Texts on the "Two Ages"
(words in italics are, literally, "age")
Matthew 12:31-32: "Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of
sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the
blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto
men. And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man,
it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaketh against the
Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this
world, neither in the world to come."
Matthew 13:39-40: "The enemy that sowed them is the devil;
the harvest is the end of the world; and the
reapers are the angels. As therefore the tares are gathered
and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this
Matthew 24:3: "And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the
disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when
shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy
coming, and of the end of the world?"
Matthew 28:20: "Teaching them to observe all things
whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you
alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen."
Mark 3:29: "But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy
Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal
Mark 10:29-30: "And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say
unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren,
or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or
lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, But he shall receive
an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and
sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with
persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life."
Luke 16:8: "And the lord commended the unjust steward,
because he had done wisely: for the children of this
world are in their generation wiser than the children of
Luke 18:30: "Who shall not receive manifold more in this
present time, and in the world to come life
Luke 20:34-36: "And Jesus answering said unto them, The
children of this world marry, and are given in
marriage: But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain
that world, and the resurrection from the dead,
neither marry, nor are given in marriage: Neither can they
die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are
the children of God, being the children of the
Romans 12:2: "And be not conformed to this world: but
be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may
prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will
Corinthians 1:20: "Where is the wise? where is the scribe?
where is the disputer of this world? hath not God
made foolish the wisdom of this world?"
Corinthians 2:6: "Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that
are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of
the princes of this world, that come to nought."
Corinthians 2:8: "Which none of the princes of this world
knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified
the Lord of glory."
Corinthians 3:18: "Let no man deceive himself. If any man
among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him
become a fool, that he may be wise."
II Corinthians 4:4: "In whom the god of this world
hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the
light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of
God, should shine unto them."
Galatians 1:4: "Who gave himself for our sins, that he might
deliver us from this present evil world, according to
the will of God and our Father."
Ephesians 1:21: "Far above all principality, and power, and
might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only
in this world, but also in that which is to come."
Ephesians 2:2: "Wherein in time past ye walked according to
the course of this world, according to the prince of
the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the
children of disobedience."
Ephesians 6:12: "For we wrestle not against flesh and blood,
but against principalities, against powers, against the
rulers of the darkness of this world, against
spiritual wickedness in high places."
Timothy 6:17-19: "Charge them that are rich in this world,
that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches,
but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to
enjoy; That they do good, that they be rich in good works,
ready to distribute, willing to communicate; Laying up in
store for themselves a good foundation against the time to
come, that they may lay hold on eternal life."
II Timothy 4:10: "For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved
this present world, and is departed unto
Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia."
Titus 2:11-13: "For the grace of God that bringeth salvation
hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying
ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly,
righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of
the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ"
Hebrews 6:5: "And have tasted the good word of God, and the
powers of the world to come."