The Fig Tree Has Budded

Welcome back, Bible lovers! We're studying America, Israel and the Church, and we're in the midst of looking at Jesus's prophetic words to His disciples upon the Mount of Olives when they asked, "What will be the sign of Your coming?" Today, we'll continue in Matthew 24:36-51, Mark 13:28-37 and Luke 21:29-38. Grab your scuba …

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Birth Pains Always Lead to Birth…but What is Being Birthed?

Do you feel the pressure these days? As if living in a COVID world is not difficult enough, we have suffered through the longest, most belligerent and hateful election season in the history of our country. Unfortunately, 2021 may make 2020 look like a game on the playground! But for the believer, we have hope! …

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Part 4 – Understanding the Present: How Close are We?

Week 3 of Understanding the Times Arguably, the most important sign of the last days is expressed in the parable of the fig tree, recorded in Matthew 24:32-35. In it, the fig tree represents Israel, and putting forth leaves is representative of Israel's re-birth in 1948. Israel MUST be back in the land in order …

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Part 3 – Understanding the Present: How Close are We?

Week 3 of Understanding the Times Ok, friends, let's jump right back in! We're in Matthew 24, so if you have missed the past two days, browse back to those sessions before diving in here. We are looking specifically at Jesus' parable of the fig tree, found in Matthew 24:32-35, and we've established the fact …

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