9.15 His Teaching on God's Kingdom

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Aug 20 9.15 The Pharisees asked Jesus when Gods kingdom would come and he replied. “The kingdom isnt coming visibly. Nor will people say, Its here, or Its there, because Gods kingdom is among you.”1 Jesus said to his disciples, “The time will come when you will long to see just one day of the Son of man, but you wont. People will tell you He is here or there, but dont go in pursuit. For the Son of man in his day will be like lightning2 flashing across the entire sky. But first, he must suffer much and be rejected by this generation. As it was in Noahs day,3 so it will be in the days of the Son of man.

Aug 21 People ate, drank, married and betrothed until Noah entered the ark and the flood destroyed all. So also in Lots day. They ate, drank, bought, sold, planted and built, but when Lot left Sodom, fire and brimstone from heaven destroyed all. So it will be on the day the Son of man is revealed. On that day, no one on rooftop or on the field should go into the house for any goods. Remember Lots wife! Whoever saves his life will lose it; whoever loses his life will save it.4 I say, that night there will be two people in one bed; one will be taken, the other left. Two women will be grinding together; one will be taken, the other left. Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other left.” The disciples asked, “Taken where, Lord?” Jesus replied, “Where a dead body is, there   vultures5 gather.