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with the fire of my jealousy: Zeph. i. 2, 3; iii. 8. The earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. 2 Peter iii. 10.--I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire.—And they sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song

of the Lamb. xv. 2, 3. And set on fire the foundations Oh that thou wouldest rend the of the mountains.

heavens, that thou wouldest come

down, that the mountains might flow down at thy presence, as when the melting fire burneth, the fire causeth the waters to boil, to make thy name known to thine adversaries, that the nations may tremble at thy presence ! When thou didst terrible things which we looked not for—the mountains flowed down at thy presence. Isa. lxiv. 1-3. Every

mountain and island were moved out of their places. Rev. vi. 14. 23. I will heap mischief upon

Behold it is written before me: them; I will spend mine arrows I will not keep silence, but will

recompense, even recompense into

their bosom, your iniquities, and the iniquities of your together, saith the Lord. Isa. lxy.

6, 7. I will punish the men that are settled on their lees.- That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day

of wasteness and desolation, &c. Zeph. i. 12, 15. 24, 25. They shall be burned When the Lord shall have with hunger, and devoured with washed away the filth of the burning heat, and with bitter de- daughters of Zion, and shall have struction; I will also send the purged the blood of Jerusalem teeth of beasts upon them, with from the midst thereof by the spirit the poison of serpents of the dust. of judgment and by the spirit of The sword without, and terror with- burning. Isa. iv. 4. And it shall in, shall destroy both the young come to pass in that day, saith man and the virgin, the suckling, the Lord, that there shall be the with the man of gray hairs. noise of a cry from the fish-gate,

and an howling from the second, and a great crashing from the hills. Zeph. i. 10. Behold the day of the Lord cometh, and thy spoil shall be divided in the midst of thee. For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle, and the city shall be taken, &c. Zech. xiv. 1, 2. And He gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue

Armageddon. Rev. xvi. 16. 26, 27. I said, I would scatter -Spare thy people, O Lord, them into corners, I would make and give not thine heritage to the remembrance of them to cease reproach, that the heathen should from among men: were it not that rule over them : wherefore should I feared the wrath of the enemy, they say among the people, Where lest their adversaries should be is their God? Then will the Lord have themselves strangely, and be jealous for his land, and pity lest they should say, Our hand is his people. Joel ii. 17, 18. And high, and the Lord hath not done the heathen shall know that the all this.

house of Israel went into captivity

for their iniquity: because they trespassed against me, therefore hid I my face from them, and

gave them into the hand of their enemies: so fell they all by the sword.' According to their uncleanness, and according to their transgressions have I done unto them, and hid my face from them. Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Now will I bring again the captivity of Jacob, and have mercy upon. the whole house of Israel, and will be jealous for my holy name. Ezek. xxxix. 23-25. The Lord Jesus Christ shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdomthe Jew first, and also the Gentilefor there is no respect of persons with God. 2 Tim. iv. 1; Rom.

ii. 9, 11. 29, 30. O that they were wise, Thy people also shall be all that they understood this, that righteous; they shall inherit the they would consider their latter land for ever,

the branch of my end ! How should one chase a planting, the work of my hands, thousand, and two put ten thou. that I may be glorified. A little sand to flight, except their Rock one shall become a thousand, had sold them and the Lord had and a small one a strong nation. shut them up?

Isa. lx. 21, 22. 31. Their rock is not as our The kings of the earth, and the Rock, our enemies themselves mighty men—shall say–Hide us (being) judges.

from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath

of the Lamb. Rev. vi. 15, 16. 32, 33, 34. For their vine is of The tares are the children of the vine of Sodom, and of the the wicked one. The enemy that fields of Gomorrah; their grapes sowed them is the devil. Matt. are grapes of gall, their clusters xiii. 38, 39. Gather the clusters are bitter : their wine is the poi- of the vine of the earth; for her son of dragons, and the cruel grapes are fully ripe. And the venom of asps. Is not this laid angel thrust in his sickle into the up in store with me, and sealed earth, and gathered the vine of the up among my treasures ?

earth. Rev. xiv. 18, 19. 35. Tome belongeth vengeance It is written, Vengeance is mine; and recompense.

