Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. And these things I said not unto you at the beginning, because I was with you.
From this time forward I tell you things before they happen, in order that when they do happen you may believe that I am He.
I have now told you before it comes to pass, that when it has come to pass you may believe.
And as you go, preach and say, 'The Kingdom of the Heavens is close at hand.'
Remember, I have forewarned you.
But as for yourselves, be on your guard: I have forewarned you of everything.
"But before all these things happen they will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will deliver you up to synagogues and to prison, and you will be brought before kings and governors for my sake.
For I will let him know the great sufferings which he must pass through for My sake."
except that the Holy Spirit, at town after town, testifies to me that imprisonment and suffering are awaiting me.
2 Peter 1:14
For I know that the time for me to lay aside my body is now rapidly drawing near, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has revealed to me.
While I was with them, I kept them true to Thy name--the name Thou hast given me to bear--and I kept watch over them, and not one of them is lost but only he who is doomed to destruction--that the Scripture may be fulfilled.
"Can the bridegroom's party mourn," He replied, "as long as the bridegroom is with them? But other days will come (when the Bridegroom has been taken from them)
"Can a wedding party fast while the bridegroom is among them?" replied Jesus. "So long as they have the bridegroom with them, fasting is impossible.