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Introduction: These transcripts of
Kay Arthur's lectures on Revelation (Parts 2-4) are provided as a service
to the body of Christ with the written permission of Precept Ministries
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reference are the NASB unless otherwise indicated. Please note that these lectures by
Kay Arthur supplement the excellent Precept Upon Precept inductive Bible
study on the Revelation. Click the following links to view each division
of this encouraging study and note that you can also download the first
lesson of each of the 4 parts:
Revelation - Pt 1 -
Revelation 1-3, 10 lessons
Revelation - Pt 2-
Revelation 4-22, 12 lessons
Revelation - Pt 3-
Revelation 4-22, 11 lessons
Revelation - Pt 4 -
Revelation 4-22, 14 lessons
If you can
find a local Precept class studying Revelation, I would strongly encourage
you to join the class, as I know of no other study available anywhere in
the world that will equip you so thoroughly to discern the signs of the
times and cause you to live expectantly as you look for Christ's Return!
Rev Pt 3: Lecture 6:
THE COMING OF THE SON OF MAN
following for literal chapter by chapter chart summary of:
Amos 3.7 Surely the
Lord God does nothing
unless He reveals His secret counsel to His servants the prophets.'
So how important that you and I
understand the answer to the question Jesus' disciples ask in
Mt 24‑25. What we will do is take these
2 chapters and integrate them with Rev 6‑22, building truth upon truth.
Remember that Matthew's overriding
purpose was to present the truth that Jesus is the King, fulfilling the
prophecy given to Abraham in Genesis: "And in your seed all the
nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice."
And also fulfilling the promise to
David that he would have an heir Who would rule forever: "And
your [God speaking through the prophet Nathan to David] house and your
kingdom shall endure before Me forever, your throne shall be established
So as you look at Matthew remember
that the purpose of this gospel is to prove that Jesus is the King of
the Jews, the One Who is coming, the long awaited Messiah Who would
reign on the face of the earth. Luke's purpose is to lay out a
chronological account of the life of ft Messiah, so that we can take
Matthew and fit it into Luke. Mark's purpose is to show us Jesus Christ
is the Servant of God. "straightway, immediately" being frequent
words ("immediately" is used 40x In Mark, 18x in Matthew, 15x in
Luke). In John the purpose is show us that Jesus is God in the flesh.
So Jesus is addressing the religious
leaders in the Temple area shortly before His trial and crucifixion and
Mt 23:29 "Woe
to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build the tombs
of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the righteous, 30 and
say, 'If we had been living in the days of our fathers, we would
not have been partners with them in shedding the blood of the
From the Temple Mount area one can
see the tombs of the prophets that the Scribes and Pharisees built to
"honor" the prophets. But they had stoned these very prophets because
they did not like their MESSAGE of warning of the judgment to come
because they (the religious leaders) were not living righteously. So
Jesus is saying in essence that they would have stoned these prophets
just as their fathers did because they were in fact even then plotting
to kill the Prophet of prophets sent from God.
Mt 23:31 "Consequently
you bear witness against yourselves, that you are sons of those
who murdered the prophets. 32 "Fill up then the measure of the
guilt of your fathers. 33 "You serpents, you brood of vipers, how
shall you escape Me sentence of hell?
So here we see the Lamb of God, the
One that came to take away the sins of the world and yet He is turning
around and looking at His own people (John
1:11‑12 He came to His own, and those who were His own did
not receive Him. But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right
to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name." )
Yet among all these Jewish religious leaders, there are only a few who
have left the "crowd", bowed their knee and confessed that Jesus was
indeed the expected Messiah, the One that they would follow. So Jesus is
speaking primarily to non‑believing Jews.
Mt 23:34 'Therefore,
behold, I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some
of them you will
(future tense) kill
and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues,
and persecute from city to city,
And as we read in the rest of the NT,
we see the Jews persecuting Paul in Thessalonica, even following him to
Berea to persecute him. Who are those who have believed on the Lord
Jesus Christ at this stage? They are Jews but no Gentiles at this stage
of history (His story) before the Cross.
that upon you may fall the
GUILT of ALL the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood
of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, Me son of
Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple
THE MURDER of RIGHTEOUS ABEL: Jesus
tells the Scribes and Pharisees that they are even guilty of the first
murder of Abel by Cain.
