Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
When he drove the man out, he placed on the eastern side of the orchard in Eden angelic sentries who used the flame of a whirling sword to guard the way to the tree of life.
You approached and stood at the foot of the mountain, a mountain ablaze to the sky above it and yet dark with a thick cloud.
(I was standing between the Lord and you at that time to reveal to you the message of the Lord, because you were afraid of the fire and would not go up the mountain.) He said:
You prevail over all your enemies; your power is too great for those who hate you.
From Zion, the most beautiful of all places, God comes in splendor.
A river of fire was streaming forth and proceeding from his presence. Many thousands were ministering to him; Many tens of thousands stood ready to serve him. The court convened and the books were opened.
"Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you accursed, into the eternal fire that has been prepared for the devil and his angels!
but only a certain fearful expectation of judgment and a fury of fire that will consume God's enemies.
For our God is indeed a devouring fire.
2 Peter 3:7
But by the same word the present heavens and earth have been reserved for fire, by being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly.
And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet are too, and they will be tormented there day and night forever and ever.
But to the cowards, unbelievers, detestable persons, murderers, the sexually immoral, and those who practice magic spells, idol worshipers, and all those who lie, their place will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. That is the second death."
I will get revenge and pay them back at the time their foot slips; for the day of their disaster is near, and the impending judgment is rushing upon them!"
You will break them with an iron scepter; you will smash them like a potter's jar!'"
O Lord, the God who avenges! O God who avenges, reveal your splendor!
to announce the year when the Lord will show his favor, the day when our God will seek vengeance, to console all who mourn,
For I looked forward to the day of vengeance, and then payback time arrived.
For we know the one who said, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay," and again, "The Lord will judge his people."
They cried out with a loud voice, "How long, Sovereign Master, holy and true, before you judge those who live on the earth and avenge our blood?"
In your distress when all these things happen to you in the latter days, if you return to the Lord your God and obey him
When they hear of my exploits, they submit to me. Foreigners are powerless before me;
If you have a willing attitude and obey, then you will again eat the good crops of the land.
The word of God continued to spread, the number of disciples in Jerusalem increased greatly, and a large group of priests became obedient to the faith.
Through him we have received grace and our apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles on behalf of his name.
eternal life to those who by perseverance in good works seek glory and honor and immortality,
Do you not know that if you present yourselves as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or obedience resulting in righteousness?
But not all have obeyed the good news, for Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our report?"
For I will not dare to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me in order to bring about the obedience of the Gentiles, by word and deed,
but now is disclosed, and through the prophetic scriptures has been made known to all the nations, according to the command of the eternal God, to bring about the obedience of faith --
2 Corinthians 10:5
and every arrogant obstacle that is raised up against the knowledge of God, and we take every thought captive to make it obey Christ.
You foolish Galatians! Who has cast a spell on you? Before your eyes Jesus Christ was vividly portrayed as crucified!
how will we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was first communicated through the Lord and was confirmed to us by those who heard him,
And by being perfected in this way, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place he would later receive as an inheritance, and he went out without understanding where he was going.
1 Peter 1:2
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father by being set apart by the Spirit for obedience and for sprinkling with Jesus Christ's blood. May grace and peace be yours in full measure!
1 Peter 3:6
like Sarah who obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. You become her children when you do what is good and have no fear in doing so.
1 Peter 4:17
For it is time for judgment to begin, starting with the house of God. And if it starts with us, what will be the fate of those who are disobedient to the gospel of God?
Sinful rebels are totally destroyed; evil men have no future.
Fire goes before him; on every side it burns up his enemies.
For the Lord has planned a day of revenge, a time when he will repay Edom for her hostility toward Zion.
I will angrily seek vengeance on the nations that do not obey me."
For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink.
Then everyone will see the Son of Man arriving in the clouds with great power and glory.
Furthermore, the Father does not judge anyone, but has assigned all judgment to the Son,
For our God is indeed a devouring fire.