Now these things happened to them as an example, and they were written for our instruction, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.
Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.
For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
Now not for his sake only was it written that it was credited to him,
But this I say, brethren, the time has been shortened, so that from now on those who have wives should be as though they had none;
Or is He speaking altogether for our sake? Yes, for our sake it was written, because the plowman ought to plow in hope, and the thresher to thresh in hope of sharing the crops.
Let your gentle spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near.
not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.
For yet in a very little while,
He who is coming will come, and will not delay.
Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the last hour.