“This know also, that in the [LAST DAYS PERILOUS TIMES] shall come” (2 Timothy 3:1).
“[FOR MEN SHALL BE LOVERS OF THEIR OWN SELVES], covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, traitors, heady, highminded, [LOVERS OF PLEASURES MORE THAN LOVERS OF GOD]; having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: [FROM SUCH TURN AWAY]” (2 Timothy 3:2–5).
We as God’s elect will not be afraid during this time as the heathen because we have refuge in the Kingdom of God: “What shall we then say to these things? [IF GOD BE FOR US, WHO CAN BE AGAINST US]?” (Romans 8:31).
“[BE STILL, AND KNOW THAT I AM GOD]: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah” (Psalm 46:10-11).
Jesus says: “All these are the beginning of sorrows. Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake” (Matthew 24:8-9).
“And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake. But there shall not an hair of your head perish. In your patience possess ye your souls” (Luke 21:17-19).
“And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolks, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death. And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake. “But there shall not a hair of your head perish. In your patience possess ye your souls” (Luke 21:16–19).
“And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death. And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but [HE THAT ENDURETH TO THE END SHALL BE SAVED]” (Matthew 10:21-22).
“[FOR THEN SHALL BE GREAT TRIBULATION, SUCH AS WAS NOT SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THIS TIME, NO, NOR EVER SHALL BE]” (Matthew 24:17-21).
“[AND EXCEPT THOSE DAYS SHOULD BE SHORTENED, THERE SHOULD NO FLESH BE SAVED]: but for [THE ELECT’S SAKE THOSE DAYS SHALL BE SHORTENED]” (Matthew 24:22).
“[I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS], even unto the [END OF THE WORLD]. Amen” (Matthew 28:20).