The other morning we were looking at Mark’s Gospel and, in particular, chs. 11-13. Chapter 13 involves some hotly debated views on what precisely is being referred to. Is it the destruction of the temple, or the second coming, or both?

Regardless of one’s views on this one thing is clear from what Jesus says. In whatever context they find themselves Jesus’ disciples (whether the apostles, Mark’s original audience or the church today) should get on with the missionary task he gives us:

And the gospel must first be proclaimed to all nations. (13: 10, ESV)

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