February 16, 2003
In Christ’s day, the temple in Jerusalem was a breathtakingly beautiful building—grand, ornate, and at the very center of Jewish religious life. Imagine the shock, then, when Jesus declared that the temple would soon be destroyed! As Alistair Begg demonstrates, though, this announcement was far from terrible news: just as the beauty of the temple pointed to a greater spiritual reality, so would its destruction usher in an era in which Christ’s followers would worship in spirit and truth.
5And while some were speaking of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, he said,
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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.