|Overview - Matthew 24|
|1||Christ foretells the destruction of the temple;|
|3||what and how great calamities shall be before it;|
|29||the signs of his coming to judgment.|
|36||And because that day and hour are unknown,|
|42||we ought to watch like good servants, expecting every moment our Master's coming.|
Matthew 24:26 (King James Version)
Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not.
- Our Lord not only foretells the appearance of these impostors, but also the manner and circumstance of their conduct. Accordingly, Josephus says that many impostors persuaded the people to follow them to the desert, promising them signs and wonders done by the providence of God
- (See also Acts 21:38 ).One persuaded the people to go up into the temple, which being set on fire by the Romans, Acts 21:6 Acts 21:000 ; perished in the flames.
- he is in the desert
- 3:1 Isaiah 40:3 ; Luke 3:2 Luke 3:3 ; Acts 21:38