I will repay, saith the Lord. Rom.

xii. 19. We know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. Heb. x. 30. It is the day of the Lord's vengeance, and the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion. Isa. xxxiv. 8. Behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a

recompense ; He will come, and save you. Xxxv. 4. Their foot shall slide in due The great day of his wrath is time :

come; and who shall be able to

stand ? Rev. vi. 17. For the day of their calamity I the Lord will hasten it in his is at hand, and the things that time. Isa. 1x. 22. The time is come shall come

upon them make for thee to reap.—Gather the clushaste.

ters of the vine of the earth; for her grapes are fully ripe. xiv. 15, 18.

-Behold I come as a thief. xvi. 15. 36. For the Lord shall judge I looked, and there was none to say,

his people (v. 20), and repent him help; and I wondered that there

for his servants, where He seeth was none to uphold; therefore that power is gone, and that there mine own arm brought salvation is none shut up or left.

unto me. Isa. Ixiii. 5. Thus saith

the Lord, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one saith, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it: so will I do for my servants' sakes, that I may not destroy them all. Ixv. 8.-I will refine them as silver is refined, and try them as gold is tried; they shall call on my name, and I

will hear them. Zech. xiii. 9. 37-39. And he shall Where In that day a man shall cast his are their gods, their rock in whom idols of silver, and his idols of gold, they trusted, which did eat the which he made for himself to worflesh of their sacrifices, and drink ship, to the moles and to the bats : the wine of their burnt offerings ? to go into the clefts of the rocklet them arise and help you. See for fear of the Lord, and for the now that I, even I, am He, and glory of his majesty. Isa. ii. 20, there is no god with me.

21. He will samish all the gods

of the earth, and men shall worship him, every one from his place, even all the isles of the heathen. Zeph. ii. 11. In that day there shall be one Lord, and

his name one. Zech. xiv. 9. 39. See now that I, even I, am -The Lord shall punish the He, and there is no God with me: kings of the earth. The Lord I kill, and I make alive.

shall reign in Mount Zion. He

will swallow up death in victory: Awake and sing ye that dwell in the dust. Behold, the Lord cometh out of his place, to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity : the earth also shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain. Isa. xxiv. 21, 23; xxv. 8; xxvi. 19, 21. All that burden themselves with it (Jerusalem) shall be cut in pieces. The Lord my God shall come, and all the saints with thee. And it shall come to pass in that day that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem. Zech. xii. 3 ; xiv. 5, 8. The time of the dead that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward—to the saints and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth. Rev. xi. 18. The remnant were slain. And I saw thrones, and they sat on them. And the souls of them

that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, &c. xix. 21 ; xx. 4. I wound, and I heal.

Hath He smitten him, as He

smote those that smote him ? is he slain according to the slaughter of them that are siain by him? By this shall the iniquity of Jacob be purged; and this all the fruit to take his sin. Isa. xxvii. 7, 9. They rebelled and vexed his Holy Spirit: therefore was He turned to be their enemy and fought against them. Then He remembered the days of old, Moses, and his people. Isa. Ixiii. 10, 11. (I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offense, and seek my face: in their affliction they shall seek me early. Come, and let us return unto the Lord: for He hath torn, and He will heal us; He hath smitten, and he will bind us up. Hos. v. 15; vi. 1.)


