The Appointed Day

1/ In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth… Genesis 1:1

2/ God is pre-existent in His majesty, there is none other with His sovereign power. No-one can question His actions, or say: He has done wrong. Job 36:22-23

3/ The eyes of God are on the ways of everyone and He watches every step they take. There is nowhere so dark, so deep in shadow that evildoers can hide themselves. Job 34:21-22

4/ The Lord is in His holy place in heaven. His gaze is upon mankind, His searching eye tests them and He judges the just and the unjust. Psalm 11:4, Jeremiah 16:17

5/ The Lord has made each thing for its own end, so He has made the wicked for a Day of calamity.  Proverbs 16:4, Romans 9:22

6/ The Lord frustrates the plans of the nations. He foils their schemes, but His plans and purposes will endure for all time. Psalm 33:10-11, Psalm 83:1-18

7/ The eyes of the Lord range over the whole world, to bring aid and comfort to those whose hearts are loyal to Him. 2 Chronicles 16:9

8/ Great is the purpose of Almighty God, He watches all the acts of mortals and rewards each according to their conduct and as their deeds deserve.  Jeremiah 32:19, Revelation 2:23

9/ The Lord is a jealous God, He will take vengeance on those who defy Him, His wrath is directed against His enemies.  Nahum 1:2, Deuteronomy 32:43

10/ The Lord hates those who love violence. On the wicked, He will rain fire and brimstone, scorching wind will be their fate.  Psalms 11:5-6, Malachi 4:1 & 3

11/ Deuteronomy 32:34-35 The Lord has stored up His punishment ready for His great Day of vengeance, for when His enemies make a mistake. Their doom is fast approaching.

12/ The Day will come when the Lord will stand up and pour out His wrath of fire upon the whole earth.  Zephaniah 3:8, Habakkuk 3:12

13/ See: the Lord is coming in fire, like a whirlwind bringing retribution in the flaming fire of His furious anger. The Lord will judge all mankind with His sword of fire, many will be killed by Him. Isaiah 66:15-16, 2 Peter 3:7

14/ …On the Day of massacre, when all military fortifications and strength are destroyed, the sun will shine with seven times its normal strength. The Lord’s blazing anger will be a devouring fire that will test the nations with a fiery destruction. Isaiah 30:25-28, Luke 3:17, Revelation 6:12-17

15/ On that Day, the Lord will protect His people, He will remove their iniquities and lift the reproach of their exile from the holy Land. Isaiah 30:26b & 29, Ezekiel 39:25-29

16/ Whoever fears the Lord will be shown the path he should tread. He will enjoy lasting prosperity and his descendants will inherit the Land. The Lord confides His purposes to those who love Him and keep His commandments. Psalms 25:12-14  Ref: REB. Verses condensed.

1/ God is the Creator of all that there is.

2/ He is the supreme divine being, no-one can refute or usurp Him.

3/ He is constantly watching the results of His creation.

4/ He tests all humankind for their loyalty to Him.

5/ Although redemption is open to everyone, some are destined for annihilation.

6/ He can control the actions of nations, they act according to God’s plan.

7/ He will protect and comfort those who obey and trust in Him.

8/ Each person will be rewarded or punished according to their deeds.

9/ The Lord will exact retribution on those who refuse to acknowledge Him.

10/ He detests evil and will destroy them in His judgement of fire.

11,12/ God has appointed a Day, [a literal 24hour day] to unleash His punishment.

13,14/ That disaster will be a sudden explosion of the sun; a massive CME.

15,16/ The Lord will protect and save from death His exiled people Also those grafted in by faith.. They will be told what to do and where to go. Within a short time, the Lord’s people will be transported to the holy Land, all of that area promised to Abraham, where they will settle and live in prosperity and peace, being at last: ‘a light to the nations’. Praise God!