Wise Virgins

temple

Golden Temple in Jerusalem

In Matthew 24, Jesus declared that the Temple would be torn down and the Disciples were greatly disturbed because it was prophesied that when Messiah came, He would come to His Temple. They then asked Him  –

“Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?” – Matthew 24:3

Jesus then revealed the various trials and events that would occur before His return. He warned them repeatedly to watch and pray that they be not deceived –

“Watch therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming.” – Matthew 24:42

He next uses a series of parables to explain conditions that will exist when He comes and what will be needed on the part of believers to be ready. The parable I want to focus on is that of the Ten VirginsContinue reading