As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?”
References for Matthew 24:3
Jesus answered: “Watch out that no one deceives you.
References for Matthew 24:4
For many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and will deceive many.
References for Matthew 24:5
You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come.
Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places.
References for Matthew 24:7
All these are the beginning of birth pains.