Not One Stone Left On Another

NOT ONE STONE LEFT ON ANOTHERJesus left the temple and was walking away when his disciples came up to him to call his attention to its buildings. “Do you see all these things?” he asked. “I tell you the truth, not one stone here will be left on another; everyone will be thrown down.” (Matthew 24:1-2)

Impressed by the magnificence of Herod’s temple (actually the restoration of Zerubbabel’s Temple), the disciples were likely startled to hear Jesus prophesy the destruction of such a massive structure, or that God would permit it. Yet Jesus was emphatic: “not one stone would be left on top of another.” (1) Continue reading “Not One Stone Left On Another”

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