The New Testament contains several references to the world coming to an end “soon”:
1 John 2:18 It is the last time
Matthew 24:34 This generation shall not pass till all these things be fulfilled.
Matthew 16:28 There be some standing here which shall not taste of death till they see the son of man coming in his kingdom.
Luke 9:27 There be some standing here which shall not taste of death till they see the Kingdom of God.
Luke 21:32 This generation shall not pass away till all be fulfilled.
John 21:22-23 If I will that he tarry till I come…
Acts 2:17 In the last days, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh…
Corinthians 7:29 The time is short…
II Corinthians 1:14 We are your rejoicing, even as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.
Phillippians 1:10 Ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ.
Phillippians 4:5 The Lord is at hand.
I Thessalonians 3:13 – The coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.
4:15-17 Which we are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord
5:23 – The coming of our Lord Jesus Christ
Hebrews 1:2 these last days…
9:26, the end of the world
10:25 the day is approaching
10:37 For yet a little while, he that shall come will come and will not tarry.
James 5:8 the coming of the Lord draweth nigh…
2 Peter 3 – last days;
Jude 1:14 The Lord cometh with 10,000 of his saints
Revelations 1:1, Things which must shortly come to pass
1:3 the time is at hand
22:10 the time is at hand
3:11 Behold I come quickly
22:7 Behold I come quickly
22:12 Behold I come quickly
22:20 Surely I come quickly
Matthew 10:23 Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel till the Son of man be come.
Many passages also tell followers to leave or hate their family and give up everything:
Matthew 10:35, 37 For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and a daughter against her mother…He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worth of me. and he that loveth son and daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
Luke 14:26 If any moan come to me and hate not his father and mother and wife and children and bretheren and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
Luke 14:33 Whosoever he be of you that foresaketh not all that he hath he cannot be my disciple.
Matthew 19:29 Everyone that hath forsaken houses, or brethren or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands for my name’s sake shall receive an hundredfold an shall inherit everlasting life.
Luke 12:33 Sell that ye have.
Matthew 10;21 Brother shall deliver up the brother to deat and the father the child; and the children shall rise up against their parents and cause them to be put to death. And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake.
Mark 10:29-30 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.
Luke 5;11 And when they brought their ships to land, they forsook all and followed him.
Luke 18:29-30 There is no man that hath left house, or parents or brethren or wife or children for the kingdom of God’s sake who shall not receive manifold more in this present time and in the world to come, life everlasting.
Acts 2:44-45 And sold their possessions and goods and parted them to all men.
Acts 4:32-35 Neither was there any among them that lacked; for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them…