Heb 11:4 By faith Abel offered
to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained the
testimony that he was righteous, God testifying about his gifts,
and through faith, though he is dead, he still speaks.
Ge 4:5 but for Cain and for
his offering He had no regard. So Cain became very angry and his
countenance fell. 6 Then the LORD said to Cain, 'Why are you
angry? And why has your countenance fallen 7 If you do well, will
not your countenance be lifted up? And if YOU do not do well, SIN
IS CROUCHING AT THE DOOR and its desire is for you, but you must
Why was Abel killed by Cain? Because
of JEALOUSY. God had accepted Abel's sacrifice but not Cain's sacrifice
because Abel's sacrifice was a blood sacrifice but Cain's was HIS WORKS,
the fruit of his labors. So in anger Cain killed Abel despite the fact
that God had clearly warned him. But Cain did not listen to God and was
that upon you may fall the
guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of
righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah,
murdered between the
temple and the altar.
Matthew 24 with a blue star of David
over every YOU that refers to the Jews. Note the specific
reason Jesus refers to them.
Truly I say to You, all
these things shall come upon this generation.
The generation that was existing at
that time. The very people who were standing around Him as He spoke. The
blood of all these murders would come upon these religious rulers who
had refused to believe in Jesus and submit to Him, although they adorned
the prophets tombs and gave the false impression that they loved the
prophets (proving they were hypocrites). But they did not truly love the
prophets because they refused to listen to the prophets who spoke of the
very One Who was standing in their midst. They put their fingers in
their ears and they refused to hear. Thus Jesus proclaims 'WOE" to
them‑‑they would experience the sentence of hell (the lake of fire
What 'THINGS' is
Jesus predicting will come upon this GENERATION of Scribes & Pharisees?
Jesus is referring to the persecution
that will come upon the wise men and prophets who are sent to the
Scribes & Pharisees by the Lord. But since they refuse the truth these
prophets proclaim, God will judge them and the blood of all the innocent
people from Abel to Zechariah will fall on them.
Mt 23:37 "0
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, (put a star of David over Jerusalem)
who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How
often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen
gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were UNWILLING. 38
"Behold, your (Jew's)
HOUSE is being left to you
What does Jesus description
When the chicks are in danger, they run to safety under the mother's
wings for protection. Story of the prairie fire which destroyed all the
farmer's possessions: as he came to the charred remains of a mother hen,
he reached over to tap it with his foot and as he did all of the little
chicks came running out, having survived the fire because they had run
the mother hen's outstretched wings. When the fire came they were
That's what Jesus wants to do ‑‑ He
wants the Jews (as well as you and I) to come to Him, abiding under the
wings of the Almighty (Ps
91:1 He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide
in the shadow of the Almighty.) He wants to protect them, having invited
them to come. But they say 'No' and that they Will come to God in their
way. Yet Jesus is THE WAY, THE TRUTH, THE LIFE and no one comes to the
Father but through Him (John
TO THE JEW FIRST &
THEN TO THE GENTILE
John 1:11 teaches that Jesus came to His
own, to the Jews but the Jews for the most part as a nation did not
welcome Him. So when the Jews didn't receive Him, the Gospel went to the
Gentiles. But when? Has this happened to any extent prior to His
Crucifixion? Not really. Certainly He did speak to a 'woman, a Gentile, of
the Syrophoenician race' (Mk
7:26) who said 'even the dogs under the table feed on the
children's crumbs.' (Mk
7:27) 'Then Jesus answered and said to her, '0 woman, your
faith is great; be it done for you as you wish.' And her daughter was
healed at once." (Mk
7:28) Yet Jesus says 'I was sent only to the lost sheep of
the house of Israel." (Mk
But when He died He died for the sins
of the whole world (cp
John 3:16). So when Jesus hangs on the
cross, He is made sin (2
Cor 5:21) for the whole world. He is buried, resurrected and
ascends to heaven and yet has the GOSPEL truly been delivered to the
Gentiles at this time? No. It's still to the Jew.
