Thomas Thayer: Why do the New Testament writers so frequently speak of the destruction of Jerusalem?

Why, indeed, should the destruction of Jerusalem be regarded as of such immense moment, that Christ and his apostles should be continually speaking of it, especially when we consider the nature, and object, and solemn importance of the cause in which they were engaged?

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Lewis Todd: A defense containing the author’s renunciation of Universalism (1834)

It may be urged In favour of the universalist exposition of the 25th of Matthew, that the spread of the Gospel among the Gentiles and their induction into the gospel faith, is what is meant by the “blessed coming to inherit the kingdom,” &c. and their coming into life eternal; but this did not take place in any special sense, at the destruction of Jerusalem.

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T.B. Thayer: The “Appearance” ; “Coming” ; “Revelation” & in Scripture (1843)

These passages show that the revelation of Christ in judgment was, very near, on the eve of opening when the revelator wrote, which, as we have said, was immediately preceding the event, about A. D. 69; and the destruction of Jerusalem took place about two years after, A. D. 70, so fulfilling all the predictions of Christ and his apostles

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