Does Matthew 24:23-26 Teach A Future Coming of Christ in His Kingdom? This is a great question. It could be answered like attorneys answer many questions. Well, it depends. But on what? It depends on the time perspective you have when viewing the prophecy. When one reads the text from the time perspective in which Jesus spoke, it certainly was future. On the other hand, if the text is written from a 21st century perspective. It is now a past event. The fulfillment of this text occurred in the first century during the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans. How does one conclude ...