The Lord hath taken away thy judgments, He hath cast out

thine enemy. Thou shalt not see evil any more. Zeph. iii. 15. See now that I, even I, am He, Thy wrath is come, and the and there is no god with me: I time of the dead, that they should kill and I make alive: I wound and be judged, and that thou shouldest I heal.

give reward to thy servants the

prophets, and to the saints--and shouldest destroy them that destroy the earth. Rev. xi. 18. And I looked, and, behold, a white cloud, and upon the cloud (one) sat like the Son of man. The earth was reaped. The vine of the earth was cast into the great wine-press of the wrath of God. xiv. 14, 16, 19. He gathered them into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon. xvi. 16. And I saw the holy city

New Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven. xxi. 2. Neither is there any that can The great day of his wrath is deliver out of my hand.

come; and who shall be able to

stand ? vi. 17. 39-41. See now that I, even I, And the angel which I saw am He, and there is no god with stand upon the sea and upon the

For I lift up my hand to earth lifted up his hand to heaven, heaven, and say, I live for ever. If and sware by him that liveth for I whet my glittering sword, and ever and ever, who created heaven, mine hand take hold on judgment; and the things that therein are, I will render vengeance to mine and the sea, and the things that enemies, and will reward them are therein, that there should be that hate me.

time no longer : but in the days

of the voice of the seventh angel, wlien he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God shall be finished, as He hath declared to his servants the prophets. x. 5–7. And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdom of our God and of his Christ. Thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead that they should be judged—and that thou shouldest

destroy them that destroy the earth. xi. 15, 18. 41. If I whet my glittering sword, In righteousness doth He judge and my hand take hold on judg

and make war. Out of his mouth ment; I will render vengeance goeth a sharp sword, that with it to mine enemies, and will reward He should smite the nations. And them that hate me.

I saw the beast, and the kings of

the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army. These both were cast alive into the lake of fire burning with brimstone, and the rest were slain with the

sword of him that sat on the horse, &c. xix. 11, 15, 19–21. 42. I will make mine arrows, The wine press was trodden drunk with blood,

without the city, and blood came

out of the wine-press, even unto the horses' bridles, by the space of a thousand six hundred furlongs. xiv. 20. And my sword shall devour

And it shall come to pass at the flesh; and that with the blood of same time when Gog shall come the slain from the beginning of against the land of Israel, saith revenges upon the enemy.

the Lord God, that my fury shall

come up in my face. And I will plead against him with pestilence and with blood. Ezek. xxxviii. 18, 22. In the days of the voice of the seventh angel when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God shall be finished, &c. Rev. x. 7. He gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon. And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the

temple of heaven from the throne, saying, It is done. xvi. 16, 17. And my sword shall devour flesh, I will call for a sword against him and that with the blood of the throughout all my mountains, saith slain, &c.

the Lord God: every man's sword

shall be against his brother. And I will plead-gather yourselves to my sacrifice. A great sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood—the flesh of the mighty-and the blood of the princes of the earth-till ye be drunken. Ezek. xxxviii. 21; xxxix. 17–19. And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tnmult from the Lord shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbor, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbor, and Judah also shall fight at Jerusalem. Zech. xiv. 13, 14. By his sword will the Lord plead with all flesh, and the slain of the Lord shall be many. Isa. Ixvi. 16. And the remnant were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth: and all the

fowls were filled with their flesh. Rev. xix. 21. 43. Rejoice, O ye nations, with In this mountain shall the Lord his people :

of hosts make unto all people a

feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees well refined. And He will destroy in this mountain the vail that is spread over all nations. Isa. xxv. 6, 7. The former troubles are hid from mine eyes. For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth. But be ye glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create; for behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy. And I will rejoice in Jerusalem and joy in my people. Isa. Ixv. 16–19. Rejoice ye with Jerusalem and be glad for her, all ye that love her; rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her; that ye may suck and be satisfied with the breasts of her consolations ; that ye may milk out and be delighted with the abundance of her glorythe glory of the Gentiles

like a flowing stream. Ixvi. 10-12. Rejoice, O ye nations, with his When ye see this your heart people : for He will avenge the blood shall rejoice, and your bones shall of his servants, and will render flourish as an herb: and the hand vengeance to his adversaries. of the Lord shall be known toward

his servants, and his indignation toward his enemies. lxvi. 14. And after these things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; salvation, and glory, and honor, and power, unto the Lord our God. For true and righteous are his judgments : for He hath judged the

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