Gospel of Matthew

Jesus Teaches on the Second Advent

Advent Questions

Matthew 24:1-14

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson begins his exposition of Jesus' teachings during the Olivet Discourse. Dr. Johnson emphasizes the commitment of the Christian to the truth when discussing the second coming of the Messiah.

The Great Tribulation

Matthew 24:15-28

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' teachings on Israels' "seventieth week," also known as the Great Tribulation prophesied to occur before the return of the Messiah.

The Second Advent, the Hope of the World

Matthew 24:29-31

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses the cosmic disturbances to accompany the Great Tribulation.

Jesus’ Knowledge of his Second Coming

Matthew 24:24 Matthew 24:32-36

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on more of Christ's teachings during the Olivet Discourse.

The Ten Virgins, or the Qualifications for the Kingdom

Matthew 25:1-13

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Jesus' Parable of the Ten Virgins, explaining the importance of preparedness by the Christian for the Second Advent.

The Parable of the Talents

Matthew 25:14-30

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the Parable of the Talents, providing insight into the responsibility of followers of Christ to be faithful with what God provides them.

The Judgment of the Living Gentiles

Matthew 25:31-46

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson concludes his exposition of Christ's Olivet Discourse by explaining the responsibility of the Gentiles in anticipation of the Messiah's second coming.