Morning Service – The Kingdom on Earth

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Luke 19:11
…the people thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear at once.
Herod’s Temple
(3) Olivet Discourse
1) When will the temple be destroyed?
Luke 21:20
“When you see Jerusalem being surrounded by armies, you will know that its desolation is near.
2) What will be the sign of your coming in the end of the age?


15 key events.


1. False Messiahs / Christs / Savior (5)


2. Wars and rumors of wars (6-7a)


3. Famines and earthquakes
{natural catastrophes} (7-8)
1 Thessalonians 5:3
While people are saying, “Peace and safety,”
destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.

4. Persecution and death for believers (9)
Daniel 7:25
He will speak against the Most High and oppress his holy people and try to change the set times and the laws.


The holy people will be delivered into his hands for a time, times and half a time.

5. Apostasy, betrayal, and hatred (10)


6. False prophets deceiving many people (11)


7. Love for God and others will grow cold (12)


8. Those who stand firm to the end will be saved (13)


9. International spread of the gospel (14)
Revelation 7:9-10
After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count,
from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb.
They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands.
And they cried out in a loud voice: “Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.”


Revelation 14:6
Then I saw another angel flying in midair,
and he had the eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on the earth–
to every nation, tribe, language and people.

10. The abomination that causes desolation (15-20)
Daniel 9:27
He will confirm a covenant with many for one `seven.’
In the middle of the `seven’ he will put an end to sacrifice and offering.
And on a wing [of the temple] he will set up an abomination that causes desolation, until the end that is decreed is poured out on him.”


2 Thessalonians 2:4
He will oppose and will exalt himself over everything that is called God or is worshiped,


so that he sets himself up in God’s temple, proclaiming himself to be God.


11. Great distress (21-22)


Revelation 6:9-11
When he opened the fifth seal,
I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God and the testimony they had maintained.
They called out in a loud voice, “How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our blood?”


Then each of them was given a white robe,
and they were told to wait a little longer, until the full number of their fellow servants, their brothers and sisters, were killed just as they had been.


Revelation 6:15-17
Then the kings of the earth, the princes, the generals, the rich, the mighty, and everyone else, both slave and free,


hid in caves and among the rocks of the mountains. They called to the mountains and the rocks,


“Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb!


For the great day of their wrath has come, and who can withstand it?”


12. False Messiahs and false prophets (23-26)


13. Christ’s coming will be visible to everyone alive and will be very destructive (27-28)


14. Signs in the sky (29-31)
**This generation (32-35)


15. Great immorality and complacency (37-39)


Why is this important?