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  The Destruction of Jerusalem (Luke 21)
This refers to the destruction of Jerusalem mentioned in Matthew 23:38 and Matthew 24:2.
Likewise the siege of Jerusalem and the terrible time of trouble in 70 A.D. foreshadowed a future siege of Jerusalem at the end of the age.
The destruction of Jerusalem involves “vengeance” and severe judgment upon the Jews.
www.middletownbiblechurch.org /proph/luke21.htm   (1258 words)

  Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jerusalem became the capital of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, a feudal state, of which the King of Jerusalem was the chief.
Jerusalem became the capital of a 'Latin Kingdom' with a Latin church and a Latin Patriarch, all under the authority of the Pope.
Jerusalem is situated in 31° 46′ 45″ N, 35° 13′ 25″ E, upon the southern spur of a plateau the eastern side of which slopes from 2,460 ft. above sea-level north of the Temple area to 2,130 ft. at the southeastern extremity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jerusalem   (9278 words)

 The Destruction of Jerusalem By Dom Prosper Guéranger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jerusalem was then but in the beginning of her woes and of her civil strifes.
Jerusalem has drunk of the cup of madness, and nothing seems to impress her; she is drunk with the cup of God’s wrath; yea, she has drained it to the last dregs.
Jerusalem, beaten flat to the ground, and her children that were with her, was but a mass of smoking ruins.
www.catholicism.org /pages/jerusalem.htm   (8588 words)

 Jerusalem - History
Saladin succeeded in expelling the Crusaders and recaptured Jerusalem for the Muslims in 1187.
Teddy Kollek, Jerusalem’s mayor for 28 years, called the reunification of the city "the practical realization of the Zionist movement's goals." Today, a museum devoted to promoting dialogue and coexistence, the Museum on the Seam, is located at the junction of East and West Jerusalem.
Jerusalem is one issue on which the views of Israelis are unanimous: The city must remain the undivided capital of Israel.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vie/Jerusalem1.html   (2752 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Jerusalem (A.D. 71-1099)
The frontiers of this new patriarchate, as established by Chalcedon, are to the north the Lebanon, to the west the Mediterranean, to the south Sinai (Mount Sinai was certainly originally included in its boundaries), to the east Arabia and the desert.
John III of Jerusalem accepted the decrees of the orthodox Synod of Constantinople in 518 and the formula of Pope Hormisdas (514-523).
It was inevitable that the Christians of Jerusalem should try to help their fellow-countrymen to reconquer the land that had been Roman and Christian; inevitable, too, that the Moslems should punish such attempts as high treason.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08355a.htm   (7458 words)

 destruction of jerusalem part 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
To alleviate this terrible calamity, Helena, queen of Adiabena, who was at that time in Jerusalem, ordered large supplies of grain to be sent from Alexandria; and Izates, her son, consigned vast sums to the governors of Jerusalem, to be applied to the relief of the more indigent sufferers.
After Jerusalem was surrounded by the army of Titus, pestilential diseases soon made their appearance there to aggravate the miseries, and deepen the horrors of the siege.
While Jerusalem was a prey to these ferocious and devouring factions, every part of Judea was scourged and laid waste by bands of robbers and murderers, who plundered the towns; and, in case of resistance, slew the inhabitants, not sparing either women or children.
www.reformedreader.org /dojpart2.htm   (3330 words)

 Destruction of Jerusalem
The actual destruction of Jerusalem, which began in the spring of A.D. 70, was the culmination of years of conflict and provocation between the Jews and Romans.
It is said by Eusebius that not one Christian was killed in the destruction of Jerusalem.
The destruction was so complete, that a man named Turnus (Terentius) Rufus actually plowed up the land on which the temple had stood,10 so completely that it appeared as though it had never been inhabited.
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 The Jewish War and the Destruction of Jerusalem
When Jerusalem was surrounded, the Christians were to think of their safety, and seize the first opportunity for flight.
After the entire land had been subdued by Vespasian, the siege of Jerusalem itself was finally under-taken in the spring of 70 by his son Titus to end the war and destroy them.
The prophecy of Jesus to the fall of Jerusalem goes on to refer to the final coming of the Son of Man and the consummation of history when all men will be faced with judgment.
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 Credenda/Agenda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jesus predicted the destruction of the magnificent temple saying that all the stones would be thrown down with not a single stone left upon another (Matt 24:2).
Jerusalem was a formidable, walled city that offered protection from invading armies.
People who were thought to have consumed food had their stomachs ripped open in search of food, dying loved ones were cannibalized, and there was even an account of a mother who murdered and ate her baby rather than starve.
www.caledonianfire.org /caledonianfire/Credenda/jerusalem1.htm   (896 words)

