Bible Study: The Close of the Age
Opening Hymn: LSB 413 O Wondrous Type! O Vision Fair
Creed (Back Cover)
Lord’s Prayer (Back Cover)
1) The Signs
a) What’s the first sign that Jesus tells them about?
i) When do the disciples imagine this will happen?
ii) How does Jesus answer?
(1) So, when will the end come?
(2) What shall we do, then?
b) Should we be watchers of the signs, trying to predict the end?
i) Why not?
ii) Is this the end, right now?
2) The Abomination of Desolation
a) What is Jesus talking about?
i) Can we gain anything, then from His words?
ii) Which warning does He give again?
b) When Christ returns will we know?
i) Which popular doctrine does the speak against?
ii) How have the vultures already begun to circle?
3) The true coming of the Christ
a) Who will see this coming?
i) What will their reaction be?
iii) What about those of true faith?
b) Which generation will not pass away?
i) How should this, and the prophesies of suffering for the faithful, give us hope?
ii) How near is Christ?
(1) What two things does Christ warn against, when considering His second coming?
(2) How then, do we wait?
Closing Prayer: Luther’s Morning Prayer, pg. 327