Arthur Pink: The Prophetic Scope of Matthew 24

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That part of our Lord’s prophetic discourse recorded in Luke 21 (to the middle of v. 24) was all fulfilled by the year A.D. 70.


The Prophetic Scope of Matthew 24

By Arthur Pink


The prophetic discourse of Christ found in Matthew 24 and 25 was delivered by Him in private to a few of His disciples less than a week before the Crucifixion. He had left the Temple for the last time. His public ministry was completed. He had announced to the leaders of the nation that, “your house is left unto you desolate,” and had declared, “You shall not see Me henceforth, till you shall say, Blessed is He that comes in the name of the Lord.”


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Date: 31 Oct 2005
Time: 23:33:01

great teaching…partial preterism is the correct understanding of the themes in my view,,,,it is true, but sad,,that not long after the start of the new nazarene faith,,that rome came and swept it and polluted it with pagan doctrines,,such as trinity and sunday ..we are in similar shape as the carcus mentioned by our lord…judgement will begin in the house of God,,,God is One,,,not Three in One,,as the mass of deceivers have said,,,salvation is prohibited from anyone who accpts the trinty doctine of rome’s constantine in 325 AD..

we must drive this point to all who wish to enter paradise…One God..father Yehwah,,,One Lord..prince yeshua the Massiah ..no other way.
Mik…UAE. Dubai


Date: 17 Dec 2010
Time: 16:14:06

To the statement above let it not be said that GOD isnt a Tri Unity. The Church at the consil of Nicea wasnt the Roman Catholic Church it was the church at large ( universalist church) all Churchs of Christ. David that is King David understood GOD as a Tri Une GOD it wasnt invented by the Nicene gathering it was just formed as a term for the doctrine. What shall we say about who raised Christ from the dead for instance. #1. Gal 1:1 Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and “God the Father”, who raised him from the dead;#2. John 2:19 Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days “I will raise it up”. #3.But if the “Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead” dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.

As you can see its obvious when one asks WHO raised Christ from the Dead, GOD OUR FATHER, GOD THE SON, or GOD THE HOLY SPRIT, well let it be finally seen by my brother in the above statement that GOD is TRI UNE for God the Father raised Christ as well as Christ raised Himself from the dead and also as we can see The Holy Spirit aswell raised Christ Jesus from the dead. SO WHO RAISED CHRIST FROM THE DEAD ( GOD did) in all Three forms.
If you want to say its not an older testament doctrine then read Isaiah 48:16 Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I: and now the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, hath sent me.

This is Jesus speaking: there am I, and now the LORD GOD FATHER and His HOLY SPRIT has sent me.

Please understand this to be in love for there is a HOLY TRIUNITY and it is this thast is found even more so in the Hebrew than in english however there are enough proofs to see it in our language. Just think was Jesus a Vintriliquest when He was Baptised and spoke from also from heaven saying this is my Son in whom I am well pleased, I say no it was our heavenly Father as the scriptures state.
If Jesus loved Himself it would have been Sinful. The Father loves the Son are two of the GOD head. You can also see this doctrine in the first pages of our Bible when God says Gen 1:26 And God said, Let “us” make man in “our” image,

I Pray that the above person may make it back here to His statement above which is a heretical doctrine to suppose that Jesus is the Father or the Spirit and in anyother way you may choose to switch them around, to try and make God fit the doctrine you have been taught. PRAY that you will see the truth and leave that false doctrine. However I wouldnt damn you for not, because I dont know if God himself would. God Bless rcscrolls@aol.com


Date: 17 Dec 2010
Time: 16:14:06

To the statement above let it not be said that GOD isnt a Tri Unity. The Church at the consil of Nicea wasnt the Roman Catholic Church it was the church at large ( universalist church) all Churchs of Christ. David that is King David understood GOD as a Tri Une GOD it wasnt invented by the Nicene gathering it was just formed as a term for the doctrine. What shall we say about who raised Christ from the dead for instance. #1. Gal 1:1 Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and “God the Father”, who raised him from the dead;#2. John 2:19 Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days “I will raise it up”. #3.But if the “Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead” dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.

As you can see its obvious when one asks WHO raised Christ from the Dead, GOD OUR FATHER, GOD THE SON, or GOD THE HOLY SPRIT, well let it be finally seen by my brother in the above statement that GOD is TRI UNE for God the Father raised Christ as well as Christ raised Himself from the dead and also as we can see The Holy Spirit aswell raised Christ Jesus from the dead. SO WHO RAISED CHRIST FROM THE DEAD ( GOD did) in all Three forms.
If you want to say its not an older testament doctrine then read Isaiah 48:16 Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I: and now the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, hath sent me.

This is Jesus speaking: there am I, and now the LORD GOD FATHER and His HOLY SPRIT has sent me.