Just before He ascends He instructs His
disciples saying "but you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has
come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both IN JERUSALEM, and IN ALL
JUDEA and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth." (Acts
So the gospel is to he JEW FIRST ('For
I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation
to everyone who believes, TO THE JEW FIRST and also to the Greek.
Ro 1:16) So the disciples take the gospel
to the Jews in Jerusalem until the STONING OF STEPHEN and when he falls
down (and a man named Saul sees him die) persecution comes and the Jews
begin to leave Jerusalem and scatter to the 'remotest part of the earth.
Meanwhile, Cornelius, a Gentle living
in Caesarea receives the Gospel from Peter who responds to a vision from
God to take the Gospel to the Gentiles. And the Holy Spirit comes to live
within those who believed (the "baptism of the Holy Spirit") so
that 'While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell
upon all those who were listening to the message.' (Acts
10:44). So God shows Peter that this Gospel is not just for the
Jews but for all men everywhere who will Repent and Believe upon the Lord
Jesus Christ. Then Saul who becomes born again Paul and he takes the
Gospel to the Gentiles. Remember then in Mat 23 we are BEFORE THE CROSS
when Jesus says He wants to gather 'you' (this generation) but 'You are
THE GLORY DEPARTS FROM GOD'S
here for overview of God's Glory)
Behold, your house is being
left to you desolate
(Gk=barren, wilderness, uninhabited)
In the OT, the SHEKINAH GLORY
rested over the Tabernacle indicating the presence of God (Ex
40:34 Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the
glary of the LORD filled the tabernacle.) When the cloud (the Shekinah
glory) moved, the Jews would follow the cloud because that was God's
presence. Then David desired to build a permanent dwelling but God said "You
shall not build a house for My name because you are a man of war and have
shed blood. " (1Chr
28:3) but God did say " Your son Solomon is the one who
shall build My house and My courts; for I have chosen him to be a son to
Me, and I will be a father to him." (1Chr
28:). When Solomon built the Temple in Jerusalem, "the
(Shekinah) glory of the LORD filled the house of God." (2Chr
In the days of Ezekiel (a contemporary
of Jeremiah & Daniel, just before the Babylonian captivity) THE
SHEKINAH GLORY LEFT THE HOUSE OF GOD and moved away and never
returned. (Study the progressive departure of the glory in
Ezek 10:4, 18, 19;
11:23; and then the return in
The Jews returned to Jerusalem after
their 70 years (Jer
25:11‑12) in Babylonian captivity and began to rebuild the
Temple (called the "2nd Temple" began 535 BC ‑ completed 515 BC)
which was eventually the Temple that Herod greatly adorned taking 46 years
to complete the reconstruction (still referred to as the 2nd Temple).
But the SHEKINAH GLORY was NOT in the Temple! The Ark of the
covenant was NOT in the Second Temple, there being no mention of the Ark
after the Babylonian destruction of the 1st Temple (Solomon's Temple).
THE GLORY RETURNS TO GOD'S HOUSE
Almost 5 centuries after the GLORY
had departed the Temple, a man and woman came into the temple (Luke
2:27) to have the sign of the covenant (circumcision) performed
on their baby boy, according to the custom of the Jewish Law. And all of a
sudden Simeon, a righteous and devout man who was looking for the
consolation of Israel, took the infant in his hands, blessed God and said
"For my eyes have seen Thy salvation, which Thou hast prepared in the
presence of all peoples, A LIGHT OF REVELATION TO THE GENTILES, and THE
GLORY of Thy people Israel. (Luke
The "Glory" had returned to the
Temple in the form of that baby boy and for the next 33 years,
The Shekinah glory was in its
presence. He was the glory of God.
John 1:14 records 'We beheld His
GLORY, GLORY as of the only begotten from the Father, full of
grace and truth."
Matthew, chapters 23-24, it is almost
time for the Crucifixion and Jesus the Messiah is in the Temple area
speaking to the religious leaders. He then speaks the lament " "O
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent
to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen
gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling."
