It is not necessary, my brethren, to specify the exact time:
and he said to them, it is not for you, to know the times or the seasons, which the father hath reserv'd in his own disposal.
As to brotherly love, I have no occasion to write about it, God himself having instructed you to love one another.
And when he was upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came to him in private, and said, tell us when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of this age?
As to the day and hour, that no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, but the father only.
I declare unto you, this generation shall not be extinct, till all these things be transacted.
My beloved, as I was strongly bent upon writing to you of our common salvation, I thought it necessary to write to you at present, and exhort you to contend earnestly for the faith, which was once delivered to the saints.