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Homework (Double Points)

The Synoptic Apocalypse

(Matt. 24; Mark 13; Luke 21:5-36)
(Synopsis: §§287-297; pp. 255-266)

  1. What did Jesus say would all be thrown down? (§287)

  2. In Matthew's account, what two questions did the disciples ask Jesus? (§288)

  3. (a) Would false Christs, wars, famines, epidemics, and earthquakes be signs of the end? (b) Why or why not? (§288)

  4. What did Jesus say was necessary in order to be saved? (§289)

  5. What did Jesus say must happen before the end will come? (§289)

  6. (a) What does Luke explain Matthew and Mark's "abomination of desolation" (RSV: "desolating sacrilege") to be? (b) What would be made desolate? (§290)

  7. How severe did Jesus say that the tribulation would be in those days? (§290)

  8. If during that tribulation someone said that the Christ was in the wilderness, what were Jesus' disciples to do? (§291)

  9. What two analogies does Jesus use to show the openness of His second coming? (§291)

  10. When the Son of man comes on the clouds of heaven, what will He send His angels to do? (§292)

  11. What is the lesson of the parable of the Fig Tree? (§293)

  12. When did Jesus say that "these things" would take place? (§293)

  13. When did Jesus say that heaven and earth will pass away? (§293)

  14. What was the lesson of the parable of the Doorkeeper? (in one word!) (§294)

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