Mark 13:24-27, 32-37
24 ‘But in those days, after that suffering, the sun
will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light,\
25 and the stars
will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will
26 Then they
will see “the Son of Man coming in clouds” with great
power and glory.
27 Then he will
send out the angels, and gather his elect from the four winds, from
the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven.
32 ‘But about that day or hour no one knows, neither
the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
33 Beware, keep
alert; for you do not know when the time will come.
34 It is like
a man going on a journey, when he leaves home and puts his slaves
in charge, each with his work, and commands the doorkeeper to be
on the watch.
keep awake -- for you do not know when the master of the house will
come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn,
36 or else he
may find you asleep when he comes suddenly.
37 And what I
say to you I say to all: Keep awake.’