And He walks out of the Temple and
never walks back in. The House (Temple) is still standing but it is
desolate because the Shekinah Glory is gone. Jesus is the
Shekinah Glory of God. As Jesus walks out it is as if He turns one
last time and says:
Mt 23. 39 "For
I say to you, from now on you shall not see Me UNTIL you say, 'BLESSED
IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD."
Who is not going to see Him again?
The unbelieving Jews but the Jewish
believing Jews will see Him again when He comes out of the Tomb! So thats
why He says their house is left desolate.
SIGNS OF THE END OF THE AGE
Mt 24:1 "And Jesus came out from
the temple and was going away when His disciples came up to point
out the temple buildings to Him. 2 And He answered and said to
them, "Do you not
see all these things? Truly I say to you, not one stone here shall
be left upon another, which will not be torn down."
3 And as He was sitting on the
Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, "Tell
us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of Your
coming, and of the end of the age?"
We will study this also in Luke 21
where we will get the chronology of events.
The door of the Temple always faced to
the EAST, toward the eastern gate, across the Kidron Valley and directly
facing the Mount of Olives. So when you sit on the Mount of Olives you are
able to clearly see the Temple. Who are the disciples (see
Mk 13:3 for the 4 disciples who were
there)? They are Jews.
They want to know:
When will "these things" be?
What are "these things'? The
destruction of the Temple when not one stone will be left upon another
What is the sign of His coming and of the end of the age?
Did Jesus just mention His coming? Yes,
when He said that they would not see Him again until they said "Blessed is
He Who comes in the name of the Lord." The END OF THE AGE refers to this
current age that is going to usher in the corning of Jesus Christ. So
basically they asked Him two questions, with one having 2 parts.
Jesus answered and said to them,
"See to it that no one misleads
you. 5 "For many will come in My name, saying, I am the Christ
(Messiah, the Promised
One, the One that the prophets said would come & rule over
Jerusalem), 'and will
mislead many." 6 And you
(Jesus is speaking to Jewish
disciples) will be hearing of wars and rumors of wars, see that
you (Jewish disciples)
are not frightened, for those things must take place, but that is
not yet THE END."
In His answer in Matthew 24, Jesus
makes no reference to when the Temple will be destroyed, but He will
answer that question in
Luke 21:20-24. (20
"But when you see Jerusalem
(being or in the process of being)
surrounded by armies, then recognize
that her desolation is at hand. 21 "Then let those who are in Judea flee
to the mountains, and let those who are in the midst of the city depart,
and let not those who are in the country enter the city; 22 because these
are days of vengeance, in order that all things which are written may be
fulfilled. 23 "Woe to those who are with child and to those who nurse
babes in those days; for there will be great distress upon the land, and
wrath to this people, 24 and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and
will be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled
under foot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles
be fulfilled.) The Temple
being torn down does not achieve Matthew's purpose because he is
emphasizing the King and His coming and so Matthew jumps to the question
which answers when Jesus will become King over this earth. So Jesus begins
His answer by warning that there will be False "Messiahs" who will in fact
mislead many. Other signs of THE END include wars & rumors of wars but
these wars are themselves NOT THE END.
"For nation will rise
against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and in various places
there will be famines and earthquakes."
One of the KEY WORDS you should mark
all the way thru your Bible s "Nation" (or its synonym "Gentile"). Are any
of these signs unusual for our time? No ... we have had false Messiahs,
wars, rumors of wars, etc.
Mt 24:8 'But
all these things are merely the beginning of birth pangs, Birth
pangs signal one is going into labor, the end of which is birth. So
these signs are just the beginning. 9 "THEN they will deliver you
(Jews) to tribulation, and will kill you
(Jews) will be hated by
all nations on account of My name."
Be sure and mark all the "TIME
PHRASES" especially the "then's", "when's"
& the "end". These time phrases help show how Jesus is
giving them a progression. Wars & famines, etc are THE BEGINNING,
not the end. Then the JEWS will be delivered to tribulation.
Was there any threat against the
disciples? We've just seen what Jesus predicted the religious leaders
would do to the "prophets and wise men and scribes" in
Mt 23:34 ‑ they would be put to death.
