According to the Bible, significant events will happen in the last days leading up to the return of Christ, the final judgement, the defeat of evil, and the establishment of God’s eternal kingdom where peace and righteousness will reign.

“In the Last Days” Bible Verses.

While some of the details described in the scriptures about end times are quite unsettling, their primary aim is not to scare Christians but rather encourage them to honor God in their actions and to repent, knowing that they will give an account for their deeds when Christ returns, whenever that may be.

From signs of the last days that we should watch out for, to a description of what will happen during the judgment day, these Bible verses about the last days remind us to hold on to our faith and live justly as we await the triumphant return of Christ.

“In the Last Days” Bible Verses

Matthew 24:3-14 

“As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. ‘Tell us,’ they said, ‘when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?’ Jesus answered: ‘Watch out that no one deceives you… You will hear of wars and rumors of wars… Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom… There will be famines and earthquakes in various places… Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold. But the one who stands firm to the end will be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.'”

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Matthew 24:36   

“But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.”

2 Timothy 3:1-5  

“But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God—having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people.

1 Timothy 4:1-3

“The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron. They forbid people to marry and order them to abstain from certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and who know the truth.”

Acts 2:17   

“‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams.”

Hebrews 1:2   

“But in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe.”

2 Peter 3:3   

“Above all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires.”

“In the Last Days” Bible Verses.
Bible verse from the book of Mark 13:26.

Jude 1:18   

“They said to you, ‘In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow their own ungodly desires.'”

Revelation 1:1   

“The revelation from Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John.”

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Revelation 22:12   

“Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to each person according to what they have done.”

Joel 2:28   

“And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.”

Joel 3:14   

“Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision.”

2 Thessalonians 2:3   

“Don’t let anyone deceive you in any way, for that day will not come until the rebellion occurs and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the man doomed to destruction.”

Matthew 24:22  

“If those days had not been cut short, no one would survive, but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.”

Mark 13:26  

 “At that time people will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great power and glory.”

Mark 13:32   

“But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.”

Luke 21:25   

“There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea.”

John 6:39   

“And this is the will of him who sent me, that I shall lose none of all those he has given me, but raise them up at the last day.”

John 12:48   

“There is a judge for the one who rejects me and does not accept my words; the very words I have spoken will condemn them at the last day.”

Acts 2:20   

“The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the coming of the great and glorious day of the Lord.”

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1 Corinthians 1:8   

“He will also keep you firm to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

1 Corinthians 15:52  

“In a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.”

2 Corinthians 1:14   

“As you have understood us in part, you will come to understand fully that you can boast of us just as we will boast of you in the day of the Lord Jesus.”

2 Corinthians 5:10   

“For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each of us may receive what is due us for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad.”

1 Thessalonians 4:16   

“For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.”

“In the Last Days” Bible Verses.
Bible verse from the book of 2 Peter 3:3.

2 Thessalonians 1:7   

“And give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well. This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing fire with his powerful angels.”

2 Thessalonians 1:10   

“On the day he comes to be glorified in his holy people and to be marveled at among all those who have believed. This includes you, because you believed our testimony to you.”

2 Thessalonians 2:8   

“And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will overthrow with the breath of his mouth and destroy by the splendor of his coming.”

1 Timothy 4:1   

“The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons.”

2 Timothy 4:1   

“In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge.”

2 Peter 3:7   

“By the same word the present heavens and earth are reserved for fire, being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly.”

1 John 2:18   

“Dear children, this is the last hour; and as you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come. This is how we know it is the last hour.”

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Jude 1:14   

Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied about them: ‘See, the Lord is coming with thousands upon thousands of his holy ones.'”

Revelation 1:3   

“Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near.”

Revelation 3:3   

“Remember, therefore, what you have received and heard; hold it fast, and repent. But if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what time I will come to you.”

Revelation 6:12  

“I watched as he opened the sixth seal. There was a great earthquake. The sun turned black like sackcloth made of goat hair, the whole moon turned blood red.”

“In the Last Days” Bible Verses.
Bible verse from the book of Hebrews 1:2.

Revelation 7:14   

“They have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.”

Acts 1:11

“Men of Galilee,” they said, “why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven.”

Colossians 3:1-4

“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.”

Revelation 9:6   

“During those days people will seek death but will not find it; they will long to die, but death will elude them.”

Revelation 10:6   

“And he swore by him who lives for ever and ever, who created the heavens and all that is in them, the earth and all that is in it, and the sea and all that is in it, and said, ‘There will be no more delay!'”

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Revelation 12:12   

“Therefore rejoice, you heavens and you who dwell in them! But woe to the earth and the sea, because the devil has gone down to you! He is filled with fury, because he knows that his time is short.”

Revelation 14:7   

“He said in a loud voice, ‘Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come. Worship him who made the heavens, the earth, the sea and the springs of water.'”

Revelation 21:8   

“But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars—they will be consigned to the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.”

“In the Last Days” Bible Verses.
Bible verse from the book of Matthew 24:36.

1 Corinthians 4:5   

“Therefore judge nothing before the appointed time; wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of the heart. At that time each will receive their praise from God.”

Revelation 17:14   

“They will wage war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will triumph over them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings—and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers.”

Revelation 19:11   

“I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a white horse, whose rider is called Faithful and True. With justice he judges and wages war.”

Revelation 20:4   

“I saw thrones on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God. They had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ a thousand years.”

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

“So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober. For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night. But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.”

Revelation 22:7   

“Look, I am coming soon! Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy written in this scroll.”