remember therefore what thou hast received and heard: observe it and repent. if therefore thou art not vigilant, I will come upon thee as a thief, thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.
remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place except thou repent.
As for that day of the Lord, it will advance like a thief: then the heavens will rush with violence, the boiling elements will be dissolved, and the earth with all its contents, shall be burnt away.
for you very well know, that the day of the Lord steals on like a thief in the night.
"I shall come with surprize, happy he that is upon the watch, and keepeth his garments pure, that his vices may not put him to shame."
Keep that form of sound doctrine you receiv'd from me, which consists in christian faith and charity:
watch therefore, for ye know not at what hour your Lord shall come.
be circumspect, be vigilant, and devout: because you are uncertain when that time will be.
for fear by his sudden return he should surprize you sleeping.
if the master of a house knew at what hour the thief would come, no doubt he would be on his guard, and not suffer him to break into his house.
but you, my brethren, are too well inform'd to be surpriz'd by that day, as by a thief.
O Timothy, keep what is deposited in your care, avoiding the prophane empty declamations and objections of a spurious science, which some have profess'd,
Therefore we ought to give the greater attention to the things we have heard, for fear we should abandon the gospel.
This is the second letter I now write to you, my brethren, by which I would awaken your sincere attention,
I gave her space to repent of her fornication, but she repented not.
as many as I love, I rebuke and chastise: be warm therefore with zeal, and repent.