And further Jesus said that "all these things shall come upon this
generation. " So "all these things" includes the religious leaders
persecuting the disciples. These things happened in the early church with
all 11 of the apostles (except John who was exiled to Patmos) being
PERSECUTION OF JEWS
Mt 24:9 "THEN
(When? after the beginning of "birth pangs")
will deliver you to
tribulation, and will kill you
(Jews) will be hated by
all nations on account of My name."
The question is then who does "YOU"
refer to? Is this just Jews generically or does this refer to Jews
who have believed? "On account of My name" could signify that (1)
they have actually believed in Messiah or (2) they are simply looking
forward to the Messiah's coming. We'll leave that open now.
Mt 24:10 "And
at that time man will fall away and will deliver up one another and
hate one another. 11 "And many false prophets will arise, and will
So here is a PERSECUTION of Jews in
Mt 24:9 maybe because they are identified
with Jesus Christ or maybe because they are identified with God. When this
persecution comes many will FALL AWAY. They won't hold up under the
persecution but will defect. So at this time there is going to be A
FALLING AWAY and FALSE PROPHETS will arise and lead many people astray.
Mt 24:12 'And
because lawlessness is increased, most people's love will grow cold.
13 "But the one who
endures to THE END, he shall
When they deliver them to tribulation,
some will fall away, false prophets will mislead many, but there is a
group that holds on until THE END and
this group will be saved.
Mt 24:14 "And
this gospel of Me kingdom shall be preached in the whole world for a
witness to all the
nations, and then THE END
So what we can know is that the gospel
is going to be proclaimed to ALL NATIONS and then the END will come. This
is the last time He mentions "End" in
Mt 24. Next to this verse you might
Rev 14:6‑7. The gospel currently has not
yet been preached to ALL nations.
Rev 14.6 And I saw another angel
flying in midheaven, having an ETERNAL GOSPEL to preach to those who
live on Me earth, and to EVERY NATION and tribe and tongue and
people; (so is there any one who doesn't hear the gospel? no)
7 and he said with a loud voice, "Fear God, and give Him glory,
because the hour of His judgment has come; and worship Him who made
the heaven and the earth and sea and springs of waters."
And what comes after Rev 14?
The BOWL judgments which are "THE
LAST, because in them the wrath of God is FINISHED." (Rev
Rev 16 all 7 BOWLS are poured out.
Rev 17‑18 we see Babylon described as an
expansion of the 7th BOWL.
Rev 19 we see Jesus Christ coming on His
what leads up to THE
END OF THE AGE?
In the first section of Mt 24 Jesus
answers the question about what is going to lead up to THE END OF THE AGE.
To summarize: False
Messiahs, wars, rumors of wars, kingdoms vs. kingdoms, famine, earthquakes
in various places, the beginning of birth pangs ...
THEN (and this "then" seems like
it is a pivotal point) they deliver Jews to tribulation (we don't know for
certain whether they are saved or not now). During that time there will be
a falling away, a departure, an apostasy from the faith.
THEN there will be false
prophets, the gospel will be preached and THE END comes.
The disciples wanted to know about THE
END and Jesus has just told them what precedes THE END. And what
definitely precedes THE END, is Jewish persecution, many failing away,
many false prophets arising, the gospel being preached world‑wide and then
THE END. THE ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION
Mt 24:15 'Therefore
(what is it 'there for?")
you see the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION which was spoken of through
Daniel Me prophet, standing in the HOLY PLACE (let the reader
When was Matthew's gospel written?
After Jesus had died, was buried, resurrected & ascended. So Matthew's
writing is to help readers understand that Jesus Christ is the Messiah,
Who then is the primary audience of
Matthews writing? The Jew.
Who would know or care about the
Abomination of desolation? Jews would (and so would Christians who know
the word of God).
THEN let those who
(Jews) are in Judea
flee to the mountains; 17 let him who is on the housetop not go down
to get the things out that are in his house; 18 and let him who is
in the field not turn back to get his cloak.19 'But woe to those who
are with child and to those who nurse babes in those days!
