The Rhetoric of “Be Ready” – Bible Backgrounds S1E8

Dr. Keener explains his rationale for when he believes the Gospels were written. That explanation has much to do with the destruction in 70 AD, and so the conversation naturally flows into a conversation about the significance of the destruction and the role it plays in our eschatology. When will Jesus return? Dr. Keener assures us the answer is “soon”… but soon can be a very subjective term!

0:00 Intro

0:55 Dating of Mark & Matthew

6:18 Dating of Luke

10:03 The Temple’s Destruction

12:27 The Ending of Luke

13:14 Mark

13:30 and the Second Coming

14:51 Revelation: “I am coming soon”

23:00 Outro

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