Contributed by Richard Tow on Mar 1, 2021
Matthew's prediction of the Abomination of Desolation is compared to Luke's account of the destruction of the temple in 70 AD. Rightly diving this portion of the Olivet Discourse is crucial to understanding end-time prophecy. The focus of this message is Matthew 24:15-31.
Last week we examined the first part of Jesus’s Olivet Discourse in Matthew 24:1-14. In that portion of the prophecy Jesus told us the conditions that would exist during this current age: deception, wars, pestilence, earthquakes, persecution, etc. In verse 8 He uses the metaphor of labor pains