There are 2 groups of people today:
- those who see the signs of Jesus’ impending return; and
- those who don’t / won’t:
Revelation 10.5-7 5And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven, 6And sware by him that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, and the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer: 7But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.
Matthew 16.1-3 1The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would shew them a sign from heaven. 2 He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather for the sky is red. 3And in the morning, It will be foul weather today for the sky is red and lowring. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?
1 Corinthians 13.12a … now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face.
1 Tim 4.1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith …
Luke 18.8b-9 Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
Matthew 24.12 And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
Luke 21.26 Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.
Matthew 24.37-39 But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Genesis 6.11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
Genesis 6.5 And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Luke 17.28 Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all. Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed.
James 51-3 Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you. 2 Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten. 3Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.
Daniel 12.4 But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end many shall run to and fro…
Nahum 2.4 The chariots shall rage in the streets, they shall justle one against another in the broad ways they shall seem like torches, they shall run like the lightnings.
Daniel 12.4 But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end … knowledge shall be increased.
2 Peter 3.4-5 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.
2 Timothy 3.1-8 1This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. 2For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, 4Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; 5Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. 6For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, 7Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. 8Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.
2 Peter 2.7 And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked …
2 Timothy 4.3,4 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears. And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
Luke 21.25 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring.
1 Thessalonians 5.3-4 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.
Revelation 13.16,17 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
Exodus 5.11-13 Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it yet not ought of your work shall be diminished. So the people were scattered abroad throughout all the land of Egypt to gather stubble instead of straw. And the taskmasters hasted them, saying, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw.
2 Peter 2.3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
James 5.4 Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth.
Daniel 12.7 And I heard the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.
2 Timothy 3.13 But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.
Genesis 19.5 And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men which came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know them.
1 Corinthians 6.9-10 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 10Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
Romans 1.28-32 28And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; 29Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, 30Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, 31Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful 32Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.
Matthew 10.36 And a man’s foes shall be they of his own household.
1 John 2.18 Little children, it is the last time and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.
Mark 13.5,6 And Jesus answering them began to say, Take heed lest any man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.
1 John 4.1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
2 Corinthians 11.13-15 For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.
Matthew 16.4 A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.
Matthew 24.24 For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
2 Thessalonians 2.3,4 Let no man deceive by any means for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
Daniel 8.23 And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.
Matthew 5.13 Ye are the salt of the earth but if the salt has lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
John 9.4 I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day the night cometh, when no man can work.
Amos 5.20 Shall not the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?
Revelation 3.10 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
Revelation 13.7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.
Isaiah 51.21Therefore hear now this, thou afflicted, and drunken, but not with wine:
Daniel 7.25 And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.
Daniel 3.20 And he commanded the most mighty men that were in his army to bind Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, and to cast them into the burning fiery furnace.
Daniel 12.10 Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.
Zechariah 13.9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried they shall call on my name, and I will hear them I will say, It is my people and they shall say, The LORD is my God.
Revelation 20.4 …and I saw the souls of them that what were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God
Revelation 13.3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed and all the world wondered after the beast.
2 Thessalonians 2.11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie
Amos 8.11-12 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it.
Galatians 1.6-8 6I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel 7Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. 8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.
Revelation 17.9-11 9 And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sitteth. 10 And there are seven kings five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. 11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
Revelation 22.11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust still and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still and he that is holy, let him be holy still.
Revelation 22.15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.
Revelation 21.7-8 7He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son. 8But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone which is the second death.
Genesis 27.40 40And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.
Deuteronomy 28.43-44 The stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low. 44He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.
Haggai 1.6 Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes.
Luke 12.58-59 58When thou goest with thine adversary to the magistrate, as thou art in the way, give diligence that thou mayest be delivered from him; lest he hale thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee into prison. 59I tell thee, thou shalt not depart thence, till thou hast paid the very last mite.
Revelation 13.11 13And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,
1 Timothy 4.1-3 1Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; 2Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; 3Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats …
Jeremiah 2.34 Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these.
Isaiah 47.13 13Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee from these things that shall come upon thee.
Job 22.9 9Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Matthew 25.10 And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut.
Revelation 22.12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.
2 Esdras 7:26-29 26Behold, the time shall come, that these tokens which I have told thee shall come to pass, and the bride shall appear, and she coming forth shall be seen, that now is withdrawn from the earth. 27And whosoever is delivered from the foresaid evils shall see my wonders. 28For my son Jesus shall be revealed with those that be with him, and they that remain shall rejoice within four hundred years. 29After these years shall my son Christ die, and all men that have life. 30And the world shall be turned into the old silence seven days, like as in the former judgments: so that no man shall remain.
Romans 11.15 For if the casting away of them be the reconciling of the world, what shall the receiving of them be, but life from the dead?
2 Peter 2.7 And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked:
Matthew 25.11-13 11Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us. 12But he answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you not. 13Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.
Matthew 24.14-15 14And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come. 15When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)
Daniel 2.42-43 43And whereas thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cleave one to another, even as iron is not mixed with clay. 44And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.
Revelation 22.20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly.Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.