old Testament books give it prominence. Is it truth? Everywhere throughout the Scriptures there is this double message of our Lord, — “Watch, for I may come at any moment. What does the Bible say about perseverance? 13:7; Ps. Enter title, topic, word, or phrase (Powered by Google) Sermons Index | OT Scripture Index | NT Scripture Index | Doctrines of Grace | Prayer | Comfort in Affliction. used it in the sense of “to put (someone) forward” (18.149). One day when Heaven was filled with His praises 26:31; Matt. What the Bible teaches emphasizes the importance of Jesus prediction that ALL things would take place -  "This generation shall not pass away" is difficult and has been interpreted in different ways. Paul's preaching of the gospel had caused people to burn all their idols and shut down the sale of idols. In this passage what is the "opposite" of enduring? When stocks are falling, business declining, competition increasing — Watch! To this people - Which people? The phrase those who dwell upon the earth takes on a soteriological/eschatological meaning in the book of Revelation for it denotes the unsaved at the time of the end who steadfastly continue in their rejection of God. Confess it. Paul uses the verb form (hupomeno) in his last written communication stating "If we endure hupomeno in the present tense = as our general lifestyle, not perfection but our general "direction"), we will also reign with Him; If we deny Him, He also will deny us." But to be a widow in Jesus' day was especially difficult. Is the cry of your heart Maranatha (Come Lord)? The problem this creates is that the Lord said "ALL" would be fulfilled. (Rev 19:15-21-note, cf the Stone - Da 2:34-35-note, Da 2:44-45-note). Akiva's disciple, Yose ben Halaphta, in the Seder 'Olam (chapter 30) called him "bar Koziba" (בר כוזיבא‬), meaning, "son of the lie". Luke 21:27  "Then they will see THE SON OF MAN COMING IN A CLOUD with power and great glory. Now in chapter 24 He announces the overthrow of Jerusalem (Matt. In fact, it is notable that none of the top five Matthew commentaries listed by Tim Challies or Ligonier ministries interpret Jesus' words in Mt 24:15-22 as descriptive of a future event. They would include the cosmic signs of Mt 24:29+ that lead up to His return and yet it is clear that they have not occurred. And there would also be the kind of behavior that went along with their evil idolatry. The Christians allegiance to Christ was....far above their allegiance to Caesar. Theologians call this the perseverance of the saints. KJV Luke 21:37 And in the day time he was teaching in the temple; and at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called the mount of Olives. 5 For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and will mislead many. Its eastern....side was completely covered in gold plating so that it looked like one massive piece of solid gold. Widow (5503)(chera = feminine of cheros = bereft of one's spouse) means bereaved as would be a widow whose husband had died. Does He chastise the rich for not giving all they had, but only giving out of their surplus? Observe that as the early bird gets the worm, so the early prayer is soon refreshed with hope. Vows to God were often consecrated with a gift. 21:17, When we realize we are hated because of His Name, we need to recall Jesus' words He spoke earlier in Luke, “Blessed (makarios = fully satisfied independent of the circumstances) are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man. Specifically on that night, however, the soldiers led Jesus to Caiaphas the high priest. Judges 9:27 And they went out into the field and gathered the grapes of their vineyards and trod them, and held a festival; and they went into the house of their god, and ate and drank and cursed Abimelech. Gilbrant on biotikos - The New Testament meaning of biōtikos is generally that which pertains to earthly life, the affairs of daily life. Great expectations have always been part of the human story. It is the (necessary) consequence of living in a fallen world. (Ibid). 19:7; Neh. To summarize: Another way to look at Luke 21:1-4 is to note what I would call the "spatial context." Teaching (present tense = continually)(1321)(didasko from dáo= know or teach) means to provide instruction or information in a formal or informal setting, passing on information focused on content, with the purpose of discovering truth, in marked contrast to the forums popular among Greeks, where discussion and the bantering about of various ideas and opinions was the primary concern (see Acts 17:21). 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