"Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near."
"The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth."
"Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity."
"Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil."
"How blessed is the one whom You choose and bring near to You to dwell in Your courts. We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house, Your holy temple."
"I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds."
"The great day of the Lord is near—near and coming quickly. The cry on the day of the Lord is bitter; the Mighty Warrior shouts his battle cry."