Harvest has passed, summer has ended,
but we have not been saved.
We all growl like bears
and moan like doves.
We hope for justice, but there is none;
for salvation, but it is far from us.
Then Jephthah said to them, “My people and I had a serious conflict with the Ammonites. So I called for you, but you didn’t deliver me from their power.
When I saw that you weren’t going to deliver me, I took my life in my own hands and crossed over to the Ammonites, and the Lord handed them over to me. Why then have you come today to fight against me?”
You welcome the one who joyfully does what is right;
they remember You in Your ways.
But we have sinned, and You were angry.
How can we be saved if we remain in our sins?
Unless those days were limited, no one would survive. But those days will be limited because of the elect.
He feeds on ashes.
His deceived mind has led him astray,
and he cannot deliver himself,
or say, “Isn’t there a lie in my right hand?”
“He saved others, but He cannot save Himself! He is the King of Israel! Let Him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in Him.
In the same way, the chief priests with the scribes were mocking Him to one another and saying, “He saved others; He cannot save Himself!
Unless the Lord limited those days, no one would survive. But He limited those days because of the elect, whom He chose.
The seed along the path are those who have heard and then the Devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved.
Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, “Unless these men stay in the ship, you cannot be saved.”
2 Corinthians 2:15
For to God we are the fragrance of Christ among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing.
1 Thessalonians 2:16
hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. As a result, they are always completing the number of their sins, and wrath has overtaken them at last.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with every unrighteous deception among those who are perishing. They perish because they did not accept the love of the truth in order to be saved.