 Sudden Destruction as Travail Upon a Woman With Child! by David Wilkerson May 2, 1988   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the Lord's wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of His jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land" (Zephaniah 1:14-18).
Destruction is coming suddenly as the birth pangs of a woman about to deliver a child.
Those who are the children of this gross darkness, this night of destruction, are drunken and asleep: "For they that sleep, sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night" (1 Thessalonians 5:7).
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 Destruction of Jerusalem
The following is a thumbnail sketch of the Roman/Jewish war that led to the destruction of Jerusalem and the temple in 70 A.D. I have deliberately left out many of the graphic details of this conflict.
When it was all done, the bodies of those who died from starvation and bloodshed filled the streets, Jerusalem was in complete ruins, and the temple was torn down with not one stone left on top of another.
He entered Jerusalem dressed as a king, seized the temple complex, and had the High Priest put to death.
www.newjerusalemministriesboards.com /destruction.htm   (881 words)

 II Peter 3: Destruction of Universe or Destruction of Jerusalem?
The day of God has to be the destruction of Jerusalem rather than a final advent for two reasons: First, they couldn’t look for a final advent of Christ, for there are no signs given of a final advent at the end of time.
The whole body, however, of the church at Jerusalem, having been commanded by a divine revelation given to men of approved peity therefore before the war removed from the city and dwelt at a certain town beyond the Jordan, called Pella.
To use these passages to teach about the destruction of the universe at the end of time is to rip them out of their context, not only in Jesus’ and Paul’s teaching, but also the whole Bible.
hellbusters.8m.com /prophecy/IIPet3.htm   (5120 words)

 Destruction of Jerusalem by Titus and Matthew 24
Destruction of Jerusalem by Titus and Matthew 24
The destruction of the temple was such a notable event that the disciples could only think of it happening in connection with the second coming of Christ.
Prior to the destruction of Jerusalem the "gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations" (Matt.
www.padfield.com /1998/matt24a.html   (1760 words)

 Exploring God's Word "The Destruction of Jerusalem" Chapter 11-1.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jerusalem was the crossroads of the trade routes of the world.
Jesus Wept Over Jerusalem - Jesus was probably on the caravan road between Bethany and Jerusalem and had reached a particular point on the side of the Mount of Olives that he could overlook Jerusalem.
It was then he stopped, wept, and cried, "0 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
www.greaterlife.org /egw/chapter11-1.html   (533 words)

 How Daniel 9 Anticipates the Destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The end of the assault upon Jerusalem would come as a "flood." The sense is figurative, as in Daniel 11, where the same word describes a rapidly advancing army (Dan.
The prophecy says that the destruction of the city would occur at a specified interval after the decree to rebuild Jerusalem.
After the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70, orthodox rabbinical tradition treated this event as the end of Daniel's seventy weeks (19).
www.themoorings.org /apologetics/AD70/Dan9.html   (1994 words)

 Revelation and Jerusalem's Destruction :: JustChristians.com
When Jerusalem is destroyed, with it go all the records, genealogies and traditions of Judaism, and the churches would cease suffering at their hands.
As the war against Jerusalem was waged, the Roman siege lines cut off all supplies to the city, and the infighting among various factions of the Jews caused much of the surplus food to be destroyed.
When God is finished with the destruction of Jerusalem, He replaces her with a new city, which He also calls Jerusalem.
www.justchristians.com /abundantLife/082000/8.html   (975 words)

 destruction of jerusalem part 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The vial of divine wrath, which had been so long pouring out upon this devoted city was now emptying, and JERUSALEM, once "a praise in all the earth," and the subject of a thousand prophecies, deprived of' the staff of life, wrapt in flames, and bleeding on every side sunk into utter ruin and desolation.
In executing the command of Titus, relative to the demolition of Jerusalem, the Roman soldiers not only threw down the buildings, but even dug up their foundations, and so completely levelled the whole circuit of the city, that a stranger would scarcely have known that it had ever been inhabited by human beings.
28.) After the destruction of Jerusalem seventeen hundred Jews who surrendered at Macherus were slain, and of fugitives not less than three thousand in the wood of Jardes.
www.reformedreader.org /dojpart3.htm   (3569 words)

 B. W. Johnson's The People's New Testament [Introduction to Revelation].
A holy city is the symbol of the church; a wicked city of an apostate church; a city trodden down by the Gentiles of a church overcome by worldly influence.
It is the universal testimony of the early church, that John survived the destruction of Jerusalem, that when the storm of war was gathering around that devoted city he, in obedience to the Lord's warning (Matt.
Jerusalem with Babylon, or the true with the false church.
www.mun.ca /rels/restmov/texts/bjohnson/hg1/PNT27-00.HTM   (4570 words)

 Jesus Foretells the Destruction of Jerusalem (Part 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Matthew 24:1-35; Mark 13:1-31; Luke 21:5-33 NOTE: Dates to keep in mind: The church was established in A.D. in the city of Jerusalem (Acts 2), when the Holy Spirit came upon the apostles and the Gospel was first preached.
That destruction came in A.D. 70, when the Roman Army desecrated the city and the Temple was torn apart stone by stone.
The judgment upon Jerusalem was the sign of the fact that the Son of man was reigning in heaven.
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 Credenda/Agenda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
His blood be upon us and our children!" The subsequent divine judgment against the Jews was prolonged and widespread, culminating in the destruction of the city of Jerusalem.
Many of the Jews fled to Jerusalem for safety and the city was under siege for a long period.
Although Josephus was not a Christian, he concluded "I cannot help but think that it was because God had doomed this city to destruction, as a polluted city, and was resolved to purge his sanctuary by fire.
www.caledonianfire.org /caledonianfire/Credenda/jerusalem2.htm   (474 words)

