20 “When you see Jerusalem being surrounded by armies,(A)you will know that its desolation is near.21 Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains, let those in the city get out, and let those in the country not enter the city. In Luke 21:25-26, He spoke of unmistakable calamity to shake the earth before the coming of Jesus. Luke 21:34-36 - World English Bible. And what will be the sign that they … 3) Reflection • The Gospel today begins with the discourse of Jesus called the Apocalyptic Discourse. 1. looked up--He had "sat down over against the treasury" ( Mark 12:41), probably to rest, for He had continued long standing as he taught in the temple court ( Mark 11:27), and "looking up He saw"--as in Zaccheus' case, not quite casually. And gifts — Which persons delivered from imminent dangers had, in accomplishment of their vows, hung on the walls and pillars. 4. In Luke 21:34-36 Jesus said that He would come as a surprise, a snare – and emphasized the importance of readiness. Advent in and as a Time of Crisis; A Virgin Shall Conceive (Luke 1. Great diversity of opinion prevails in regard to the predictio. The history books record that in the year A.D. 1415 a battle was waged in the field of Agincourt between two great nations—England and France. Be exhorted to cast liberally into the offerings of God, by the encouraging considerations which are placed before you in His Word. Luke"s interruption of Jesus" teaching suggests a break of some kind in His thought. Apparently a primary word; a spot, i.e. Jesus told his disciples: 34 "So be careful, or your hearts will be loaded down with carousing, drunkenness, and cares of this life, and that day will come on you suddenly. : Luke is the only New Testament writer to speak explicitly of a suffering Messiah (Lk 24:26, 46; Acts 3:18; 17:3; 26:23). Naturally his disciples want Jesus to predict the future: they hope Jesus to tell them exactly when the temple will be destroyed. A primary particle of connection or addition; both or also. And the gilding of many parts mad… . 2. • Luke 21:12. Christ's Promise the Support of His Despised Ministers, Encouragement from Christ's Promised Advent, Patient Self-Possession in Times of Trial, The Desolation of Jerusalem Confirms Our Faith in God's Promises, The giving out of abundance and out of penury. From numerous references, we can conclude that evil spirits crave embodiment. Luke 21, Coffman Commentaries on the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. Luke 21:5-11 The Word of God When some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, Jesus said, "As for these things that you see, the days will come when not one stone will be left upon another; all will be thrown down." There will be great earthquakes, famines, and pestilences in various places, along with fearful sights and great signs from heaven. 26-38) - Listen to this reflection (mp3) Light Coming (John 1. Saturday in Thirty Fourth Week of Ordinary Time. DAILY-HOMILY is a Catholic-based Scripture and Homily Reflections. 3. Natural disasters (Luke 21:11) 3. 24-37) Of uncertain affinity; a plague. (a) a pestilence, (b) a pestilent fellow. i. He omits here "the beginning of troubles." Reflection: Luke 21:5-11 34th Week of Ordinary Time – Luke 21:5-11 “The days will come”. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. Verse. Sometimes endurance is not enough, not even nearly. (3) Be exhorted, once more, to give liberally, by the consideration of the promise of an abundant recompense, both in this world and in the world to come. 1. It is a great source for scripture readings, homilies and reflections for Weekdays, Sundays and Holydays of Obligation. July 2, 1996. From, away from. Mark was the first of the Gospels to be written, and Matthew and Luke use it as one of their sources. The story must have circulated that a farmer not far from Christ’s old home in Nazareth had made it big. This poor Widow hath cast in more than they all. Luke 21:10 Then He told them, "Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. It is a long discourse which will be the theme of the Gospels in the next days up to the last week of the liturgical year. The idea of a suffering Messiah is not found in the Old Testament or in other Jewish literature prior to the New Testament period, although the idea is hinted at in Mk 8:31–33. Luke 21:25-27 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; …, Matthew 24:29,30 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: …. Luk 21:7 - “Teacher,” they asked, “when will these things happen? Luke 12:13-21 . Persecution (Luke 21:12–19) Persecution and testimony (Luke 21:12–13) Divine wisdom (Luke 21:14–15) Division of family, possible martyrdom, and hatred (Luke 21:16–17) Divine protection of others (Luke 21:18) Endurance leading to salvation (Luke 21:19) 4. Luke 21:12 But before all this, they will seize you and persecute you. 1-8) - Listen to this reflection (mp3) Signs of the Times (Mark 13. The sixth sign is the persecution. A famine, hunger. Luke 21:11 And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven. Terrific portent. a gale, an earthquake. or "travail-pangs," which we find in St. Matthew and St. Mark. This is because the second coming of Jesus has two distinct aspects, separated by an appreciable time. Now, in today’s Gospel another sign is added. 4 th sign: earthquakes in different places (Lk 21:11); 5 th sign: hunger, plagues and signs in the sky (Lk 21:11); Yesterday’s Gospel ends here. Probably from leipo; a scarcity of food. He answers with clearness and fulness, as far as was necessary to teach them their duty; for all knowledge is desirable as far as it is in order to practice. Luke 11:24-26 is a complex passage so a little background is in order. LUKE 21:5-6. Gaye Strathearn. Reflections on Discipleship. Verse 10-11. . 6 th sign: the persecution of Christians (Lk 21:12-19). It is a great source for scripture readings, homilies and reflections for Weekdays, Sundays and Holydays of Obligation. Today Jesus tells his disciples that one day the temple will come down! A shaking (as an earthquake); a storm. And, both. Luke 20 Luke 22 Chapter 21. For example, when Jesus drove the spirits out of the man in the Gadarenes ( Mark 5:1-17 ) they begged to be allowed to inhabit a … Talk about a tycoon, about a richly blessed man, his old ample barns weren’t big enough—he had to build new ones. Luke 21:1-4.THE WIDOW'S TWO MITES. Answer: The Parable of the Rich Fool can be found in Luke 12:13–21. I am, exist. Many believe the events are parallel, but there are enough differences between those accounts and this passage in Luke to lead one to believe the events are different (cf. Luke 21 – New International Version (NIV) | Biblica – Biblica As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven. It seems clear from what follows, in Luke 21:11 especially, that Jesus now broadened His perspective from the wars that would precede the destruction of Jerusalem to include later wars. Red Letter. CHAPTER 21. 6-9, 19-34) - Listen to this reflection (mp3) Wild Honey (Mark 1. Chapter 21 is a scene that pictures God’s people as always gathering to wait together for resurrection. Luke 21:5-11 New International Version (NIV) The Destruction of the Temple and Signs of the End Times 5 Some of his disciples were remarking about how the temple was adorned with beautiful stones and with gifts dedicated to God. Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Plural. On account of My name they will deliver you to the synagogues and prisons, and they will bring you before kings and governors. (Read Luke 21:5-28) With much curiosity those about Christ ask as to the time when the great desolation should be. Paragraph. New Bible Reflections ... Luke 12:13-21, Poor rich fool Luke 12:13-21, Poor rich fool. The issue here is not ownership of possessions but ownership by possessions. THE CONTEXT. Some of them (as an eye witness who lately measured them writes) were forty - five cubits long, five high, and six broad; yet brought thither from another country. Luke 5:1-11 records the selection of three of these. ... Luke 21 :: King James Version (KJV) Strong's. Neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of semaino; an indication, especially ceremonially or supernaturally. Both the rich and the poor should contribute to pious and charitable purposes, and that according to their respective ability. 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