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The Olivet Prophecy

Second ComingMany folks point to the Olivet Prophecy to show the chronology of Christ’s return at the end of this age. Is this accurate, that is, is the understanding true that what Jesus told the disciples on the Mt. Olives just before his death that he would return some 2000 years hence? I don’t believe such an understanding is logical, because the disciples didn’t really understand that Jesus would leave them in the first place (John 13:33, 36; 16:17-18). Moreover, I don’t believe such an understanding is Biblical.  That is, such an understanding would go beyond what the text could mean. What Jesus offers in the Olivet Prophecy is a chronology of events between the time of his going away to the Father and his return (John 16:16). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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