Bible verses for: Generational Cycles
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"Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher;
"Vanity of vanities, all is vanity."
What profit has a man from all his labor
In which he toils under the sun?
One generation passes away, and another generation comes;
But the earth abides forever.
The sun also rises, and the sun goes down,
And hastens to the place where it arose.
The wind goes toward the south,
And turns around to the north;
The wind whirls about continually,
And comes again on its circuit.
All the rivers run into the sea,
Yet the sea is not full;
To the place from which the rivers come,
There they return again.
All things are full of labor;
Man cannot express it.
The eye is not satisfied with seeing,
Nor the ear filled with hearing.
That which has been is what will be,
That which is done is what will be done,
And there is nothing new under the sun.
What is crooked cannot be made straight,
And what is lacking cannot be numbered.
For in much wisdom is much grief,
And he who increases knowledge increases sorrow.
Now as He sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, "Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?"
And unless those days were shortened, no flesh would be saved; but for the elect's sake those days will be shortened.
Assuredly, I say to you, this generation will by no means pass away till all these things take place.
Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man."
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it in hope;
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.
1 John 2:15-17
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—is not of the Father but is of the world. And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever.
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