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To: Kevmo

You said — “The Gospel must first be preached to all nations.”

It will be during the Tribulation. Revelation tells us about the angel that gives the Gospel to the entire world...


50 posted on 12/16/2008 10:43:38 AM PST by Star Traveler
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To: Star Traveler

Possibly. It’s found in Matt 24:14. 14And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.

The issue to figure out is what the phrase “then the end will come” means.

Right after vs 14, Jesus talks about the abomination of desolation which will most likely take place in the middle of the 7 year tribulation. It is not known if those 2 verses are chronological in order, which would mean that “the end” wouldn’t come for another 3.5 years.

We will likely find out soon.

9”Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me. 10At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, 11and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. 12Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, 13but he who stands firm to the end will be saved. 14And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.

15”So when you see standing in the holy place ‘the abomination that causes desolation,’[b] spoken of through the prophet Daniel—let the reader understand— 16then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. 17Let no one on the roof of his house go down to take anything out of the house.


56 posted on 12/16/2008 11:20:02 AM PST by Kevmo ( It's all over for this Country as a Constitutional Republic. ~Leo Donofrio, 12/14/08)
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