A study of Matthew 24:1-3; 34-35: And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto Him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of Thy coming, and of the end of the world?-Richard Duke
Verses and discussion by Richard Duke:
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32 Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: [PARABLE OF THE FIG TREE AND SUMMER IS NIGH MEAN THAT THE JEWISH AGE OF THE LAW IS ABOUT TO COME TO AN END TO BE REPLACED WITH GRACE FROM JESUS. THE END (OF THE AGE) THAT JESUS IS TALKING ABOUT IS THE END OF THE LAW–MATTHEW 5:17-18; AND HEAVEN AND EARTH MEANS, IN THE OLD TESTAMENT, THE JEWISH AGE OF THE LAW AND MEANS HERE IN MATTHEW 5 AND VERSE 35 OF MATTHEW 24 THE END OF THE LAW–READ IT!]
33 So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.
NOW READ THIS–CAREFULLY:
34 Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled. [WHAT WAS FULFILLED? THE LAW!!! – MATTHEW 5:17-18. READ IT!–DON’T LISTEN TO DR. SO AND SO. (It is cited and quoted below).
35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. [Fulfill what? The law (and the prophets)]
18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. [JESUS FULFILLED THE LAW AND THE JEWISH AGE OF THE LAW]
15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;
30 When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and He bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.
What was finished? Read again:
17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. (He fulfilled the law and the prophets. The Jewish age of the law ended and grace appeared.)