O Lord God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself

Why do we need a lesson like this? Almost from the beginning of creation, man has been split into two groups, those who obey God and those who don’t and those who don’t have always persecuted those who do. Psalm 44:22 we are considered sheep for the slaughter. Isaiah 59:15 He that depart from evil maketh himself a prey.

Psalm 94:1-4, 6-7, 9-13, 16, 20-23

The psalmist pleads with God to show himself and judge the wicked

Psalm 110; 1-2, 5-6

The Father says to his son (2 in the Godhead) sit at my right hand

Isaiah 48:12-13, 16-17

God Jehovah was sent by the Father (Jesus) to be the saviour

Matthew 12:30

Jesus says he who is not with me is against me (no middle ground)

Genesis 4:1-10

Adam was married before sex with his wife, has Cain and Abel

1 John 3:11-13, 15

Cain murdered his brother Abel because he was righteous

Revelation 6:9-11

Innocent blood that is shed cries out for vengeance/life is in the blood

Psalms 116:15

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints

Matthew 5:38-45

Jesus says love our enemies, why?

Romans 12:17-19

Deuteronomy 32:35, 39-42

Vengeance belongs to God

Luke 14:31-32

God has sent us a delegation of peace through Jesus his ambassador

Acts 2:22-30, 34-41

We must take up his offer of salvation or

John 3:36

Wrath abideth on him(anger,rage,fury,indignation)

Ezekiel 18:30

Judgement begins with God’s priest nation Israel (church)

1 Peter 4:17 this is the church

Ecclesiastes 12:13

The whole duty of man is to fear God and keep his commandments

Genesis 6:5-8, 13

Man became very wicked and grieved God’s heart, so he decided to destroy them apart from Noah and family

1 Peter 3:18-20

Luke 17:26-30

As it was in Noah and Lot’s days so will it be at the Lord’s return (wickedness)

Isaiah 64:1-2

Oh that thou would rend the heavens and come down

God is the righteous judge

Revelation 19:11-15

In righteousness God judgeth and maketh war

Ezekiel 33:7-9

God tells his priest to hear the words from his mouth and warn the people

Isaiah 34:1-2

God’s fury is upon the nations

Isaiah 24:1-6

The earth is defiled because of its inhabitants

Isaiah 66:4-6, 15-17, 22-24

The day of the Lord, all the prophets have spoken of this day

Amos 5:18-20

There are a people professing to know God, who go to church and long for the Lord to come

Revelation 22:12-14

Only those who keep God’s commandments are his

1 John 2:3-4

Anyone who says he loves God and doesn’t keep the commandments is a liar

John 6:35, 38-40, 44, 54, 63

When Jesus returns those, who died right will be resurrected

Revelation 20:1-6, 10-15