Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I the LORD will hasten it in his time.
When has such a story come to men's ears? who has seen such things? will a land come to birth in one day? will a nation be given birth in a minute? For when Zion's pains came on her, she gave birth to her children straight away.
Then the iron and the earth, the brass and the silver and the gold, were smashed together, and became like the dust on the floors where grain is crushed in summer; and the wind took them away so that no sign of them was to be seen: and the stone which gave the image a blow became a great mountain, covering all the earth.
He put another story before them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed which a man took and put in his field:
Then those who gave hearing to his words had baptism: and about three thousand souls were joined to them that day.
And a great number of men and women had faith, and were joined to the Lord;
After these things I saw a great army of people more than might be numbered, out of every nation and of all tribes and peoples and languages, taking their places before the high seat and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes, and with branches in their hands,
I the lord
Who say, Let him do his work quickly, let him make it sudden, so that we may see it: let the design of the Holy One of Israel come near, so that it may be clear to us.
For the vision is still for the fixed time, and it is moving quickly to the end, and it will not be false: even if it is slow in coming, go on waiting for it; because it will certainly come, it will not be kept back.
And will not God do right in the cause of his saints, whose cries come day and night to his ears, though he is long in doing it?
For, having done what was right in God's eyes, you have need of waiting before his word has effect for you.
2 Peter 3:8
But, my loved ones, keep in mind this one thing, that with the Lord one day is the same as a thousand years, and a thousand years are no more than one day.