So He drove the man out; and at the east of the garden of Eden He stationed the cherubim and the flaming sword which turned every direction to guard the way to the tree of life.
You came near and stood at the foot of the mountain, and the mountain burned with fire to the very heart of the heavens: darkness, cloud and thick gloom.
while I was standing between the Lord and you at that time, to declare to you the word of the Lord; for you were afraid because of the fire and did not go up the mountain. He said,
Your hand will find out all your enemies;
Your right hand will find out those who hate you.
Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty,
God has shone forth.
“A river of fire was flowing
And coming out from before Him;
Thousands upon thousands were attending Him,
And myriads upon myriads were standing before Him;
The court sat,
And the books were opened.
“Then He will also say to those on His left, ‘Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels;
but a terrifying expectation of judgment and the fury of a fire which will consume the adversaries.
2 Peter 3:7
But by His word the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.
And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are also; and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.
But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”
‘Vengeance is Mine, and retribution,
In due time their foot will slip;
For the day of their calamity is near,
And the impending things are hastening upon them.’
‘You shall break them with a rod of iron,
You shall shatter them like earthenware.’”
O Lord, God of vengeance,
God of vengeance, shine forth!
To proclaim the favorable year of the Lord
And the day of vengeance of our God;
To comfort all who mourn,
“For the day of vengeance was in My heart,
And My year of redemption has come.
For we know Him who said, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay.” And again, “The Lord will judge His people.”
and they cried out with a loud voice, saying, “How long, O Lord, holy and true, will You refrain from judging and avenging our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”
When you are in distress and all these things have come upon you, in the latter days you will return to the Lord your God and listen to His voice.
As soon as they hear, they obey me;
Foreigners submit to me.
“If you consent and obey,
You will eat the best of the land;
The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.
through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name’s sake,
to those who by perseverance in doing good seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life;
Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness?
However, they did not all heed the good news; for Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our report?”
For I will not presume to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me, resulting in the obedience of the Gentiles by word and deed,
but now is manifested, and by the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the eternal God, has been made known to all the nations, leading to obedience of faith;
2 Corinthians 10:5
We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,
You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?
how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,
And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation,
By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed by going out to a place which he was to receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he was going.
1 Peter 1:2
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace be yours in the fullest measure.
1 Peter 3:6
just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, and you have become her children if you do what is right without being frightened by any fear.
1 Peter 4:17
For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?
But transgressors will be altogether destroyed;
The posterity of the wicked will be cut off.
Fire goes before Him
And burns up His adversaries round about.
For the Lord has a day of vengeance,
A year of recompense for the cause of Zion.
“And I will execute vengeance in anger and wrath
On the nations which have not obeyed.”
for I was hungry, and you gave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink;
Then they will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great power and glory.
For not even the Father judges anyone, but He has given all judgment to the Son,