"Look! I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me to repay each person according to what he has done.
I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.
"I, Jesus, have sent My angel to attest these things to you for the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, the Bright Morning Star."
He who testifies about these things says, "Yes, I am coming quickly." Amen! Come, Lord Jesus!
Then I saw in the right hand of the One seated on the throne a scroll with writing on the inside and on the back, sealed with seven seals.
And when the seven thunders spoke, I was about to write. Then I heard a voice from heaven, saying, "Seal up what the seven thunders said, and do not write it down!"
Bind up the testimony. Seal up the instruction among my disciples.
The vision of the evenings and the mornings that has been told is true. Now you must seal up the vision because it refers to many days [in the future]."
"But you, Daniel, keep these words secret and seal the book until the time of the end. Many will roam about, and knowledge will increase."
He said, "Go on your way, Daniel, for the words are secret and sealed until the time of the end.
What I tell you in the dark, speak in the light. What you hear in a whisper, proclaim on the housetops.
Blessed is the one who reads and blessed are those who hear the words of this prophecy and keep what is written in it, because the time is near!
Wail! For the day of the LORD is near. It will come like destruction from the Almighty.
Therefore say to them: This is what the Lord God says: I will put a stop to this proverb, and they will not use it again in Israel. But say to them: The days draw near, as well as the fulfillment of every vision.
The night is nearly over, and the daylight is near, so let us discard the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.
Don't let anyone deceive you in any way. For [that day] will not come unless the apostasy comes first and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction.
Now the end of all things is near; therefore, be clear-headed and disciplined for prayer.