Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

The elements

General references

Bible References

As a

Matthew 24:42
So you must be on the watch, for you do not know on what day your Master is coming.
Luke 12:39
But you may be sure of this, that if the master of the house had known what time the thief was coming, he would have been on the watch, and would not have let his house be broken into.
1 Thessalonians 5:2
for you yourselves know perfectly well that the Day of the Lord is to come like a thief in the night.
Revelation 3:3
So remember what you received and heard, and obey it, and repent. If you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I am coming upon you.
Revelation 16:15
(See, I am coming like a thief! Blessed is he who keeps awake, and keeps hold of his clothes, so that he will not have to go naked and be put to shame!)

In the which

Matthew 24:35
Earth and sky will pass away but my words will never pass away.
Mark 13:31
Earth and sky will pass away, but my words will not.
Romans 8:20
For it was not the fault of creation that it was frustrated; it was by the will of him who condemned it to that, and in the hope
Hebrews 1:11
They will perish, but you continue! And they will all wear out like a coat,
Revelation 20:11
Then I saw a great white throne with a being seated on it from whose presence earth and sky fled so far that they could not be found.
Revelation 21:1
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea.

The elements

2 Peter 3:12
while you await and hasten the coming of the Day of God, which will cause the heavens to burn up and dissolve and the heavenly bodies to blaze and melt.

General references

Matthew 24:36
But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven nor the Son, but only the Father.
Mark 13:24
But in those days, when that misery is over, the sun will be darkened and the moon will not shed its light
Luke 12:39
But you may be sure of this, that if the master of the house had known what time the thief was coming, he would have been on the watch, and would not have let his house be broken into.