Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?
When they drew nigh to Jerusalem, and were come to Bepthphage, to the mount of Olives, Jesus dispatched two disciples,
and when he was sitting upon the mount of Olives over-against the temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew said to him in private, tell us,
And the disciples came, and said to him, why do you speak to them in parables?
Thereupon his disciples drawing nigh, said, did you observe, how the Pharisees were scandalized at your discourse?
then came the disciples to Jesus in private, and said, why could not we cast him out?
thereupon they said to him, master, when shall this happen? and by what sign shall we know that the event is coming?
upon seeing him, Peter said to Jesus, Lord, and what shall become of him?
and he said to them, it is not for you, to know the times or the seasons, which the father hath reserv'd in his own disposal.
1 Thessalonians 5:1
It is not necessary, my brethren, to specify the exact time:
the enemy that sowed them is the devil: the harvest is the conclusion of the age: and the reapers are the angels.
teaching them to observe every thing which I have enjoin'd you: and be assured I shall be always with you to the end of the world.
for then must he have suffered several times since the beginning of the world, when in the consummation of the ages, he has appeared once for all to expiate sin by offering himself as a sacrifice.