Time Statements and Eschatology In this study, of Eschatology, What do the Time Statements Mean?, we look at the time statements that give clues to when Jesus would return. Most believe it is presumptuous to know anything regarding Christ’s return. The reason is because of the words of Christ in Matt. 24:36, “But of that day and hour no one knows, but my Father only.” How can we know something that God only knows? The answer to that is we can’t, unless of course God reveals his mind to us. “Even so no one can know the things of God except the ...