Spoiler Alert! This is How It Ends! - Part 1

A Compliment, a Prediction, and a Question... (Mk 13:1-4)


Three ways Jesus describes the world until He returns...

  1. There will be great D ECEPTION . (Mk 13:5-6)

  2. There will be global D EVASTATION . (Mk 13:7-8)

  3. There will be gospel D IVISION . (Mk 13:9-13)

Three Glorious Realities

  1. The gospel is proclaimed! (Mk 13:10)

  2. The Holy Spirit reigns! (Mk 13:11)

  3. There is a finish line! (Mk 13:13b)

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 13:1-13

  1. Have you ever been hated by someone because of Jesus? Share with the group how it made you feel and how you handled it.
  2. List the things that Jesus describes in this passage. Does this change your expectations about the world? Why or why not?
  3. "But the one who endures to the end will be saved." (Mk 13:13). What did Jesus mean by this statement? Do you lose your salvation by running out of endurance? Does this mean only saved people have endurance? Explain what this statement means - and what endurance looks like.

Breakout Questions:

What is one thing you have a hard time understanding concerning the Bible's teaching on End Times?