Please understand this to be in love for there is a HOLY TRIUNITY and it is this thast is found even more so in the Hebrew than in english however there are enough proofs to see it in our language. Just think was Jesus a Vintriliquest when He was Baptised and spoke from also from heaven saying this is my Son in whom I am well pleased, I say no it was our heavenly Father as the scriptures state.
If Jesus loved Himself it would have been Sinful. The Father loves the Son are two of the GOD head. You can also see this doctrine in the first pages of our Bible when God says Gen 1:26 And God said, Let “us” make man in “our” image,

I Pray that the above person may make it back here to His statement above which is a heretical doctrine to suppose that Jesus is the Father or the Spirit and in anyother way you may choose to switch them around, to try and make God fit the doctrine you have been taught. PRAY that you will see the truth and leave that false doctrine. However I wouldnt damn you for not, because I dont know if God himself would. God Bless rcscrolls@aol.com


Date: 24 Sep 2011
Time: 14:38:02

As of this “writing” I haven’t thoroughly read this whole article, but Pink’s assertion that Luke omits any mention of Jesus’ “coming” has got to be the most astounding claim he makes anywhere. It doesn’t matter what your eschatological position is; even a cursory glance at the text shows the following:

(Greek) “kai tote opsontai ton huion tou anthropou erchomenon nephele meta dunameos kai doxes polles”

(Eng.) “And then they will be seeing the Son of [the] Man COMING in a cloud with power and glory great.”

Wow. How did Pink manage that??? One can argue as to whether we should construe that “coming” literally or figuratively, but to actually say it *isn’t there*??? Just . . . wow. Talk about betraying your bias.

-Andy in Toronto


Date: 19 Sep 2011
Time: 14:17:19

It is very simple, when the man rescinds his alliegance to sloth and machinations clothed in supposed “scholarly” exegesis. Darby himself spoke of the burgeoning evil of man in the “Millennium” posited in Premillennialism, “When this obedience is not paid, excision takes place, so that all is peaceful and happy.”(Collective Writings, xi., p. 534). The Millennium spoken of here is one where Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, is in bondage to a burgeoning evil, along with his Glorified Elect. This theory also places under bondage to evil the very creation said in Romans 8:20-21, to be freed unto regeneration. As we know from Genesis 4:10, with evil present and violations of wicked sin such as murder occurring, even with Darby’s “excisions” physically of the sinners under the iron rod rule of Christ, the creation will be tainted with the wickedness of sin once again. The rule of God in righteousness and justice is absolute not taste upon God’s ability to put down the rebellion or opposition but based upon God’s ability to entirely extirpate sin from his creation. The Premillennial “Millennium” associates of glorified Christ, bathed in absolute righteousness and glory, along with his siblings of the same constitution, with the sin and death which, according to Romans 8, should have been cleansed away forever in the presence of such glory. We have a Bible, especially Isaiah, replete with allusions to a time commensurate with the commandment of the Great Commission, the subversion of Christ’s enemies under his feet (Psalm 110, 1 Corinthians 15) and the destruction of the first Beast (apostate political power) and the second Beast or False Prophet (false/apostate religious power. This time alluded to by the occurrences fulfilling the aforementioned vss., will be an indefinite “millennium” of increasing righteousness where the Church of Christ will expand under the sovereign election of those Jesus commands to be evangelized i.e…..
Acts 1:8 (ESV) 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
Nature itself will also see a burgeoning of righteousness in that the very animals themselves who were made blood thirsty in the fall, will have a change in the fundamental integrity of their nature, just as man will experience en masse…
–Isaiah 11:6 (ESV) 6 The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the young goat, and the calf and the lion and the fattened calf together; and a little child shall lead them.
God did not allow evil to become extant to chace Good out of the world to hide in Heaven; God made evil possible, that those chosen to reign with him in submissive glory would know and harbor gratitude for the glorious & righteous state of their eternal station in a capacity superseding all created beings prior; for the glorified human will carry within himself not just a great Gift of being and station but an inextricable tale, each his own, of the rise from a torturous dead existence to the most glorious Gift of Life and a perfect appraisal of the value of that Gift, full and eternal in its provision, in the form of Selfless Love, which is what Jesus meant in say “I came to serve not to be served.” And thus we will serve our God for eternity, in perfect Joy.


Date: 24 Sep 2011
Time: 14:38:02

As of this “writing” I haven’t thoroughly read this whole article, but Pink’s assertion that Luke omits any mention of Jesus’ “coming” has got to be the most astounding claim he makes anywhere. It doesn’t matter what your eschatological position is; even a cursory glance at the text shows the following:

(Greek) “kai tote opsontai ton huion tou anthropou erchomenon nephele meta dunameos kai doxes polles”

(Eng.) “And then they will be seeing the Son of [the] Man COMING in a cloud with power and glory great.”

Wow. How did Pink manage that??? One can argue as to whether we should construe that “coming” literally or figuratively, but to actually say it *isn’t there*??? Just . . . wow. Talk about betraying your bias.

