New Living Translation
The end of the world is coming soon. Therefore, be earnest and disciplined in your prayers.
King James Bible
But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.
Darby Bible Translation
But the end of all things is drawn nigh: be sober therefore, and be watchful unto prayers;
World English Bible
But the end of all things is near. Therefore be of sound mind, self-controlled, and sober in prayer.
Young's Literal Translation
And of all things the end hath come nigh; be sober-minded, then, and watch unto the prayers,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:7 But the end of all things - And so of their wrongs, and your sufferings. Is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer - Temperance helps watchfulness, and both of them help prayer. Watch, that ye may pray; and pray, that ye may watch.
LibraryA Nickname Accepted
'The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch' --ACTS xi. 26. Nations and parties, both political and religious, very often call themselves by one name, and are known to the outside world by another. These outside names are generally given in contempt; and yet they sometimes manage to hit the very centre of the characteristics of the people on whom they are bestowed, and so by degrees get to be adopted by them, and worn as an honour. So it has been with the name 'Christian.' It was given …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Of Avoiding of Curious Inquiry into the Life of Another
Some Other Writers of the New Testament
John Bunyan on the Terms of Communion and Fellowship of Christians at the Table of the Lord;
So God said to Noah, "I have decided to destroy all living creatures, for they have filled the earth with violence. Yes, I will wipe them all out along with the earth!
This is all the more urgent, for you know how late it is; time is running out. Wake up, for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.
The night is almost gone; the day of salvation will soon be here. So remove your dark deeds like dirty clothes, and put on the shining armor of right living.
If that had been necessary, Christ would have had to die again and again, ever since the world began. But now, once for all time, he has appeared at the end of the age to remove sin by his own death as a sacrifice.
You, too, must be patient. Take courage, for the coming of the Lord is near.
1 Peter 1:13
So think clearly and exercise self-control. Look forward to the gracious salvation that will come to you when Jesus Christ is revealed to the world.
1 John 2:18
Dear children, the last hour is here. You have heard that the Antichrist is coming, and already many such antichrists have appeared. From this we know that the last hour has come.
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