 Final Events - Destruction of Jerusalem
It is a matter of historical fact that Jerusalem was destroyed in A.D. 70 by the Roman warrior Titus.
Christ saw in Jerusalem a symbol of the world hardened in unbelief and rebellion, and hastening on to meet the retributive judgments of God.
He saw the record of sin traced in human misery, tears, and blood; His heart was moved with infinite pity for the afflicted and suffering ones of earth; He yearned to relieve them all.
finalevents.com /Event1/Sign01.asp?p=S   (266 words)

 The Destruction of Jerusalem (Getty Museum)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In the miniature depicting the Siege of Jerusalem in 70 A.D., the Roman Emperor Titus, who directed the battle, sits enthroned in a tent while his soldiers storm the city.
As is typical for the art of this period, the scene is anachronistic: the figures wear armor of the 1400s, and the city of Jerusalem is a medieval walled city with battlements, wood-and-plaster houses, and even a Gothic church.
Just as Adam and Eve were punished for disobeying God, medieval Christians believed that the destruction of Jerusalem resulted from the Jews’ failure to accept Jesus as the Messiah.
www.getty.edu /art/collections/objects/o112368.html   (184 words)

 Main Events In The History Of Jerusalem Timeline @ CenturyOne Bookstore
Destruction of Jerusalem and of the Temple by Nebuchadnezzar,
Rabbi Obadiah of Bertinoro settles in Jerusalem and
Jerusalem is Declared Capital of the State of Israel.
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 Church During the Destruct of Jerusalem (Part Two) ChristEternalChristianChurch.com
Before continuing the material on where the church was during the destruction of Jerusalem, I think it may be profitable to look at an aspect of the passage we are studying that is a stumbling block to some Christians.
The material in this Learning Activity and #44 is not an exhaustive study of the "signs" that were to preceed the destruction of the city, the Temple and the "coming" of the Son of man, but I think it is adequate to illustrate the point I desire to make.
It is clear to the author of this web site that Jesus had adequately taught on the subject of the signs that would preceed the coming judgment and destruction of Jerusalem along with His "coming, presence" and that the believers at that time were well informed on this subject.
christeternalchristianchurch.com /learningactivity45.htm   (830 words)

 The Wars Of The Jews; or The History of the Destruction Of Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rome and the Jews "as we think of Jerusalem in those final hours of the war we have to [imagine] a stream of refugees fleeing the city, and as they look back seeing the temple in flames.
Catholic Encyclopedia: JERUSALEM (BEFORE A.D. Catholic Encyclopedia: JERUSALEM (A.D. The Destruction of Jerusalem - 1415 - This miniature complements the only other full-page miniature in the manuscript, “Adam and Eve,” implying a parallel between The Fall and the eventual destruction of Jerusalem.
The Destruction of Jerusalem - Dom Prosper Guéranger, Abbot of Solesmes
www.preteristarchive.addr.com /JewishWars/index.html   (1947 words)

 The Destruction of Jerusalem: 586BCE or 607 BCE?
Jehovah's Witnesses teach the destruction of Jerusalem took place in 607 B.C.E. when they believe the beginning of the end days began.
The following information will be dealing with the time period when the destruction of Jerusalem took place historically with plenty of information with facts and evidence proving the Jehovah's Witnesses have been deceived to believe inaccurate information which shows the Watchtower organization to be false.
At the time of the second deportation an important group of Israelites fled to Egypt; thereafter, only the poorest peasants were allowed to remain in Palestine, and the political dissolution of independent Israel was an accomplished fact.
www.afcministry.com /The_Destruction_of_Jerusalem.htm   (3038 words)

 Preterism and Matthew 16:28
A preterist is one who believes that most Biblical prophecies were fulfilled in or around 70 A.D. at the time of the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans, and that since these prophecies were already fulfilled they will have no future fulfillment.
This did not take place in 70 A.D. After the Roman destruction of Jerusalem the surviving Jews were scattered throughout the world until the 20th century when a small remnant returned to the land of Israel and a Jewish state was established.
It was the bad news of judgment and destruction and ruin and death, not the good news of comfort and peace.
www.middletownbiblechurch.org /proph/matt16.htm   (1360 words)

 II Peter 3: Destruction of Universe or Destruction of Jerusalem? by Samuel G. Dawson
Malachi foretold that Jerusalem was stored up for fire (chapters 3-4), as did John the Baptist (Mt. 3.10-11), and Jesus (Mt. 16.27-28, Mt. 24).
The study of the Teaching of Jesus concludes as Jesus concluded it, with a study of his pronouncement of imminent national destruction in Matthew 24, as well as a surprising study of Jesus teaching on hell.
In summary, the teaching of Jesus leads the Jews from Mt. Sinai to destruction in Gehenna (commonly and incorrectly thought to be hell).
gospelthemes.com /IIPet3.htm   (5436 words)

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