"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine,
for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man
of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works."
-- 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Desolate (Mark 13:14-27)
Big Idea: Jesus is Lord in and over all time.
A. The desecration of the sacred signaled the need for flight. Daniel 9:27; 11:31; 12:1; Matthew 24:15; Mark 13:14; 2 Thessalonians 2:3-10
B. For Christians there’s no going back. Matthew 23:37; Mark 13:15-18
A. The destruction of Jerusalem was absolute. Jeremiah 30:7; Daniel 12:1; Mark 13:19
B. God is merciful. Mark 13:20
A. We must cling to the truth, not signs. Matthew 16:4; Mark 13:21-22; 1 Corinthians 1:22-23
B. Preparing for the future means remembering the past. Mark 13:23
V. Son of Man
A. Jesus will return with power. Mark 13:24-25; 2 Peter 3:10
B. Jesus will gather His own. Danial 7:13; Mark 13:26-27; Mark 14:62
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