20 Bible Verses about Urgency
Most Relevant Verses
Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.
and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”
From that time Jesus began to preach and say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;
solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.
but kept declaring both to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance.
I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.
Do you not say, ‘There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest’? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest. Already he who reaps is receiving wages and is gathering fruit for life eternal; so that he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together. For in this case the saying is true, ‘One sows and another reaps.’
for He says,
“At the acceptable time I listened to you,
And on the day of salvation I helped you.”
Behold, now is “the acceptable time,” behold, now is “the day of salvation”—
For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.
Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and heed the things which are written in it; for the time is near.
Therefore I said to you that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I am He, you will die in your sins.”