Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Carry out these injunctions because you know the critical period at which we are living, and that it is now high time, to rouse yourselves from sleep; for salvation is now nearer to us than when we first became believers.
So then, as we have opportunity, let us labour for the good of all, and especially of those who belong to the household of the faith.
Behave wisely in relation to the outside world, buying up your opportunities.
Therefore put on the complete armour of God, so that you may be able to stand your ground on the day of battle, and, having fought to the end, to remain victors on the field.
"Yet a little while," He replied, "the light is among you. Be faithful to the light that you have, for fear darkness should overtake you; for a man who walks in the dark does not know where he is going.
one of whom, named Agabus, being instructed by the Spirit, publicly predicted the speedy coming of a great famine throughout the world. (It came in the reign of Claudius.)
1 Corinthians 7:26
I think then that, taking into consideration the distress which is now upon us, it is well for a man to remain as he is.