-Andy in Toronto


Date: 19 Sep 2011
Time: 14:17:19

It is very simple, when the man rescinds his alliegance to sloth and machinations clothed in supposed “scholarly” exegesis. Darby himself spoke of the burgeoning evil of man in the “Millennium” posited in Premillennialism, “When this obedience is not paid, excision takes place, so that all is peaceful and happy.”(Collective Writings, xi., p. 534). The Millennium spoken of here is one where Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, is in bondage to a burgeoning evil, along with his Glorified Elect. This theory also places under bondage to evil the very creation said in Romans 8:20-21, to be freed unto regeneration. As we know from Genesis 4:10, with evil present and violations of wicked sin such as murder occurring, even with Darby’s “excisions” physically of the sinners under the iron rod rule of Christ, the creation will be tainted with the wickedness of sin once again. The rule of God in righteousness and justice is absolute not taste upon God’s ability to put down the rebellion or opposition but based upon God’s ability to entirely extirpate sin from his creation. The Premillennial “Millennium” associates of glorified Christ, bathed in absolute righteousness and glory, along with his siblings of the same constitution, with the sin and death which, according to Romans 8, should have been cleansed away forever in the presence of such glory. We have a Bible, especially Isaiah, replete with allusions to a time commensurate with the commandment of the Great Commission, the subversion of Christ’s enemies under his feet (Psalm 110, 1 Corinthians 15) and the destruction of the first Beast (apostate political power) and the second Beast or False Prophet (false/apostate religious power. This time alluded to by the occurrences fulfilling the aforementioned vss., will be an indefinite “millennium” of increasing righteousness where the Church of Christ will expand under the sovereign election of those Jesus commands to be evangelized i.e…..
Acts 1:8 (ESV) 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
Nature itself will also see a burgeoning of righteousness in that the very animals themselves who were made blood thirsty in the fall, will have a change in the fundamental integrity of their nature, just as man will experience en masse…
–Isaiah 11:6 (ESV) 6 The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the young goat, and the calf and the lion and the fattened calf together; and a little child shall lead them.
God did not allow evil to become extant to chace Good out of the world to hide in Heaven; God made evil possible, that those chosen to reign with him in submissive glory would know and harbor gratitude for the glorious & righteous state of their eternal station in a capacity superseding all created beings prior; for the glorified human will carry within himself not just a great Gift of being and station but an inextricable tale, each his own, of the rise from a torturous dead existence to the most glorious Gift of Life and a perfect appraisal of the value of that Gift, full and eternal in its provision, in the form of Selfless Love, which is what Jesus meant in say “I came to serve not to be served.” And thus we will serve our God for eternity, in perfect Joy.


Date: 17 Dec 2010
Time: 16:14:06

To the statement above let it not be said that GOD isnt a Tri Unity. The Church at the consil of Nicea wasnt the Roman Catholic Church it was the church at large ( universalist church) all Churchs of Christ. David that is King David understood GOD as a Tri Une GOD it wasnt invented by the Nicene gathering it was just formed as a term for the doctrine. What shall we say about who raised Christ from the dead for instance. #1. Gal 1:1 Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and “God the Father”, who raised him from the dead;#2. John 2:19 Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days “I will raise it up”. #3.But if the “Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead” dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.

As you can see its obvious when one asks WHO raised Christ from the Dead, GOD OUR FATHER, GOD THE SON, or GOD THE HOLY SPRIT, well let it be finally seen by my brother in the above statement that GOD is TRI UNE for God the Father raised Christ as well as Christ raised Himself from the dead and also as we can see The Holy Spirit aswell raised Christ Jesus from the dead. SO WHO RAISED CHRIST FROM THE DEAD ( GOD did) in all Three forms.
If you want to say its not an older testament doctrine then read Isaiah 48:16 Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I: and now the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, hath sent me.

This is Jesus speaking: there am I, and now the LORD GOD FATHER and His HOLY SPRIT has sent me.

Please understand this to be in love for there is a HOLY TRIUNITY and it is this thast is found even more so in the Hebrew than in english however there are enough proofs to see it in our language. Just think was Jesus a Vintriliquest when He was Baptised and spoke from also from heaven saying this is my Son in whom I am well pleased, I say no it was our heavenly Father as the scriptures state.
If Jesus loved Himself it would have been Sinful. The Father loves the Son are two of the GOD head. You can also see this doctrine in the first pages of our Bible when God says Gen 1:26 And God said, Let “us” make man in “our” image,

I Pray that the above person may make it back here to His statement above which is a heretical doctrine to suppose that Jesus is the Father or the Spirit and in anyother way you may choose to switch them around, to try and make God fit the doctrine you have been taught. PRAY that you will see the truth and leave that false doctrine. However I wouldnt damn you for not, because I dont know if God himself would. God Bless rcscrolls@aol.com