- Read the headings in Mark 13:14-23.
- Find Judea on the map of Palestine.
- Highlight verse 23 of chapter 13.
- Read Mark 13:14-23.
- Consider the following questions.
FYI: The "desolating sacrilege" is a reference to the pagan desecration of the Jerusalem Temple when it was destroyed by the Romans in 70 A.D.
What is the bad news in verses 19-20?
What is the good news in verses 20 and 23?
"Be alert!" Jesus says in verse 23. How alert and ready would you say that are for the end time?
Huh? I guess I must have dozed off.
Could you please repeat the question?
I'll be ready in a second.
I was born ready. (I was reborn ready in baptism?)
"I have already told you everything," Jesus says in verse 23. If you somehow obtained a newspaper from a year in the future, what would be the first thing you would look for? What would you do with this information?