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Verses in the Bible – about Time:
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Introduction to Time
Romans 15:4 For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
Isaiah 49:8 “In a favorable time I have answered You,
1 Peter 1:5 who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
Matthew 5:45 He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
Psalm 32:6 a time when You may be found
Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found
Psalm 62:8 Trust in Him at all times, O people
Genesis 4:3 the course of time.
Genesis 6:9 blameless in his time.
Isaiah 37:26 “Have you not heard? Long ago I did it, From ancient times I planned it. Now I have brought it to pass
Psalm 75:2 “When I select an appointed time, It is I who judge with equity.
Isaiah 46:10 Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, ‘My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure’;
Titus 1:3 but at the proper time manifested, even His word
Exodus 9:5 The Lord set a definite time, saying, “Tomorrow the Lord will do this thing in the land.”
Deuteronomy 32:35 In due time
‘Vengeance is Mine, and retribution, In due time their foot will slip; For the day of their calamity is near, And the impending things are hastening upon them.’
Ecclesiastes 3:1 There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven—
Special Periods of Time of God’s Blessing
Genesis 39:5 “It came about that from the time he made him overseer in his house and over all that he owned, the Lord blessed the Egyptian’s house on account of Joseph; thus the Lord’s blessing was upon all that he owned, in the house and in the field.”
Judges 16:28 Then Samson called to the Lord and said, “O Lord God, please remember me and please strengthen me just this time, O God
Psalm 121:8 The Lord will guard your going out and your coming in From this time forth and forever.
Jeremiah 16:21 God Reveals His Power
“Therefore behold, I am going to make them know— This time I will make them know My power and My might; And they shall know that My name is the Lord.”
God Changes The Course of History
Daniel 2:21 “It is He who changes the times and the epochs; He removes kings and establishes kings; He gives wisdom to wise men And knowledge to men of understanding.
Daniel 4:32 the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.’
Luke 18:31 Then He took the twelve aside and said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and all things which are written through the prophets about the Son of Man will be accomplished.
1 Peter 1:20 For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeared in these last times for the sake of you
Romans 5:6 For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.
Galatians 4:4 But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law
Hebrews 9:10 since they relate only to food and drink and various washings, regulations for the body imposed until a time of reformation.
Our Time is Appointed
Psalm 31:15 My times are in Your hand
Ecclesiastes 7:17 Do not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?
Ecclesiastes 8:12 Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life, still I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly.
[ Job Says God Seems to Ignore Wrongs ] “Why are times not stored up by the Almighty, And why do those who know Him not see His days? – Job 24:1
Ecclesiastes 9:11 time and chance overtake them all.
“I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.” – Ecclesiastes 9:11
“Moreover, man does not know his time: like fish caught in a treacherous net and birds trapped in a snare, so the sons of men are ensnared at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.” – Ecclesiastes 9:12
Revelation 1:3 Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and heed the things which are written in it; for the time is near.
But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come.
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Now as to the times and the epochs…
Matthew 16:3 And in the morning, ‘There will be a storm today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ Do you know how to discern the appearance of the sky, but cannot discern the signs of the times?
Luke 12:56 You hypocrites! You know how to analyze the appearance of the earth and the sky, but why do you not analyze this present time?
Matthew 24:15 [ Perilous Times ] “Therefore when you see the abomination of desolation which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),
Habakkuk 2:3 “For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail. Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay.
Luke 1:20 my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time.”
Mark 13:33 “Take heed, keep on the alert; for you do not know when the appointed time will come.
1 Timothy 6:14-15 He will bring about at the proper time
the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ, which He will bring about at the proper time
Matthew 5:18 For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished.
Daniel 8:19 He said, “Behold, I am going to let you know what will occur at the final period of the indignation, for it pertains to the appointed time of the end.
Daniel 12:1 [ The Time of the End ] “Now at that time Michael, the great prince who stands guard over the sons of your people, will arise. And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time; and at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the book, will be rescued.
Daniel 12:11 From the time that the regular sacrifice is abolished and the abomination of desolation is set up, there will be 1,290 days.
Time Related to Creation, Heaven, and Eternity
Proverbs 8:23 “From everlasting I was established, From the beginning, from the earliest times of the earth.
Ecclesiastes 3:11 [ God Set Eternity in the Heart of Man ] He has made everything appropriate in its time. He has also set eternity in their heart, yet so that man will not find out the work which God has done from the beginning even to the end.
Isaiah 25:8 He will swallow up death for all time, And the Lord God will wipe tears away from all faces, And He will remove the reproach of His people from all the earth; For the Lord has spoken.
Heaven Is God’s Throne
1 Corinthians 8:4-6 …there is no such thing as an idol in the world, and that there is no God but one. 5 For even if there are so-called gods whether in heaven or on earth, as indeed there are many gods and many lords, 6 yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom are all things and we exist for Him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we exist through Him.
The Age to Come, Eternal Life
Luke 18:30 who will not receive many times as much at this time and in the age to come, eternal life.”
Romans 8:18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
Revelation 21:4 and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be death; there will no longer be sorrow and anguish, or crying, or pain; for the [a]former order of things has passed away.”
Our State in Heaven