And He said, "See to it that you are not misled; for many will come in My name, saying, `I am He,' and, `The time is near.' Do not go after them. (Luke 21:8)

"When you hear of wars and disturbances, do not be terrified; for these things must take place first, but the end does not follow immediately." (Luke 21:9)

Then He continued by saying to them, "Nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom, (Luke 21:10)

and there will be great earthquakes, and in various places plagues and famines; and there will be terrors and great signs from heaven. (Luke 21:11)

"But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and will persecute you, delivering you to the synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors for My name's sake. (Luke 21:12)

"It will lead to an opportunity for your testimony. (Luke 21:13)

"So make up your minds not to prepare beforehand to defend yourselves; (Luke 21:14)

for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute. (Luke 21:15)

"But you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death, (Luke 21:16)

and you will be hated by all because of My name. (Luke 21:17)

"Yet not a hair of your head will perish. (Luke 21:18)

"By your endurance you will gain your lives. (Luke 21:19)

"But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then recognize that her desolation is near. (Luke 21:20)

"Then those who are in Judea must flee to the mountains, and those who are in the midst of the city must leave, and those who are in the country must not enter the city; (Luke 21:21)

because these are days of vengeance, so that all things which are written will be fulfilled. (Luke 21:22)

"Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days; for there will be great distress upon the land and wrath to this people; (Luke 21:23)

and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled under foot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled. (Luke 21:24)


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