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New American Standard Version of the Bible"And behold, I am coming quickly. Blessed is he who heeds the words of the prophecy of this book."  Revelation 22:7  (NAS)

Are you willing to do more than just read the words?  Blessed are those who heed (keeps or obeys) the words of the prophecy.

Coming quickly:

Jesus says that he is coming "quickly." We have to understand that God's timetable is different from our own.  Some view quickness as happening within seconds or minutes.  Others view it in terms of years or decades.  Consider the words of Peter:

New American Standard Version of the BibleBut do not let this one fact escape your notice, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. 9The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance. 10But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up. 11Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, 12looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, on account of which the heavens will be destroyed by burning, and the elements will melt with intense heat! 13But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells. 14Therefore, beloved, since you look for these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, spotless and blameless, 15and regard the patience of our Lord to be salvation; just as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you... 2 Peter 3:8-15 (NAS)

If God looks at a thousand years as just a day...then it has only been a little less than two days since Jesus ascended to heaven.  God is not in a hurry, but is "patient toward you...not wishing for any to perish..."   If you need to get right with God, do not the day of the Lord will come it says above "like a thief in the night."

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