Matthew 24:29-35

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MATTHEW 24:29-35

The Coming of the Son of Man

The Coming of the Son of Man


The Second Coming of Jesus Christ is one of the most important and significant doctrine The Holy Bible. Its importance can be judged by the times mentioned in the Bible, which are almost over three hundred different prophecies relating to God's word. The future's door unlocked by this key, leads towards the brighter and surer way. If a Christian does not have faith in Jesus Christ's Second Coming, his faith cannot be said, to be well-rounded. All the roads of history and prophecy come together at this point. (See Appendix)

The final will take place at the time of the final return of Christ. Only the Father knows the time and day he alone decides about his coming. For through His Son Jesus, then he will pronounce his final word on all the history. Know the ultimate meaning of the whole work of creation and the entire economy of salvation and understand the marvelous ways by which the divine Providence led everything towards its end. The Last Judgment will reveal that the Justice God triumphs over all the injustices committed by his creatures and his love is stronger than death (Song 8.6).


In order to grasp the meaning and understand this chapter, its position relevance must be examined. Jesus shocked his disciples in their Jewish Messianic expectation of a millennial kingdom. He spoke of his impending death in Jerusalem, and his resurrection. He described the Kingdom in terms very different from what Israel expected. The Gospel of Matthew to be especially great prominence to His teachings about the kingdom, and nothing in that teaching lead to the hope of the Jews. Instead of confirming the Jewish hope, Jesus wept over the ruin that Jerusalem was about to meet and, immediately before the speech of this chapter, he said: "Behold, your house is left unto you desolate" (Matt. 23:38). His teachings during his last weeks he had emphasized this point in parables and proclamations, saying bluntly: "Therefore, I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken and given to a people producing its fruits" (Mt 21: 43). It was precisely because Jesus denied the kingdom to the Jews and reserved to God, and gave an interpretation so completely different that his condemnation by the Sanhedrin was made inevitable "that the whole nation perish" (John 11:50).

The disciples were disturbed by these words, drew the attention of Jesus to the temple, not because the buildings (Mt 24:1) were not family, but to remind him that this was the temple of God, and a guarantee, as they assumed, the persistence of Israel in the plan of God "Jesus said to them: 'Do not you see all these things? Verily I say I do not stay here, one stone upon another that will not be thrown down '"(v.2). This was puzzling to the disciples. Then they took Jerusalem and the temple could have been dropped only if it were the ...