Thematic Bible

Matthew 24:1 (show verse)

Jesus went out from the temple, and was going on his way. His disciples came to him to show him the buildings of the temple.

Matthew 24:2 (show verse)

But he answered them, "You see all of these things, don't you? Most certainly I tell you, there will not be left here one stone on another, that will not be thrown down."

Matthew 24:3 (show verse)

As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, "Tell us, when will these things be? What is the sign of your coming, and of the end of the age?"

Matthew 24:4 (show verse)

Jesus answered them, "Be careful that no one leads you astray.

Matthew 24:5 (show verse)

For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am the Christ,' and will lead many astray.

Matthew 24:6 (show verse)

You will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you aren't troubled, for all this must happen, but the end is not yet.

Matthew 24:7 (show verse)

For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there will be famines, plagues, and earthquakes in various places.

Matthew 24:8 (show verse)

But all these things are the beginning of birth pains.

Matthew 24:9 (show verse)

Then they will deliver you up to oppression, and will kill you. You will be hated by all of the nations for my name's sake.

Matthew 24:10 (show verse)

Then many will stumble, and will deliver up one another, and will hate one another.

Matthew 24:11 (show verse)

Many false prophets will arise, and will lead many astray.

Matthew 24:12 (show verse)

Because iniquity will be multiplied, the love of many will grow cold.

Matthew 24:13 (show verse)

But he who endures to the end, the same will be saved.

Matthew 24:14 (show verse)

This Good News of the Kingdom will be preached in the whole world for a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come.

Matthew 24:15 (show verse)

"When, therefore, you see the abomination of desolation, which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),

Matthew 24:16 (show verse)

then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.

Matthew 24:17 (show verse)

Let him who is on the housetop not go down to take out things that are in his house.

Matthew 24:18 (show verse)

Let him who is in the field not return back to get his clothes.

Matthew 24:19 (show verse)

But woe to those who are with child and to nursing mothers in those days!

Matthew 24:20 (show verse)

Pray that your flight will not be in the winter, nor on a Sabbath,

Matthew 24:21 (show verse)

for then there will be great oppression, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, nor ever will be.

Matthew 24:22 (show verse)

Unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved. But for the sake of the chosen ones, those days will be shortened.

Matthew 24:23 (show verse)

"Then if any man tells you, 'Behold, here is the Christ,' or, 'There,' don't believe it.

Matthew 24:24 (show verse)

For there will arise false christs, and false prophets, and they will show great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the chosen ones.

Matthew 24:25 (show verse)

"Behold, I have told you beforehand.

Matthew 24:26 (show verse)

If therefore they tell you, 'Behold, he is in the wilderness,' don't go out; 'Behold, he is in the inner rooms,' don't believe it.

Matthew 24:27 (show verse)

For as the lightning flashes from the east, and is seen even to the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Matthew 24:28 (show verse)

For wherever the carcass is, there is where the vultures gather together.

Matthew 24:29 (show verse)

But immediately after the oppression of those days, the sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light, the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken;

Matthew 24:30 (show verse)

and then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky. Then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky with power and great glory.

Matthew 24:31 (show verse)

He will send out his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they will gather together his chosen ones from the four winds, from one end of the sky to the other.

Matthew 24:32 (show verse)

"Now from the fig tree learn this parable. When its branch has now become tender, and puts forth its leaves, you know that the summer is near.

Matthew 24:33 (show verse)

Even so you also, when you see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.

Matthew 24:34 (show verse)

Most certainly I tell you, this generation will not pass away, until all these things are accomplished.

Matthew 24:35 (show verse)

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

Matthew 24:36 (show verse)

But no one knows of that day and hour, not even the angels of heaven, but my Father only.

Matthew 24:37 (show verse)

"As the days of Noah were, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Matthew 24:38 (show verse)

For as in those days which were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ship,

Matthew 24:39 (show verse)

and they didn't know until the flood came, and took them all away, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Matthew 24:40 (show verse)

Then two men will be in the field: one will be taken and one will be left;

Matthew 24:41 (show verse)

two women grinding at the mill, one will be taken and one will be left.

Matthew 24:42 (show verse)

Watch therefore, for you don't know in what hour your Lord comes.

Matthew 24:43 (show verse)

But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what watch of the night the thief was coming, he would have watched, and would not have allowed his house to be broken into.

Matthew 24:44 (show verse)

Therefore also be ready, for in an hour that you don't expect, the Son of Man will come.

Matthew 24:45 (show verse)

"Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has set over his household, to give them their food in due season?

Matthew 24:46 (show verse)

Blessed is that servant whom his lord finds doing so when he comes.

Matthew 24:47 (show verse)

Most certainly I tell you that he will set him over all that he has.

Matthew 24:48 (show verse)

But if that evil servant should say in his heart, 'My lord is delaying his coming,'

Matthew 24:49 (show verse)

and begins to beat his fellow servants, and eat and drink with the drunkards,

Matthew 24:50 (show verse)

the lord of that servant will come in a day when he doesn't expect it, and in an hour when he doesn't know it,

Matthew 24:51 (show verse)

and will cut him in pieces, and appoint his portion with the hypocrites. There is where the weeping and grinding of teeth will be.