Those things may happen, but I know for a fact that Jesus is coming again-I just don’t know when.
Luke 21:33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away. I always wanted to stay up, but I’d be asleep before ten. God doesn’t need your dough!
We’d make sure our lives were ready for that sudden coming! On the other hand, I tend to do well with mornings-provided I have good coffee. Jesus also says that “this generation” shall not pass away until all is fulfilled. Luke 21:25-36 Head’s Up (Leininger) Luke reminds us to live our lives trusting that he keeps his promises, that Jesus is with us in the chaos of our daily lives, in the ordinariness and in the tragedy that daily life affords. Luke 21:25 says the following: And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity because of the roaring of the sea and the waves… The first part of the …
Yet, in Mark and in Luke, the disciples don’t.
I’ve never been able to stay up very late. He then tells the Parable of the Fig Tree about the destruction of Jerusalem (vv 29-33). 17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights… (James 1:16-17). Watching for Jesus (Luke 21:34-36) I’ve never been able to stay up very late. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights… (, We mistake prosperity with God’s approval, We see blessings as scarce when God is truly the source, We love the BLESSINGS more than the BLESS-ER, All things were created through Him and for Him (, The poor widow’s giving amounted to more than the wealthy, because God can do more with your humility and generosity than, Big Lessons in Small Packages – Widow's Mites, Serminute Series Big Lessons in Small Packages. Unfortunately, some have interpreted the apocalyptic language to refer to the end of the world. Thank you for visiting today! Luke 21:25-36 Be Alert (Kegel) Regardless of what time of the day is our “peak time,” we need to stay alert constantly.
“Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. In less than forty years after his dire prediction, the Romans destroyed the Temple and leveled Jerusalem in an act of incredible cruelty that may have cost the lives of over a million people with countless more driven away or …
Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you fail to meet the test!” (2 Cor 13:5). In hearing Jesus’ words, we need to understand how difficult Luke 21 is to interpret. Who can truly say what he or she has is exclusively theirs? Then, at verse 8, Jesus begins to discuss the destruction of Jerusalem. I always wanted to stay up, but I’d be asleep before ten. The disciples were discussing how beautiful the temple was and Jesus says there’s coming a day when not a single stone of the temple would be left standing (vv 5-6). It’s absurd to think we can supplant God’s provision with our own chicanery, cunning and contrivance. A one minute spiritual pick-me-up for busy Christians! and He saw also a certain poor widow putting in two mites. But, after Jesus predicts the destruction of Jerusalem, He speaks about His Second Coming (vv 25-28)-He says the Son of Man will come in a cloud and that redemption draws nigh. He tells them: “Watch, for Jesus is coming!” We want to hear Jesus’ words so that we can watch for Him. “confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed” (Js 5:15). The disciples then ask when that is going to happen: “Teacher, when will these things be, and what will be the sign when these things are about to take place?” (v 7).
We talk about the future as though the future is a certain fact-we’ll talk about growing old, our children’s future, etc. The Immortality of Christian Truth: W. Clarkson : Luke 21:33: Preliminaries of the Second Advent: R.M. But, it’s clear Jesus isn’t speaking about the end of the world: Jerusalem would be surrounded with armies (v 20); and Those in Judea are to flee to the mountains (v 21). I’d try as a kid at Mammaw and Papaw’s at Near Year’s. How can anyone escape the end of the world? Enter your email address to follow Serminutes and receive notifications of new posts by email. In Luke’s account the disciples do not ask about the end of the world.
What steps do you need to take to get rid of that sin in your life? For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed” (Rom 13:11). Jesus uses apocalyptic language to discuss the destruction of Jerusalem. If what we’ve been given comes from God anyway, why be so stingy? We need to be an anticipating people. We’d spend great time in prayer! Then, He switches back to the end of the world to give us this morning’s text. Hitler, the strongman who keeps coming back! Is it any wonder that Paul wrote, “Pray without ceasing”? 17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights… (James 1:16-17) If what we’ve been given comes from God anyway, why be so stingy? Do you need to speak with me or one of the elders? When the clock would strike midnight, the firehouse would sound its whistle and set off professional fireworks. “Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren.
3 So He said, “Truly I say to you that this poor widow has put in more than all; 4 for all these out of their abundance have put in offerings for God,but she out of her poverty put in all the livelihood that she had.” Luke 21: 1 – 4, Who can truly say what he or she has is exclusively theirs? Test yourselves. “So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober” (1 Thess 5:6).
Luke 21: 1 – 4. Who can truly say what he or she has is exclusively theirs?
The idea of the Parable of the Fig Tree is that you can look at signs and know what’s about to happen, but the end of the world is a sudden event, an event without signs. Passover and Pentecost Timeline in A.D. 30, Matthew Matthew (full pdf with footnotes) Matthew (audible pdf version without footnotes) Galatians Galatians (full pdf with footnotes) Ephesians Ephesians (full pdf with footnotes) 1.
This sermon was originally preached by Dr. Justin Imel, Sr., at the Dale Ridge church of Christ in Roanoke, Virginia. In this text, Jesus urges his disciples to get rid of the alcohol and the other cares of this life that prevent watching for Jesus.