The Futurist Interpretation of Luke’s Version of the Olivet Discourse

Among commentators, there is an ongoing debate concerning Jesus’ Olivet Discourse. This end-time sermon is found in the synoptic gospels of Matthew 24-25, Mark 13, and Luke 21. While most commentators are okay seeing a fully futurist interpretation of Matthew 24-25 and Mark 13, many others have a hard time seeing Luke 21 through a … Continue reading The Futurist Interpretation of Luke’s Version of the Olivet Discourse

THE BEGINNING OF BIRTH PANGS & THE TIMING OF MATTHEW 24

Joel Richardson Among the many controversial and highly debated portions of Scripture, Matthew 24, most often referred to as “The Olivet Discourse,” or alternately, “The Olivet Prophecy,” is certainly close to the top of the list. The debate primarily swirls around the timing of the fulfillment of the prophecy. What time period was Jesus referring … Continue reading THE BEGINNING OF BIRTH PANGS & THE TIMING OF MATTHEW 24