“Be ye also [PATIENT; STABLISH YOUR HEART: FOR THE COMING] of the Lord draweth nigh” (James 5:8).
“But the [DAY OF THE LORD] will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.
Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness,
Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat?
Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness” (2 Peter 3:10-13).
“Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, [BE DILIGENT THAT YE MAY BE FOUND OF HIM IN PEACE, WITHOUT SPOT], and blameless” (2 Peter 3:14).
“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever” (Hebrews 13:8), says: “But of that [DAY AND HOUR] knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only” (Matthew 24:36).
“But as the [DAYS OF NOE WERE, SO SHALL ALSO THE COMING] of the Son of man be” (Matthew 24:37).
“They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, [UNTIL THE DAY THAT NOE ENTERED INTO THE ARK, AND THE FLOOD CAME, AND DESTROYED THEM ALL]” (Luke 17:27).
“Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;
But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.
[EVEN THUS SHALL IT BE IN THE DAY WHEN THE SON OF MAN IS REVEALED]” (Luke 17:28-30).
“[REJOICE YE IN THAT DAY, AND LEAP FOR JOY]: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for in the like manner did their fathers unto the prophets” (Luke 6:23).
“Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come” (Matthew 24:42).