Mark Chapter 13

Christ Speaks of the Destruction of Jerusalem

Christ speaks of the destruction of Jerusalem. See links in Matt. 24:1.

Mark 13:1,2 (P)

Matthew 24:1

Christ Speaks of the Destruction of Jerusalem

Christ tells of the coming destruction of Jerusalem in response to their comment about the buildings of the temple.

Mark 13:1,2

Matthew 24:1,2 (P)

Luke 19:42-44

Luke 21:5,6

70 weeks of Daniel 9 Prophecy

"The people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary". Probably refers to Titus who destroyed the temple and Jerusalem in 70 A.D. See Chart of Dan. 9.

Mark 13:2

Daniel 9:26 (P)

Matthew 24:2

Luke 19:41-44

Luke 21:6

Christ's Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

Christ weeping over the coming destruction of Jerusalem. See links of the destruction of Jerusalem in Matt 24:2 Mark 13:2, Luke 21:6 and Dan 9:26.

Mark 13:2

Daniel 9:26

Matthew 24:2

Luke 19:41-44 (P)

Luke 21:6

Disciples' 3 Questions on the Lord's Coming

The disciples asked these 3 questions, which the Lord answered carefully: 1)WHEN shall these things be? 2)WHAT shall be the sign of thy coming? and 3) the END of the world? Note most ministry of Matt 24:3-42 is listed below.

Mark 13:4-37

Matthew 13:28-30,40-42

Both parables set out prophetic activities at the completion of the age.

Matthew 24:15-26 (P)

Is this the 2nd half of the tribulation?

Matthew 24:3-42 (P,M)

Matthew 24:9-14 (P)

Is this this 1st half of the tribulation?

Luke 21:8-36

FER v7, pp188-191

FER v9, pp328-335

FER v16, pp155-164

JT v48, pp454

JT v48, pp457

JND v2, pp292

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp164,165

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp146-148,150,151

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp260

JND Collected writings, The Blessings of the Tribes by Jacob.

JND v11, pp210

JND v11, pp294

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp110-111

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Christ answers His disciples about their question in v4 about when shall these things be, and what is the sign when all these things are going to be fulfilled? See links in Matt 24:5-42 and other references in Matt 24.

Mark 13:4-37 (P,M)

Matthew 24:5-42

JT v48, pp303

JT v48, pp411

JND v2, pp290

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp110

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Many will come in my name claiming to be the Christ. There will be wars and rumours of wars. See parallel scriptures in Mark 13:5,6 and Luke 21:8.

Mark 13:5,6

Link with Matt. 24:5,6

Jeremiah 14:14

Matthew 12:43-45

Judah's last state of apostacy will be the worst.

Matthew 24:23,24

Matthew 24:5,6,11 (P,M)

Luke 21:8

Link with Matt. 24:5,6

John 5:43,44

2 Timothy 3:1-5,13

2 Peter 2:1,2

1 John 2:18

End of Days

Apostasy in the latter days. See Isaiah 2:2 (also helpful footnote "i" in JND Bible). See also Num 24:14 and other links below. This could possibly cover a time period after the beginning of breakdown (of apostasy) to the time of the Tribulation.

Mark 13:5-6

Numbers 24:14

Isaiah 2:2

Footnote "i"in J.N.D.bible "end of days" also introduces the days of the Messiah.

Matthew 24:5-6, 11

Luke 21:8

1 Timothy 4:1-3 (P)

2 Peter 2:1-22

JND v2, pp312

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp291,292

JND Collected writings.

JND v3, pp1,2

JND Notes and Comments vol.3.

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Kingdoms and nations will rise up against each other. Wars, famines, pestilences and earthquakes shall occur. These are the beginning of throes. See earthquakes Hag 2:6-8,20,21. See parallel scriptures in Mark 13:7,8 and Luke 21:9-11.

Mark 13:7,8

Links with Matt. 24;7,8.

Daniel 7:8,9,27

Haggai 2:2,6-8,20,21

Matthew 24:7,8 (P,M)

Luke 21:9-11

Links with Matt 24:7,8. Note fearful signs from heaven.

Revelation 6:2-8

Four horses likely link with these wars.

Like a woman in travail.

Mark 13:8

Isaiah 26:17 (G)

Isaiah 66:6-9

Micah 4:9

Matthew 24:8

Revelation 12:2

The woman being with child is in travail,and in pain to bring forth. See references below.

Mark 13:8

Isaiah 26:16,17

Isaiah 66:6-9

Micah 4:9

Matthew 24:8

Revelation 12:2 (P)

JND v5, pp35,36

JND Collected writings.

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

"They will deliver you up and kill you and you will be hated of all the nations for my name's sake". See scripture link in Mark 13:9 and Luke 21:12.

Mark 13:9

Link with Matt 24:9,10.

Matthew 10:17

Matthew 24:9,10 (P,M)

Luke 21:12

Link with Matt. 24:9,10.

John 16:2

Revelation 6:9-11

Revelation 20:4

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

The glad tidings of the kingdom shall be preached to the whole world. See scripture link in Mark 13:10. See main references below in Psalm 94-100, Matt.5-7,144,000 in Rev.7:1-17 & 14:1-5,12,2 witnesses in Rev.11:1-13,and everlasting glad tidings in Rev.14

Mark 13:10

Link with Matt. 24:14.

Psalms 94:2

Psalms 95:2,5

Psalms 96:1

Psalms 97:2

Psalms 98:2

Psalms 99:1

Psalms 100:2

Isaiah 40:9

Isaiah 42:6-7 (P)

Matthew 5:1-48

See also chs. 6&7. Note that the Lord presented the truth of the kingdom for His own people, and for our gain ,as well as teaching related to the glad tidings of the kingdom for the future day.

Matthew 24:14 (P,M)

See below the range of the glad tidings that will be presented in the coming time of tribulation to secure many for the future day.

Romans 10:18

Report is gone out into all the earth.

Romans 11:26

All Isreal shall be saved.

Romans 11:27-29

The new covenant and glad tidings will be presented to Isreal in the future.

Revelation 7:1-8

144,000 sealed out of every tribe who may well be used to have part in the proclamation of the glad tidings of the kingdom.

Revelation 7:9-17

Possibly the result of the glad tidings of the kingdom.

Revelation 11:3-13

Testimony of the 2 witnesses.

Revelation 14:1-5,12

More details of the 144,000.

Revelation 14:6

The everlasting glad tidings proclaimed by the angel flying in mid-heaven.

JT v48, pp457

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Endurance of the saints especially under persecution in the tribulation. See link in Rev.14:12.

Mark 13:13

Matthew 24:13 (P)

Luke 21:19

Revelation 14:12

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Abomination of desolation, probably when the false prophet defiles the temple. This begins the great Tribulation and God provides a place of protection for the remnant. See scripture links in Mark 13:14,15 and Luke 21:20-25. Numerous links below.

Mark 13:14,15

Link with Matt. 24:15-21.

Psalms 27:5

Applies mostly to David ,but also prehaps a hint of protection for the remnant during the great tribulation.

Psalms 31:20

Keepest them concealed.

Psalms 57:1

I take refuge in thee.

Psalms 83:3

Hidden ones.

Psalms 91:4

Hint of protection for the remnant during the great tribulation.

Isaiah 2:12

Day of the Lord.

Isaiah 26:20,21

A hiding place for the remnant during the great tribulation.

Jeremiah 30:7-11

Time of Jacobs trouble, the great tribulation.

Daniel 2:32,33,41-45

The great image, ending in the beast and the destruction of the image by the stone that smote it.

Daniel 9:20-27

70 wks. of Daniel's prophecy, and details of the beast in vss. 26 and 27.

Daniel 11:36-39

The beast.

Daniel 12:5-7

Probably the time of the great tribulation. Day of the Lord.

Zechariah 11:15-17

Could be a reference to the false prophet.

Matthew 10:15

Day of the Lord.

Matthew 24:15-21 (P,M)

Luke 21:20-25

Link with Matt. 24:15-21.

2 Thessalonians 2:3-10

Man of sin and his end by the breath of his (the Lord Jesus) mouth.

Revelation 12:4-6,13-17

Satan tries to destroy the faithful remnant, but God protects them for 3 and 1/2 yrs.

Revelation 13:1-18

The beast and the false prophet.

Beast and False Prophet

The great image has feet part of iron,and part of clay. This points to the revived Roman empire of the beast and false prophet. Could also be the Assyrian.

Mark 13:14

Isaiah 28:14,15

Daniel 2:32,33,41-45 (P)

Daniel 7:21-26

Daniel 8:9,24

Daniel 9:27

Daniel 11:36-39

Daniel 11:40

Zechariah 11:15-17

Matthew 24:15

John 5:43

He comes in his own name in contrast to Christ who comes in his Father's name.

2 Thessalonians 2:3,4

Revelation 13:1-18

Revelation 14:9,10

Revelation 16:10,16

Revelation 17:11-14

Revelation 20:10

JT v48, pp513

JND v2, pp310-321

JND Collected writings.

Hiding place for God's people (remnant), during the great Tribulation.

Mark 13:14

Psalms 31:20

Psalms 83:3

J.N.D. Bible see footnote "f" hidden ones Psalm 31:20.

Psalms 91:4

Isaiah 26:20,21 (P)

Daniel 11:41

Possibly the nations of (Edom),Moab and Ammon escape the beast, because it is a hiding place for the remnant of Isreal.

Matthew 24:17,18

Luke 21:20,21

Revelation 12:6,14

JND v11, pp130,131

JND Collected writings.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Michael helping the faithful remnant of Israel at the time of the Tribulation. Note also how the 144,000 are protected in Rev.7&14 and those that flee to safety in Matt.24:16. Also see the idea of how the remnant in Malachi were spared, Mal.3:16-18.

Mark 13:19

Isaiah 12:2

Daniel 12:1 (P)

Joel 3:2

Malachi 3:16-18

Matthew 24:16

JND v2, pp364

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp110-111

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

If those days had not been cut short no flesh would survive. On account of the elect were those days cut short. See scripture links in Mark 13:19,20. Also Joel 3:2(Armageddon) and other links below.

Mark 13:19,20

Link with Matt. 24:22.

Isaiah 65:8,9

Daniel 7:25

Joel 3:2

Matthew 24:22 (P,M)

Revelation 12:14

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Also involving Christ's appearing. See further references in Joel 2:1,2.

Mark 13:19,26

Psalms 2:1-9

Psalms 11:6

Psalms 82:8

Isaiah 2:12 (P,M)

Isaiah 11:4,11

Isaiah 13:6-10

Isaiah 24:21-23

Isaiah 30:30-33

Isaiah 34:3-8

Isaiah 63:1-6

Isaiah 66:15,16

Jeremiah 25:15,30-33

Ezekiel 13:5

Ezekiel 20:33

Ezekiel 30:3

Daniel 2:35,44,45

Daniel 7:10-12

Daniel 8:26

Daniel 9:26

Daniel 9:27

Daniel 11:36-39

Daniel 12:1

Joel 1:15

Joel 2:1,2

See further references as to the trumpet, darkness ect.

Joel 2:11,31

Joel 2:12

See footnote "i" JND bible

Joel 3:2,3,9-17

Amos 5:18,20

Obadiah 1:15

Micah 4:11-13

Zephaniah 1:7,14-18

Zephaniah 2:11

Zephaniah 2:2

Zephaniah 3:8

Haggai 2:6-8,20,21

Zechariah 12:1-4

Zechariah 14:1-5

Malachi 4:1-6

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 24:21

Matthew 24:27,30

Matthew 24:37-39

Matthew 26:64

Luke 21:27

Acts 1:11

Acts 2:20

Colossians 3:4

Could also be related to being with Christ after the rapture.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

1 Thessalonians 2:19

Could be his public appearing or private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4,9,23

2 Thessalonians 1:7-10

2 Thessalonians 2:2,4,8

1 Timothy 6:14

2 Timothy 4:1,8

Titus 2:13

Hebrews 9:27,28

James 5:7,8

1 Peter 1:7,13

1 Peter 2:12

1 Peter 4:13

2 Peter 2:9

2 Peter 3:10

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 1:7

Revelation 3:10

Revelation 11:2,3

Revelation 13:4,5,13-15

Revelation 14:10-20

Revelation 16:13-16

Revelation 19:11-20

Revelation 20:11,13,15

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

If anyone say here is the Christ do not believe it. There shall arise false Christs and prophets to mislead if possible even the elect. See scripture link in Mark 13:22.

Mark 13:22

Link with Matt. 24:23,24.

Deuteronomy 13:1

Warning about a false prophet.

Daniel 11:35

Matthew 24:23,24 (P,M)

Matthew 24:5

John 4:48

1 John 2:18

Revelation 13:13,15

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Darkness and earthquakes in the Tribulation.

Mark 13:24,25

Isaiah 8:22

Isaiah 13:10-13 (P)

Isaiah 24:23

Joel 2:2,10,11,28-31

See link with Acts 2:20.

Joel 3:14-16

Amos 8:9

Zechariah 14:6,7

Matthew 24:29

Acts 2:20

Revelation 6:12-14

Revelation 8:12

Revelation 16:10,11

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Sun darkened, moon does not give her light, stars fall from heaven and powers of the heavens shaken. See scripture links in Mark 13:24,25 and Luke 21:25,26. See also most references in Isaiah 13:10-13.

