The Fall of Jerusalem: The Gospel Accounts: A Chronological Harmony

The Fall of Jerusalem

Reading Assignment:

Matthew 24:1-35
Mark 13:1-31
Luke 21:5-36

Daniel 12:1

Did you understand what you read?

  1. What were the disciples showing Jesus? What did Jesus say about these things?
  2. Later that day, what did the disciples want to know concerning Jesus’ remarks?
  3. What signs did Jesus say the disciples were to ignore? Why?
  4. What major events would take place before the buildings in Jerusalem would be destroyed?
  5. What key event were the disciples to watch for that would tell them the end was very near?
  6. How fast were the disciples to leave Jerusalem?
  7. Why would it be bad to be pregnant, nursing a child at this time? Why should they pray that it doesn’t happen during the winter or on a Sabbath day?
  8. How bad would the devastation be?
  9. What danger would come from people claiming to be the Messiah?
  10. Who all would take note of this judgment and groan because of it?
  11. What lesson is to be learned from the fig tree?
  12. How soon would all these things happen?
  13. How certain was Jesus that these things would take place?