Mar 30, 2022
Jesus continues describing the end of the world. How does this passage speak to the idea of the rapture? What are the chains that bind the dragon?
Mar 24, 2022
Jesus speaks of "the abomination of desolation" standing in the holy place. What is this? What does this talk of the time of tribulation mean?
Mar 22, 2022
Jesus addresses end times. "Take heed that no one deceives you." What things about our culture leave us vulnerable to deception?
Note that Jesus says that there is nothing to fear, but there is much work to do.
Mar 18, 2022
As the "woe" section continues, Jesus reveals the Pharisees' hypocracy of outward appearance versus inner substance. How does what Jesus say to the Pharisees also apply to us? Do we strain out a gnat only to swallow a camel? Are we also like white-washed tombs? What is the remedy?
Mar 16, 2022
This is known as the "woe" section of Matthew. Similar to the plagues in Egypt, it is the last, best means of turning back the human ego, before the account moves to the authorities coming together in their plot to arrest and put Jesus to death.
How can Jesus' words speak to us? What makes our lives worthwhile? What...