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!"
"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.
For John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now."
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.
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 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.)
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
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.