But the end of all things draws nigh: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer:
Wherefore girding up the loins of your mind, be sober, and stedfastly hope for the grace to be conferred upon you at the appearing of Jesus Christ;
Watch therefore and be constant in prayer, that ye may be counted worthy to escape all these things, which shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
But he that endures to the end, shall be saved:
Watch therefore, for ye know not the day, nor the season in which the Son of man cometh.
and saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful even unto death, stay here and watch with me.
Take heed therefore, watch and pray; for ye know not when the time is:
And He cometh and findeth them asleep, and saith to Peter, Simon, art thou sleeping? couldst thou not watch one hour?
Take heed to yourselves, least at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness, and the cares of life, and so that day should come upon you unawares:
And this let us observe, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when we first believed.
But this I say, brethren, that the time is short: it remains therefore, that even those, who have wives, be as though they had none;
Then will be the end, when He shall have delivered up the kingdom to God even the Father; when He shall have abolished all rule, and all authority, and power.
praying at all seasons with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance, and intercession for all the saints;
Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.
Therefore let us not sleep like others, but let us watch and be sober:
But be thou watchful in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, give full proof of thy ministry.
teaching us that denying ungodliness, and worldly desires, we should live soberly, and righteously, and piously in this present world;
not forsaking our assemblies, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more as ye see the day approaching.
Be ye also patient, establish your hearts; for the coming of the Lord is near.
Ye husbands likewise, dwell with them according to knowledge, yielding due respect to the wife as the weaker vessel, and as joint-heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.
Be sober, be vigilant; for your adversary the devil, like a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
The Lord is not slow as to his promise (as some count it slowness) but is long-suffering towards us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that an antichrist will come, there are even now many antichrists, whereby we know that it is the last time.