This chapter regarding Jesus’ prophecies uttered from the slopes of Olivet is paralleled in Matthew 24 and Mark 13. Matthew’s account is the fullest; but it is easier to make a separation of the prophecies regarding Jerusalem and those regarding the Second Coming, in the account here.
Eight metaphors here praise God’s sufficiency as fulfilling every need for those who love him. “Strength, Rock, Fortress, Deliverer, Refuge, Shield, Horn, High Tower, etc., such graphic titles as these are all suggestive of impregnability.
There is a dramatic switch in this chapter to the development of the most wonderful prophecies in the Old Testament concerning the appearance in our world of the Dayspring from on High, the holy Messiah, the True Israel of God, namely, The Lord Jesus Christ, who in spite of every hindrance, even the rejection of his own nation, would bring God’s salvation to the whole world, Jews and Gentiles alike.
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