20 Bible Verses about Urgency
Most Relevant Verses
This is necessary because you know the times it's already time for you to wake up from sleep, because our salvation is nearer now than when we became believers.
He said, "The time is now! The kingdom of God is near! Repent, and keep believing the gospel!"
From then on, Jesus began to announce, "Repent, because the kingdom from heaven is near!"
Peter answered them, "Every one of you must repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus the Messiah for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the Holy Spirit as a gift.
Therefore, repent and turn to him to have your sins blotted out,
Instead, I first told the people in Damascus and Jerusalem, then all the people in Judea and after that the gentiles to repent, turn to God, and perform deeds that are consistent with such repentance.
In the presence of God and the Messiah Jesus, who is going to judge those who are living and those who are dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I solemnly appeal to you to proclaim the message. Be ready to do this whether or not the time is convenient. Refute, warn, and encourage with the utmost patience when you teach.
You say, don't you, "In four more months the harvest will begin?' Look, I tell you, open your eyes and observe that the fields are ready for harvesting now! The one who harvests is already receiving his wages and gathering a crop for eternal life, so that the one who sows and the one who harvests may rejoice together. In this respect the saying is true: "One person sows, and another person harvests.'
For he says, "At the right time I heard you, and on a day of salvation I helped you." Listen, now is really the "right time"! Now is the "day of salvation"!
How blessed is the one who reads aloud and those who hear the words of this prophecy and obey what is written in it, for the time is near!
That is why I told you that you will die in your sins, for unless you believe that I AM, you'll die in your sins."