32 Bible Verses about A Short Time
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You do not know about tomorrow. What is your life like? For you are a puff of smoke that appears for a short time and then vanishes.
Therefore you heavens rejoice, and all who reside in them! But woe to the earth and the sea because the devil has come down to you! He is filled with terrible anger, for he knows that he only has a little time!"
Live with him for a little while until your brother's rage subsides.
Go, my people! Enter your inner rooms! Close your doors behind you! Hide for a little while, until his angry judgment is over!
"But now briefly we have received mercy from the Lord our God, in that he has left us a remnant and has given us a secure position in his holy place. Thus our God has enlightened our eyes and has given us a little relief in our time of servitude.
So the Lord cut off Israel's head and tail, both the shoots and stalk in one day.
There will arise after him one who will send out an exactor of tribute to enhance the splendor of the kingdom, but after a few days he will be destroyed, though not in anger or battle.
Then the devil led him up to a high place and showed him in a flash all the kingdoms of the world.
So they kept on repeating, "What is the meaning of what he says, 'In a little while'? We do not understand what he is talking about."
For John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now."
for the Lord will execute his sentence on the earth completely and quickly."
For even if I made you sad by my letter, I do not regret having written it (even though I did regret it, for I see that my letter made you sad, though only for a short time).
But we did not surrender to them even for a moment, in order that the truth of the gospel would remain with you.
They will stand a long way off because they are afraid of her torment, and will say, "Woe, woe, O great city, Babylon the powerful city! For in a single hour your doom has come!"
And they threw dust on their heads and were shouting with weeping and mourning, "Woe, Woe, O great city -- in which all those who had ships on the sea got rich from her wealth -- because in a single hour she has been destroyed!"
For they disciplined us for a little while as seemed good to them, but he does so for our benefit, that we may share his holiness.
five have fallen; one is, and the other has not yet come, but whenever he does come, he must remain for only a brief time.
but if only a few years remain until the jubilee, he must calculate for himself in keeping with the remaining years and refund it for his redemption.
And if those days had not been cut short, no one would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.
And if the Lord had not cut short those days, no one would be saved. But because of the elect, whom he chose, he has cut them short.
And I say this, brothers and sisters: The time is short. So then those who have wives should be as those who have none,
The angel then threw him into the abyss and locked and sealed it so that he could not deceive the nations until the one thousand years were finished. (After these things he must be released for a brief period of time.)
For just a little longer and he who is coming will arrive and not delay.
In a little while you will see me no longer; again after a little while, you will see me."
Jesus could see that they wanted to ask him about these things, so he said to them, "Are you asking each other about this -- that I said, 'In a little while you will not see me; again after a little while, you will see me'?
This brings you great joy, although you may have to suffer for a short time in various trials.
And, after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
For our momentary, light suffering is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison
In just a very short time Lebanon will turn into an orchard, and the orchard will be considered a forest.
Moreover, the Lord who rules over all says: 'In just a little while I will once again shake the sky and the earth, the sea and the dry ground.
After a few days, the younger son gathered together all he had and left on a journey to a distant country, and there he squandered his wealth with a wild lifestyle.
Do not boast about tomorrow; for you do not know what a day may bring forth.
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