Skip to comments.Daniel and the Times of the Gentiles (Part 1)
Posted on 10/04/2012 5:56:52 AM PDT by Former Fetus
While reading the Gospels, we can encounter passages which puzzle us. One such passage concerns a statement made by Jesus in response to questions on the part of his disciples concerning the destruction of the Jewish Temple and the end of the age (Luke 21:5-7).
For these are the days of vengeance, that all things which are written may be fulfilled. But woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days! For there will be great distress in the land and wrath upon this people. And they will fall by the edge of the sword, and be led away captive into all nations. And Jerusalem will be trampled by Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled. (Luke 21:22-24)
It is my view that the last of the above questions: Why doesnt Jesus elaborate further about what He meant?, holds the key to unlocking the meaning of the passage.
Where Jesus is teaching concepts which find their origin in the Old Testament, He expects His listeners to be familiar with the basis of His teachings
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I'd call that an abomination. Who wouldn't?
isSlime causes desolation to every land it covers.
Here and now.
Repent, seek his face!
Praise the Lord!
Agree, and if you consider the state of the Holy Land in general and Jerusalem in particular before the re-birth of the State of Israel, I would call it "the abomination that causes desolation".