So Joshua caught them by surprise, after marching all night from Gilgal.
So Joshua and his whole military force surprised them at the waters of Merom and attacked them.
At that moment the sentence against Nebuchadnezzar was executed. He was driven away from people. He ate grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky, until his hair grew like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.
Won’t your creditors suddenly arise,
and those who disturb you wake up?
Then you will become spoil for them.
Therefore calamity will strike him suddenly;
he will be shattered instantly—beyond recovery.
this iniquity of yours will be
like a spreading breach,
a bulge in a high wall
whose collapse will come in an instant—suddenly!
Your many foes will be like fine dust,
and many of the ruthless, like blowing chaff.
Then suddenly, in an instant,
But disaster will happen to you;
you will not know how to avert it.
And it will fall on you,
but you will be unable to ward it off.
Devastation will happen to you suddenly
These two things will happen to you
suddenly, in one day:
loss of children and widowhood.
They will happen to you in their entirety,
in spite of your many sorceries
and the potency of your spells.
Disaster after disaster is reported
because the whole land is destroyed.
Suddenly my tents are destroyed,
my tent curtains, in a moment.
My dear people, dress yourselves in sackcloth
and roll in the dust.
Mourn as you would for an only son,
a bitter lament,
for suddenly the destroyer will come on us.
I declared the past events long ago;
they came out of My mouth; I proclaimed them.
Suddenly I acted, and they occurred.
I will both lie down and sleep in peace,
for You alone, Lord, make me live in safety.
Otherwise, he might come suddenly and find you sleeping.
“Be on your guard, so that your minds are not dulled from carousing, drunkenness, and worries of life, or that day will come on you unexpectedly
As they were listening to this, He went on to tell a parable because He was near Jerusalem, and they thought the kingdom of God was going to appear right away.
If God is glorified in Him, God will also glorify Him in Himself and will glorify Him at once.
Other seed fell on rocky ground where it didn’t have much soil, and it sprang up right away, since it didn’t have deep soil.
Others fell on rocky ground, where there wasn’t much soil, and they sprang up quickly since the soil wasn’t deep.
And the one sown on rocky ground—this is one who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy.
And these are the ones sown on rocky ground: when they hear the word, immediately they receive it with joy.
Yet he has no root in himself, but is short-lived. When pressure or persecution comes because of the word, immediately he stumbles.
but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for on the day you eat from it, you will certainly die.”
Then Jesus replied to her, “Woman, your faith is great. Let it be done for you as you want.” And from that moment her daughter was cured.
If anyone says anything to you, you should say that the Lord needs them, and immediately he will send them.”
When the disciples saw it, they were amazed and said, “How did the fig tree wither so quickly?”
Immediately she hurried to the king and said, “I want you to give me John the Baptist’s head on a platter—right now!”
2 Chronicles 29:36
Then Hezekiah and all the people rejoiced over how God had prepared the people, for it had come about suddenly.