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Sin Brings Destruction - Impending Judgment On The Earth by xproducer: 8:07pm On Oct 04, 2020
Sin brings destruction!!! By GOD's grace, in His tender mercies, let us flee from sin, to the Lord JESUS CHRIST. Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says: “Today, if you will hear His voice, Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, In the day of trial in the wilderness," -Hebrews 3:7-8


Impending Judgment on the Earth - Isaiah 24

24 Behold, the Lord makes the earth empty and makes it waste,
Distorts its surface
And scatters abroad its inhabitants.
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And it shall be:
As with the people, so with the priest;
As with the servant, so with his master;
As with the maid, so with her mistress;
As with the buyer, so with the seller;
As with the lender, so with the borrower;
As with the creditor, so with the debtor.
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The land shall be entirely emptied and utterly plundered,
For the Lord has spoken this word.


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The earth mourns and fades away,
The world languishes and fades away;
The haughty people of the earth languish.
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The earth is also defiled under its inhabitants,
Because they have transgressed the laws,
Changed the ordinance,
Broken the everlasting covenant.

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Therefore the curse has devoured the earth,
And those who dwell in it are [b]desolate.
Therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned,
And few men are left.


7
The new wine fails, the vine languishes,
All the merry-hearted sigh.
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The mirth of the tambourine ceases,
The noise of the jubilant ends,
The joy of the harp ceases.
9
They shall not drink wine with a song;
Strong drink is bitter to those who drink it.
10
The city of confusion is broken down;
Every house is shut up, so that none may go in.
11
There is a cry for wine in the streets,
All joy is darkened,
The mirth of the land is gone.
12
In the city desolation is left,
And the gate is stricken with destruction.
13
When it shall be thus in the midst of the land among the people,
It shall be like the shaking of an olive tree,
Like the gleaning of grapes when the vintage is done.

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They shall lift up their voice, they shall sing;
For the majesty of the Lord
They shall cry aloud from the sea.
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Therefore glorify the Lord in the dawning light,
The name of the Lord God of Israel in the coastlands of the sea.
16
From the ends of the earth we have heard songs:
“Glory to the righteous!”
But I said, [c]“I am ruined, ruined!
Woe to me!
The treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously,
Indeed, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously.”

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Fear and the pit and the snare
Are upon you, O inhabitant of the earth.
18
And it shall be
That he who flees from the noise of the fear
Shall fall into the pit,
And he who comes up from the midst of the pit
Shall be [d]caught in the snare;
For the windows from on high are open,
And the foundations of the earth are shaken.

19
The earth is violently broken,
The earth is split open,
The earth is shaken exceedingly.
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The earth shall reel[e] to and fro like a drunkard,
And shall totter like a hut;
Its transgression shall be heavy upon it,
And it will fall, and not rise again.

21
It shall come to pass in that day
That the Lord will punish on high the host of exalted ones,
And on the earth the kings of the earth.
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They will be gathered together,
As prisoners are gathered in the [f]pit,
And will be shut up in the prison;
After many days they will be punished.
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Then the moon will be disgraced
And the sun ashamed;
For the Lord of hosts will reign
On Mount Zion and in Jerusalem
And before His elders, gloriously.

"For behold, the Lord comes out of His place To punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity; The earth will also disclose her blood, And will no more cover her slain." - Isaiah 26:21

"The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward [a]us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance. But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat; both the earth and the works that are in it will be [b]burned up. Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be dissolved, being on fire, and the elements will melt with fervent heat? Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells. Therefore, beloved, looking forward to these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, without spot and blameless;" - 2 Peter 3:9-14

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