Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

General references

Bible References

It is

Jonah 1:6
The captain approached him and said, “What are you doing sound asleep? Get up! Call to your god. Maybe this god will consider us, and we won’t perish.”
Matthew 25:5
Since the groom was delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.
Matthew 26:40
Then He came to the disciples and found them sleeping. He asked Peter, “So, couldn’t you stay awake with Me one hour?
Mark 13:35
Therefore be alert, since you don’t know when the master of the house is coming—whether in the evening or at midnight or at the crowing of the rooster or early in the morning.
1 Corinthians 15:34
Come to your senses and stop sinning, for some people are ignorant about God. I say this to your shame.
Ephesians 5:14
for what makes everything clear is light. Therefore it is said:

Get up, sleeper, and rise up from the dead,
and the Messiah will shine on you.
1 Thessalonians 5:5
For you are all sons of light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or the darkness.

For now

Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatever your hands find to do, do with all your strength, because there is no work, planning, knowledge, or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.
Luke 21:28
But when these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is near!”
1 Corinthians 7:29
And I say this, brothers: The time is limited, so from now on those who have wives should be as though they had none,
1 Peter 4:7
Now the end of all things is near; therefore, be serious and disciplined for prayer.
2 Peter 3:13
But based on His promise, we wait for the new heavens and a new earth, where righteousness will dwell.
Revelation 22:12
“Look! I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me to repay each person according to what he has done.

General references

Proverbs 24:33
a little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the arms to rest,
Mark 13:33
Watch! Be alert! For you don’t know when the time is coming.
Luke 12:40
You also be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not expect.”

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