The Pretrib Challenge


No such scripture exists.


It is true that Jesus came for the lost sheep of Israel, but His teachings throughout the gospels are fundamental to church doctrine today. If we are going to throw out the Olivet Discourse as for the Jews only, we must throw out the rest of the gospels, as well.

Also keep in mind that the Jews to whom Jesus spoke included the 12 disciples who had not rejected Him as Messiah, as the rest of Israel did. These disciples became the root of the New Testament church. When Jesus gave the Olivet Discourse, He was answering their question, “When are you coming back?” He wasn't speaking to unbelieving Israel. He was speaking to believers.

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