of the End of the Age
The climax of Man's tenure on earth is here.
We are living in the final years.
[Messiah] was sitting on the Mount of Olives,
the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will
these things happen? What will be the sign of Your coming and of the
end of the age?”
answered them, “Be careful that no one leads you astray!
For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and will
lead many astray.
You will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not
alarmed, for this must happen but it is not yet the end.
For nation will rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom.
And there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.
But all these things are only the beginning of birth pains.
Then they will hand you over to persecution and will kill you. You
will be hated by all the nations because of My name.
And then many will fall away and will betray one another and hate
Many false prophets will arise and lead many astray.
Because lawlessness will multiply, the love of many will grow
But the one who endures to the end will be saved.
This Good News of the kingdom shall be proclaimed in the whole world
as a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will
come. Matthew 24:3 -
The Abomination of Desolation
“So when you see ‘the abomination of
desolation,’ which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet,
standing in the Holy Place (let the reader understand),
then those in Judea must flee to the mountains.
The one on the roof must not go down to take what is in his
and the one in the field must not turn back to get his coat.
Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in
Pray that your escape will not happen in winter, or on
For then there will be great trouble, such as has not happened since
the beginning of the world until now, nor ever will.
And unless those days were cut short, no one would be delivered. But
for the sake of the chosen, those days will be cut short.
“Then if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here’s the Messiah,’ or ‘There
He is,’ do not believe it.
For false messiahs and false prophets will rise up and show great
signs and wonders so as to lead astray, if possible, even the
See, I have told you beforehand.
“So if they say to you, ‘Look, He is in the wilderness,’ do not go
out. Or, ‘Look, He is in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it.
lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so
also will be the coming of the Son of Man.
For wherever the carcass is, there the vultures will
gather. Matthew 24:15 -
The Coming of the Son of Man
“But immediately after the trouble of those days, ‘the sun will be
darkened, and the moon will not give its light and the stars will
fall from heaven and the powers of the heavens will be
the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and then all the
tribes of the land will mourn, and they will see ‘the Son of Man
coming on the clouds of heaven’ with power and great glory.
He will send out His angels with a great shofar, and they will
gather together His chosen from the four winds, from one end of
heaven to the other.”
The Lesson of the Fig Tree
“Now learn the parable from the fig
tree [Israel]. When its branch becomes tender and puts forth leaves, you know
that summer is near.
So also, when you see all these things, know that it is near, at the
Amen, I tell you, that generation will not pass away until all these
Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words [dabar] will never pass
But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven
nor the Son, except the Father alone.
“For just as the days of Noah were, so will be the coming of the Son
For in those days before the flood, they were eating and drinking,
marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah entered the
And they did not understand until the flood came and swept them all
away. So shall it be at the coming of the Son of Man.
Then two men will be in the field, one taken and one left.
Two women will be grinding at the mill, one taken and one
Therefore stay alert; for you do not know what day your Lord is
But know this, that if the master of the house had known what time
the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and not let his house
be broken into.
So you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour
you do not expect.”
“Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master
put in charge of his household to give them food at the proper
Blessed is that servant whose master finds him so doing when he
Amen, I tell you, his master will put him in charge of all his
But if that wicked servant says in his heart, ‘My master is taking a
and he begins to beat his fellow servants, and he eats and drinks
the master of that servant will come on a day when he does not
expect him and at an hour he does not know.
And he will cut him in two and assign his place with the hypocrites,
where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.” Matthew
24:29 - 51
Abomination of Desolation
Will the Church see the Abomination of Desolation?