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  1. Fruitless Temple - (The cursing of the barren fig tree symbolized the coming destruction of the Temple and the fruitlessness of Israel) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Your House is Desolate - (When he left the Temple for the last time, Jesus pronounced its coming desolation to his opponents) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Geographic Scope - (The Olivet Discourse describes events set in two different geographic settings – regional and universal) - {PDF Copy}
  4. In the Temple - (Jesus gave his final discourse following his final departure from the Temple – Mark 12:41-13:4) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Wars and Rumors - (The Discourse opens with warnings about coming deceivers who propagate false expectations about the end) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Sign of the End - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus declared the end will not come until “this gospel of the kingdom of God is proclaimed to all nations – Matthew 24:14)
  7. Repeated Warnings - (Jesus reiterated key information that is necessary for his followers to avoid being misled by deceivers.) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Abomination that Desolates - (When disciples see the abomination standing where it ought not, they must flee Jerusalem ASAP) - {PDF Copy}
  9. "THAT Generation" - (Mark 13:30-31Biblical usage of this generation consistently applies the phrase to the generation that was alive at the time it was uttered) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Days of Noah - (No one knows the timing of the arrival of the Son of Man, therefore, his disciples must be prepared at all times for its arrival) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Knowing Times and Seasons - (Jesus did not command his disciples to know and calculate the “times and seasons” of his return in glory - Acts 1:6-8) - {PDF Copy}
  12. Coming on Clouds - (The whole earth will witness the “Son of Man” arriving on the clouds to gather his “elect” to himself –Mark 13:21-27) - {PDF Copy}

  1. Parables about the Kingdom - (Mark 4:21-34 - Jesus taught several parables about the kingdom of God and its unexpected ways of expansion before the End of the Age) - {PDF Copy}
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