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relates events that would be subsequent to those described in the preceding verses-at the four
teenth verse, then, the following information is given by our Lord, as the latter part of the
"And this Gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations, and then shall the end come."
And, by the general dissemination of the Scriptures, is not this Gospel of the kingdom now spreading into all lands? which new movement ought, perhaps, to remind us of that budding tree, by which, the same chapter tells us, we may judge when the summer draweth nigh :
Verse 32. "Now learn a parable of the figtree: when his branch is yet tender and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh.
33. "So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors."
After this incitement to read the Scriptures,