Now by that same word, the present heavens and earth have been reserved for fire and are being kept for the day when ungodly people will be judged and destroyed.
But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief. On that day the heavens will disappear with a roaring sound, the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done on it will be exposed.
as you look forward to and hasten the coming of the day of God, when the heavens will be set ablaze and dissolved and the elements will melt with fire.
"Then he will say to those on his left, "Get away from me, you who are accursed, into the eternal fire that has been prepared for the Devil and his angels!
then the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials and to hold unrighteous people for punishment on the day of judgment,
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, because the first heaven and the first earth had disappeared, and the sea was gone.
Our God has appeared and he has not been silent; a devouring fire blazed before him, and a mighty storm swirled around him.
They will perish, but you will remain; and they all will become worn out, like a garment. You will change them like clothing, and they will pass away.
"Lift up your eyes, you heavens and look to the earth beneath; and see who created these. Its inhabitants will die just like this; but my salvation will be forever, and my deliverance will never fail.
"Just you wait!" declares the LORD. "The day will come when I stand up as a prosecutor, for I am determined to assemble the nations and to gather the kingdoms, in order to pour out my indignation upon them all of my fierce anger. All the earth will be consumed by the fire of my jealousy.
I tell all of you with certainty, it will be more bearable for the region of Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of judgment than for that town!"
Indeed I tell you, it will be more bearable for Tyre and Sidon on Judgment Day than for you!
Indeed I tell you, it will be more bearable for the land of Sodom on Judgment Day than for you!"
I tell you, on Judgment Day people will give an account for every thoughtless word they have uttered,
If any place will not welcome you and the people refuse to listen to you, when you leave, shake its dust off your feet as a testimony against them."
But because of your stubborn and unrepentant heart you are reserving wrath for yourself on the day of wrath, when God's righteous judgment will be revealed.
and that you are not intimidated by your opponents in any way. This is evidence that they will be destroyed and that you will be saved and all because of God.
and to give us who are afflicted relief when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels
Do not let anyone deceive you in any way, for it will not come unless the rebellion takes place first and the man of sin, who is destined for destruction, is revealed.
But people who want to get rich keep toppling into temptation and are trapped by many stupid and harmful desires that plunge them into destruction and ruin.
This is how love has been perfected among us: we will have confidence on the day of judgment because, during our time in this world, we are just like him.
Likewise, Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities near them, which like them committed sexual sins and pursued homosexual activities, serve as an example of the punishment of eternal fire.
The beast that you saw existed once, but is no longer, and is going to crawl out of the bottomless pit and then proceed to its destruction. Those living on earth, whose names were not written in the Book of Life from the foundation of the world, will be surprised when they see the beast because it was, is no longer, and will come again.
The beast that was and is no longer is the eighth king, but it belongs with the seven kings and goes to its destruction.
Then I saw a large, white throne and the one who was sitting on it. The earth and the heavens fled from his presence, and no place was found for them.