Friday, December 18, 2015

Bonus Reading, Mark

A Vision of the End             

Today's reading provides Jesus' warning about all the things that will happen before the end of this world and the beginning of the next.  The Temple is Jerusalem will be destroyed, and people of faith will be persecuted.  After much heartache, Jesus himself (the Son of Man) will return to begin the new world.  God will save the faithful from this world before destroying it and welcoming them into this new world.

Read Mark 13:1-37  (NIV)   (NRSV)   (CEB)
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