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.
Who has heard such a thing? Who has seen such things? Shall the earth bring forth in one day? Shall an entire nation be born at once? that Zion travailed, and shall bring forth her sons together?
Then was the iron, the baked clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold broken to pieces together and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away that no place was found for them again; and the stone that smote the image was made into a great mountain that filled the whole earth.
He put forth another parable unto them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens is like unto a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field;
So that those who gladly received his word were baptized, and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
And those that believed in the Lord increased in number, multitudes both of men and women.)
After this I saw, and, behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and kindreds and peoples and tongues stood before the throne and before the Lamb clothed with long white robes and palms in their hands
I the lord
that say, Let him make speed and hasten his work that we may see it, and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come that we may know it!
For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak and not lie; though it tarry, wait for it because it will surely come; wait for it.
And shall not God avenge his own elect who cry day and night unto him though he bears long regarding them?
for patience is necessary, so that after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.
2 Peter 3:8
But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day before the Lord is as a thousand years, and a thousand years are as one day.