Jesus’s Sorrow Over Jerusalem

by Andrew Forrest

Jesus is here predicting both Israel’s rejection of him in Jerusalem and the subsequent destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem. He implies that if the Jews had received him as Messiah, then the Temple would not have been destroyed. As it was, Jesus was crucified around AD 30, and the Romans destroyed the Temple in AD 70. I’ve seen the ruins of the Temple with my own eyes.

Today’s Scripture:

Luke 13:31-35


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