2 Peter 3:11-13 (Today’s New International Version)
11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives 12 as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming. That day will bring about the destruction of the heavens by fire, and the elements will melt in the heat. 13 But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, where righteousness dwells. ”
Jeremiah 7:3 (New American Standard Bible)
3 Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, “Amend your ways and your deeds,
and I will let you dwell in this place.
Isaiah 26:9 (New International Version)
9 My soul yearns for you in the night;
in the morning my spirit longs for you.
When your judgments come upon the earth,
the people of the world learn righteousness.
Ezekiel 5:12 (New American Standard Bible)
12 ‘One third of you will die by plague or be consumed by famine among you, one third will fall by the sword around you, and one third I will scatter to every wind, and
I will unsheathe a sword behind them.
Zechariah 13:8-9 (New American Standard Bible)
8 “It will come about in all the land,”
Declares the LORD,
“That two parts in it will be cut off and perish;
But the third will be left in it.
9 This third I will bring into the fire;
I will refine them like silver
and test them like gold.
They will call on my name
and I will answer them;
I will say, ‘They are my people,’
and they will say, ‘The LORD is our God.’ “