Having said all that, I do not believe Jesus left us in the dark. Throughout the biblical teaching of the end times, there is both warning and promise. In verses 5 through 12 of chapter 13, Jesus warned the disciples of what was coming, but then He ended with the promise in verse 13 that “he who endures to the end shall be saved.” The biblical truth concerning the end of the age is not there to scare the people of God. If we have confessed our sins, asked Jesus into our hearts, and are walking by faith in His Word, then we can confidently look forward and pray with the apostle John, “Come, Lord Jesus” (Rv 22:20).
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