It seems that so far in Mt 24, Jesus is
speaking strictly to the Jews, specifically to Jewish believers. But we
know that most of His disciples were martyred. So when you get to 95‑96
A.D. , John is the only one who is alive on the isle of Patmos and THE END
has not come yet. So it looks therefore that He is speaking about a time
BEYOND these immediate disciples to tell them what is coming in the
Has the Abomination of Desolation stood
In the Holy Place since Jesus made this prophecy? No.
Daniel 11 we do see an account of an
'Abomination of Desolation' which took place before Jesus Christ was ever
born. Antiochus Epiphanes lived during the INTER-TESTAMENT PERIOD (400
years between the book of Malachi, the last prophet, and the beginning of
the gospels, birth of John the Baptist, the witness to Zachariah).
Daniel 11 prophesied about Antiochus;
Epiphanes who came into the Temple in Jerusalem, into the Holy of holies
and put up a statue of Zeus and offered a pig (unclean to the Jews) on the
altar and this was called the abomination of desolation.
So this event was B.C. But now Jesus is
speaking to Jews and saying to them that the day that you see an
Abomination of Desolation standing in the Holy Place, then you are to
FLEE. Judea makes you think of Jews. Is section directed to Gentiles? No,
because why would a Gentile care about who is standing in the Holy of
holies? This one who has just stood in the Holy Place has put himself IN
THE PLACE OF GOD. The world says "so what" and it doesn't matter to them.
But it does matter to the Jew. And all of a sudden there is a
confrontation with the Jews so they need to FLEE.
Mt 24:20 "But
pray that your flight may not be in the winter, or on a Sabbath, 21
for THEN there will be a great tribulation,
such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world until now,
nor ever shall. 22 `And unless those days had been cut short, no
life would have been saved, but for the sake of the ELECT
those days shall be cut short. 23 THEN if anyone says to you,
'Behold, here is the Christ', or 'There He is', do not believe him.
24 For false Christs and false prophets will arise and will show
great signs and wonders, so as to mislead, if possible, even the
ELECT. 25 'Behold, I have told you in advance.
When does the GREAT TRIBULATION
When the Abomination of Desolation
stands in the Holy Place. Who are the ELECT (the chosen)?
Are there some Jews that are
CHOSEN? Of course there are.
When He describes THE END Jesus says
THEN they are going to deliver you up to persecution. The Abomination of
Desolation standing in the Holy Place parallels the END TIME event when
Jews will be delivered up to tribulation. So when the Abomination of
Desolation stands in the Holy Place, the Jews are to FLEE to the mountains
bc they are going to be DELIVERED UP. THEN we have FALSE PROPHETS & FALSE
MESSIAHS again and they will try to mislead people. So Jesus is saying to
the Jews to run away. So to reiterate the following two verses seem to
describe be parallel events:
Mt 24:9: "Then
they will deliver you to tribulation..."
Mt 24:15 "When
you see the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION .. standing in the holy place"
So Jesus is showing the Jews what is leading up to HIS COMING and what is
leading up to THE END.
Mt 24:26 "If
therefore they say to you, 'Behold, He is in the wilderness, ' do
not go forth, or, 'Behold, He is in the inner rooms,' do not believe
them. 27 "For just as the lightning comes from the east, and flashes
even to the west, so shall the coming of the Son of Man be. 28
Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will gather. 29 'But
immediately AFTER THE TRIBULATION of those days THE SUN WILL
BE DARKENED, AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT, AND THE STARS
WILL FALL from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be
shaken, 30 and THEN the sign of the Son of Man will appear in
the sky, and THEN all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and
they will see the SON OF MAN COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF THE SKY with
power and great glory,
THE KING IS COMING AND
THIS IS WHAT WILL HAPPEN JUST BEFORE THE KING COMES:
The Jews are going to be
Many will fall away.
False prophets will come.
But the Gospel will be preached.
Those who endure to the end will
The Abomination of Desolation
will stand in the Holy Place
and initiate Great Tribulation from which the Jews are to flee.
The false Messiahs will come and
the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky.