Luke Chapter 21

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.

Luke 21:5,6

Matthew 24:1,2 (P)

Mark 13:1,2

Luke 19:42-44

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.

Luke 21:6

Daniel 9:26

Matthew 24:2

Mark 13:2

Luke 19:41-44 (P)

Christ Speaks of the Destruction of Jerusalem

Christ speaks to his disciples about the coming destruction of Jerusalem. See most references in Matt.24:1,2.

Luke 21:6,7 (P)

Matthew 24:1,2

JND v11, pp211,212

JND Collected writings.

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.

Luke 21:6

Daniel 9:26 (P)

Matthew 24:2

Mark 13:2

Luke 19:41-44

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.

Luke 21:8

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)

Mark 13:5,6

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.

Luke 21:8

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

Mark 13:5-6

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.

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.

Luke 21:8-36

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?

Mark 13:4-37

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 speaking to his disciples about the end of the age. See events in Matt.24:3-42.

Luke 21:8-36 (P,M)

Matthew 24:3-42

JND v2, pp294

JND Collected writings.+

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.

Luke 21:9-11

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

Daniel 7:8,9,27

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

Matthew 24:7,8 (P,M)

Mark 13:7,8

Links with Matt. 24;7,8.

Revelation 6:2-8

Four horses likely link with these wars.

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.

Luke 21:12

Link with Matt. 24:9,10.

Matthew 10:17

Matthew 24:9,10 (P,M)

Mark 13:9

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

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

Luke 21:19

Matthew 24:13 (P)

Mark 13:13

Revelation 14:12

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

Luke 21:20,21

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

Mark 13:14

Revelation 12:6,14

JND v11, pp130,131

JND Collected writings.

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.

Luke 21:20-25

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)

Mark 13:14,15

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.

Jerusalem trodden down by the nations. Note no reference of this in Matt 24 or Mark 13. Could this connect more with the destruction of Jerusalem under Titus and their final dispersion among the nations after Masada and link with Deut 28:64-66?

Luke 21:24 (P)

Zechariah 12:3-9

Revelation 11:2

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Nations gathered against Jerusalem. God coming in to defend His people, Judah, ( possible link to battle of Armageddon)? See also Joel 3:2. but that is doubtful about Armageddon.

Luke 21:24

Joel 3:1,2,9-17

Zechariah 12:3-9 (P)

JND v2, pp50,51

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp339,342,367

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp277

JND Collected writings.

Given to John a reed to measure the temple, and the altar, and them that worship in it. (This is the temple that will exist during the tribulation). Outer court given up to the nations and they tread under foot 42 months. See many references below.

Luke 21:24

Could this be the time when the desolator takes over and or the time when Titus destroyed Jeusalem in 70 A.D.?

Ezekiel 40:3,5

Final earthly temple during thr millenium.

Daniel 9:27

The desolator (beast) will take over the temple and cause the sacrifices to cease in the middle of the week.

Zechariah 2:1,2

Man with a measuring line in his hand.

Matthew 24:15

The desolator takes over as in Dan.9:27.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

Man of sin revealed. See Dan.9:27 and Matt.24:15.

Revelation 11:1,2 (P)

Revelation 21:15

Final heavenly temple in the millenium and the eternal day.

JND v5, pp31,32

JND Collected writings.

Blessings and Curses

Blessings and curses of keeping or not keeping the commandments and restoration in the future. See Deut.30:3-10 for future restoration. Note Moses covers the deportation to Babylon vs.49 then the dispersion vss.64-66 after the fall of Jerusalem 70A.D..

Luke 21:24

Being led captive into all the nations and trodden down of the nations may more link with Deut.28:64-66 the fall of Jerusalem in A.D.70 but the following vss.25,26 more connect with Rev.11:1,2.

Deuteronomy 28:1-68 (P)

Vs.1-14 blessings. Vs.15-68 curses.

Deuteronomy 29:1-29

History and consequences if Isreal failed to honor the covenant at Horeb.

Isaiah 25:8

Jeremiah 7:21

Jeremiah 44:2,6,22

Ezekiel 5:14

Ezekiel 22:15,16

Ezekiel 33:28

Ezekiel 36:34,35

Matthew 10:15

Acts 7:51-53

Romans 11:22-36

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.

Luke 21:25,26

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

Mark 13:24,25

Revelation 6:12-17 (P)

JND v5, pp22

JND Collected writings.

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.

Luke 21:25,26

Link with Matt. 24:29.

Isaiah 13:10-13

Matthew 24:29 (P,M)

Mark 13:24,25

Link with Matt. 24:29.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

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

Luke 21:27

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

Mark 13:19,26

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

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.

Luke 21:27

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.

Mark 13:26

Link with Matt 24:27,30.

Luke 17:24

Acts 1:6,7,11

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.

Luke 21:33

Link with Matt 24:35.

Psalms 102:26,27

Isaiah 49:6-12

Isaiah 51:6

Matthew 24:35 (P,M)

Mark 13:31

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".

Luke 21:34

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

Mark 13:32

Link with Matt. 24:38,39.

Luke 17:23-26

Acts 1:6,7

2 Peter 3:4

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Christ's condemnation of the unfaithful bondman.

Luke 21:34,35

Matthew 24:48-51 (P)

Luke 12:39,45-48

1 Thessalonians 5:2

2 Peter 3:3,4

JND v5, pp54,55

JND Collected writings.

JBS v1, pp479

JND v5, pp115

JND v11, pp179,180

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp239

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp248

JND Collected writings.

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.

Luke 21:36

Watch therefore.

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.

Mark 13:35-37

Watch.

Luke 12:40

Be ye ready.

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, pp463

JT v48, pp455

JT v48, pp467-474

JND v2, pp292

JND Collected writings.

JND v5, pp115,116

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp180

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp210

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp239

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp248

JND Collected writings

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.

Luke 21:36

Matthew 24:45-47 (P)

Mark 13:33-37

Luke 12:40-44

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.

Luke 21:36

Link with Matt. 24:42.

Malachi 3:1

Matthew 24:42,43 (P,M)

Mark 13:33

Link with Matt. 24:42.

Luke 12:39

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4