Mark 13:24,25

Link with Matt. 24:29.

Isaiah 13:10-13

Matthew 24:29 (P,M)

Luke 21:25,26

Link with Matt. 24:29.

7 SEALS

6th SEAL: Darkness, earthquakes, heavens shaken and many hide in caves and rocks. The great day of the wrath of the Lamb. See many references below.

Mark 13:24,25

Isaiah 13:9,10

Isaiah 24:23

Ezekiel 38:19

Hosea 10:8

Mountains cover us and hills, fall on us.

Joel 2:28-32

Joel 3:14-16

Amos 8:9

Haggai 2:6

Zechariah 14:6,7

Matthew 24:7,29,30

Luke 21:25,26

Revelation 6:12-17 (P)

JND v5, pp22

JND Collected writings.

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

As the lightning goes forth from the east and shines in the west so shall be the coming of the Son of man, also v 30 then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven. See scripture link in Mark 13:26 and Luke 21:2. See also many links in Is.2:12.

Mark 13:26

Link with Matt 24:27,30.

Isaiah 2:12

Zechariah 9:14

Matthew 24:27,30 (P,M)

The Lord answers the disciples question of Vs.3, what is the sign of thy coming.

Luke 17:24

Luke 21:27

Link with Matt.24:27.30.

Acts 1:6,7,11

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

He shall send his angels with a great sound of trumpet, and they shall gather his elect from the four winds. See scripture link with Mark 13:27. See most references of regathering in Deut.30:3-10.

Mark 13:27

Link with Matt 24:31.

Deuteronomy 30:3-10

Matthew 24:31 (P,M)

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Heaven and earth will shall pass away, but my words shall in no wise pass away. See scripture links in Mark 13:31, and Luke 21:33.

Mark 13:31

Link with Matt 24:35.

Psalms 102:26,27

Isaiah 49:6-12

Isaiah 51:6

Matthew 24:35 (P,M)

Luke 21:33

Link with Matt 24:35.

1 Peter 1:25

Revelation 20:11

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Thus also shall be the coming of the Son of man. See scripture links in Mark 13:32 and Luke 21:34. The Lord answers the disciples' question about the time of His return. "No one knows that but my Father alone".

Mark 13:32

Link with Matt. 24:38,39.

Deuteronomy 29:29

Hidden things belong to Jehovah, and the revealed to us and our children.

Matthew 24:36-39 (P)

Matthew 25:31

Luke 17:23-26

Luke 21:34

Link with Matt. 24:38,39.

Acts 1:6,7

2 Peter 3:4

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Christ's teaching about the faithful and prudent bondman. In Mark and Luke the Lord instructs the bondman to watch.

Mark 13:33-37

Matthew 24:45-47 (P)

Luke 12:40-44

Luke 21:36

JT v48, pp466

JND v11, pp210

JND Collected writings.

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Watch therefore for you know not in what hour your Lord comes. See scripture links in Mark 13:33 and Luke 21:36. Also 1 Thess.5:1-4.

Mark 13:33

Link with Matt. 24:42.

Malachi 3:1

Matthew 24:42,43 (P,M)

Luke 12:39

Luke 21:36

Link with Matt. 24:42.

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4

The parable of the 10 virgins. Need to be watching and ready for the bridegroom whether it be the faithful remnant or the church. The bridegroom tarrying is a test, see connections as to the morning star and other references as to watching and waiting.

Mark 13:35-37

Watch.

Matthew 22:2

Wedding feast.

Matthew 25:1-13 (P,M)

The bride is not emphasized here, but more the virgins not being ready. and those (professing believers)who had no oil in their lamps.

Luke 12:40

Be ye ready.

Luke 21:36

Watch therefore.

John 3:29

John the baptist as the friend of the bridegroom.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

To await his Son from the heavens.

2 Peter 1:19

Until the day dawn and the morning star arise in your hearts.

Revelation 2:28

Overcomer in Thyatira promised the morning star.

Revelation 19:7

The marriage of the Lamb is come.

Revelation 21:2

As a bride adorned for her husband.

Revelation 21:9

the bride the Lambs wife.

Revelation 22:16

The bright and morning star.

FER v7, pp190

FER v9, pp331

JBS v1, pp473,474

JBS v2, pp194

JT v48, pp414,415

JT v48, pp467-474

JT v48, pp455

JT v48, pp463

JND v2, pp292

JND Collected writings.

JND v5, pp115,116

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp180

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp239

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp210

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp248

JND Collected writings