Re: Matthew 24:30

From: Jan S Haugland (
Date: Fri Feb 16 1996 - 23:41:49 EST

Carl Conrad said:
>When the sign appears (beginning of vs. 30) ALL THE NATIONS ON EARTH

Or, "All the tribes of the land"

>will beat their breasts--and they will see the Son of Man coming on
>the clouds of heaven WITH POWER AND MUCH GLORY. Then in vs. 31 there
>is the gathering of the "elect" from all the earth.

Earth in the meaning "known earth". The idea of a planet was not known
among those who wrote the NT.

I had decided not to post about this topic again here. I just blew my
last new years resolution :-)

- Jan


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