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It’s Not Them, It’s You

Download or listen to The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, “It’s Not Them, It’s You” (Luke 13:22-30)

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Fire and Division

Download or listen to The Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost, “Fire and Division” (Luke 12:49-53)


A Tale of Two Vineyards

Download or listen to The Fifth Sunday in Lent, “A Tale of Two Vineyards” (Luke 20:9-20)


That Day

Download or listen to the Last Sunday of the Church Year, “That Day,” (Mark 13:24-37)

Mark 13: The Temple, The End of the World, and Us

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Questions to Consider

  1. Again: what are “those days”? (v. 24)

 

2. The signs in vv. 24-25 sound like world-ending things, but see Isaiah 13:10, 13; 19:1-2; 34:4; Joel 2:10. This is called “apocalyptic” imagery.

 

 

3.Who is the “they” in v. 26? (See Daniel 7:13-14)

 

4. What is “near, at the gates” in v. 29?

 

     5. Note v. 32: “But concerning that day or hour…” A shift in topic.

 

     6. What are Jesus’ words to all people at all times (unlike vv. 1-31)? (see vv. 33, 35, 37)

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