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Why do Christians who predict the end of the world often mention Matthew 24:36?


Matthew 24:36 reads "No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father." However, many Christians who make predictions of the end of the world/the apocalypse mention this verse in their prediction and follow it with, "BUT, if we look closely at the Bible...." This just seems to weaken their arguement when they say that you can ignore one part of the Bible and just focus on another...

 

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    Aaron Rushing (Abrushing1968) 5 years ago

    Diddo


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    Chris Mills (cam8510) 5 years ago

    I just want to point out that you have stated your answer as an established fact.But,the meaning of "This generation" could refer to the one to whom Jesus was speaking,or a future one he was anticipating.You are right if he meant his generation.


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    oceansider 5 years ago

    Thank you Mitch, I agree with you, because in Matthew 24:36, Jesus says: "But of that day and hour, no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, but My Father only" (New King James)

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    Mitch Alan 5 years ago

    The book of the Revelation was given to John on the Island of Patmos well after the ressuraection AND assention of Christ. And not EVERYONE goes to heaven according to the Bible, but only those who accept Christ as their personal Savior.


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    Deidre Shelden (Ms Dee) 5 years ago

    I agree. 1Th 5:4 says we believers are not to be "in the dark" about when the Day of the Lord will be, nor be overtaken by it like a thief in the night. It is the unbelieving world who will be taken by surprise.


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    THWLE 5 years ago

    The prophecy in Daniel is all about the messiah. It comes from Gabriel who only delivers messianic prophecies, yet the gap theory you refer to by implication, leaves the very event that makes Jesus the messiah in the gap.


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    Chris Mills (cam8510) 5 years ago

    Judah's Daughter. If that is true, then we can be watchful every autumn and either sleep or live like the devil the rest of the year. I think maybe he didn't tip us off quite that specifically. But you might be right.


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