We all want to know where we’re going and we’ve wanted to know since Jesus walked the earth. But the exact date of Christ’s return is not information that we’ve been given. However, the Bible says that we’re living in the last days. So while we don’t know when Christ will return, we are to be ready.
Jesus’ talk may not give the future’s full details, but it need not be confusing. Peer into these events with Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he carefully unravels Jesus’ final teaching.
Here are three ways to prepare for Christ’s coming. First place your belief in Christ, Second resist a corrupt lifestyle. And third live in a sensible, godly way. Live as if Christ might come today.
It’s easy to look at the events going on around the world today and think, It can’t get much worse than this. In fact, it can and, according to Jesus, it will. He unveiled this harsh reality to His disciples in Matthew 24:15–28.
In this section of Matthew’s gospel, Jesus is with His disciples on the Mount of Olives, just east of Jerusalem across the Kidron Valley. They are full of questions, and He graciously responds to their concerns.
Discover vital insights about Jesus’ second coming as well as practical ways to respond to Jesus’ remarkable teaching through this sermon on Matthew 24:29–25:46 from Pastor Chuck Swindoll.
The Old Testament prophets were dynamic figures, who continue to speak to our age with an undeniable relevance. It is doubtful any other group of men in all literature presents a more impressive or colourful picture of courage, godliness, or perception. They were men who knew God and trusted Him against insuperable odds.
God’s judgment isn’t something we like to think about—it’s much easier to focus on His other attributes like love, compassion, and grace. But the Bible has a lot to say about God's judgment. From the Old Testament to the New, God has never winked at sin.
The parable we are considering today appears on the surface to be to be about a man and his slaves, but it actuality symbolizes the Saviour and His followers. Read it closely. Think it through. See if you don’t agree that it has a great deal to say about how we are to respond to the blessings of God.
While Jesus may have been the Son of God, He still possessed a fully human nature. We see this humanity on full display in Matthew 26:31–56 as Jesus prepared Himself for His fate.