For many are called, and few chosen.
These will wage war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they with him called, and chosen, and faithful.
Enter ye in through the strait gate, for broad the gate and spacious the way leading to destruction, and many are they coming in through it.
And except those days had been shortened, no flesh should be saved: but for the chosen, those days shall be shortened.
And a certain said to him, Lord, if few saved? And he said to them,
Wherefore rather, brethren, be earnest to have your calling and selection made firm: for doing these, ye should not once stumble: