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Mount of Olives

QUESTION: Mount of Olives


The Mount of Olives is a small mountain across the Kidron Valley from eastern Jerusalem. It’s named for the many ancient olive trees, some of which are more than 2,000 years old. On the ridge of the mountain facing back towards Jerusalem is the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus stayed and prayed when teaching in Jerusalem.

The Mount of Olives is mentioned directly (or alluded to indirectly) throughout the Old and New Testaments. In the gospels, Jesus spent a great deal of time at the Mount of Olives, teaching, praying and resting with his disciples after long days in Jerusalem (Matthew 24 and Matthew 25; Luke 21:37). This is also where Jesus went to pray on the night before his betrayal and arrest (Matthew 26:39).

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The Mount of Olives was a significant location in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. However, the Mount of Olives seems to have an even larger role in his second coming to earth!
    “On that day his feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, and the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a great valley, with half of the mountain moving north and half moving south.” (Zechariah 14:4)

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We have all sinned and deserve God’s judgment. God, the Father, sent His only Son to satisfy that judgment for those who believe in Him. Jesus, the creator and eternal Son of God, who lived a sinless life, loves us so much that He died for our sins, taking the punishment that we deserve, was buried, and rose from the dead according to the Bible. If you truly believe and trust this in your heart, receiving Jesus alone as your Savior, declaring, "Jesus is Lord," you will be saved from judgment and spend eternity with God in heaven.

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