The World Ends in Fire

"Listen, you peoples, all of you. Attend, earth, and everything in it. God is going to give evidence against you. For look, God sets out from his holy place, he comes down from his sacred palace, he treads the heights of the earth. The mountains melt as he goes, the valleys are torn apart like wax before the fire..." (Micah 1:2-4).

"A fire precedes him as he goes, devouring all enemies around him; his lightning lights up the world, earth observes and quakes. The mountains melt like wax at the coming of the Master of the world." (Ps.97:3-5).

"The wide ramparts of Babylon will be razed to the ground, and her high gates will be burnt down. Thus the laboring of the peoples comes to nothing. The toiling of the nations ends in fire." (Jer.51:58).

"Preceding him, a devouring fire, round him, a raging storm; he summons the heavens above and the earth below, to his people's trial" (Ps.50:3-4).

"For see how God comes in fire, his chariots like the tempest, to avenge his anger with burning, his threats with flaming fire. For by fire will God execute Judgment, and by his word, against all mankind. The victims of God will be many." (Is.66:15-16).

"Is it not the will of God the Almighty that the laboring of the peoples should end in fire, and the toiling of the nations come to nothing?" Hab.2:13

"The Day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then with a roar the sky will vanish, the elements will catch fire and fall apart, and the earth and all that it contains will be burnt up." (2 Peter 3:10).

"I will collect you inside Jerusalem. As silver, copper, iron, lead and tin are thrown into the melting-pot together, and the fire is stoked underneath to melt it all down, so I will collect you in my furious anger and melt you down; I will collect you and stoke the fire of my fury for you, and melt you down inside the city. As silver is melted in the melting-pot, so you will be melted down inside the city; and thus you will learn that I, God, am the one who has discharged my anger on you". (Ez.22:19-22).

"Sound the trumpet in Zion, give the alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the country tremble, for the day of God is coming, yes, it is near. Day of darkness and gloom, day of cloud and blackness. Like the dawn there spreads across the mountains a vast and mighty host, such as has never been seen before or will not be seen again. In their van the fire devours, in their rear a flame consumes. Arrows fly, still they press forward, without breaking ranks. They hurl themselves at the city, they leap onto its walls, climb the housetops and make their way through windows like marauders. As they come on, the earth quakes, the skies tremble, sun and moon grow dark, and the stars lose their brilliance." (Joel 2:1-11).

"The country is like a garden of Eden ahead of them and a desert waste behind them. Nothing escapes them. They look like horses, like chargers they gallop on, with a racket like the clatter of chariots they hurtle over the mountain tops, with a crackling like a blazing fire devouring the stubble, a mighty army in battle array. At the sight of them the peoples are appalled and every face grows pale." (Joel 2:2-5).

"I have brought fire out of you to consume you. I have made you ashes on the ground before the eyes of all who saw you." (Ez.28:18).

"See how the Lord lays the earth waste, makes it a desert, buckles its surface, scatters its inhabitants, priest and people alike, master and slave, mistress and maid, seller and buyer, lenderer and borrower, creditor and debtor. Ravaged, ravaged the earth, despoiled, despoiled, as God has said...For they have transgressed the law, violated the precept, broken the everlasting covenant. So a curse consumes the earth and its inhabitants suffer the penalty, that is why the inhabitants of the earth are burnt up and few men are left." (Is.24:1-6).

"The time will come when the ten horns and the beast will turn against the prostitute, and strip off her clothes and leave her naked; then they will eat her flesh and burn the remains in the fire." (Rv.17:16).

"I will send fire to Magog and on those living undisturbed on islands." (Ez.39:6).

"I will punish him with plague and bloodshed and send torrential rain, hailstones, fire and brimstone against him and his hordes and against the many nations with shall be killed on the mountains of Israel, you and all your hordes, and the nations with you." (Ez.38:22-23, 39:4).

"I will display portents in heaven and on earth, blood and fire and columns of smoke. The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the day of God dawns, that great and terrible day. All who call on the name of the Lord will be saved, for on Mount Zion there will be some who have escaped, as God has said, and in Jerusalem some survivors whom the Lord will call." (Joel 3:4-5).

"He rains coals of fire and brimstone on the wicked, he serves them a scorching wind to swallow down." (Ps.11:6).

"...he will arm creation to punish his enemies...he will forge a biting sword of his stern wrath, and the universe will march with him to fight the reckless. Bolts truly aimed, the shafts of lightning will leap, and from the clouds, as from a full-drawn bow, fly to their mark; and the catapult will hurl hailstones charged with fury. The waters of the sea will rage against lawlessness will bring the whole earth to ruin and evil-doing bring the thrones of the mighty down." (Ws.5:18-24).

"Yes, wickedness burns like a fire: it consumes briar and thorn, it sets the forest thickets alight and columns of smoke go rolling upwards. The land is set aflame by the wrath of the Lord God Almighty and the people are food for the fire." (Is.9:17-18).

"For by fire will God execute judgment, and by his sword, against all mankind." (Is.66:16).

The Great City was split into three parts and the cities of the world collapsed; Babylon the Great was not forgotten...every island vanished and the mountains disappeared; and hail, with great hailstones weighing a talent each fell from the sky on the people." (Rv.16:17-21).

"A fire unlit by man devours him and consumes what is left in his tent." (Job 20:26).

"You will make them like a blazing furnace on the day that you appear." (Ps.21:9).

"The Day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then with a roar the sky will vanish, the elements will catch fire and fall apart, the earth and all that it contains will be burnt up. Since everything is coming to an end like this, you should be living holy and saintly lives while you wait and hope for the Day of God to come." (2 Peter 3:10-12).

"I looked to the earth, to see a formless waste; to the heavens, and their light had gone. I looked to the mountains, to see them quaking and all the heights astir. I looked, to see no man at all, the very birds of heaven had fled. I looked, to see the wooded country a wilderness, all its towns in ruins, at the presence of God, at the presence of his burning anger. Yes, thus speaks God, 'The whole land shall be laid waste, I will make an end of it once and for all..." (Jer.4:23-27).

See Also:

1. 'The Last Days of Babylon, Chapter 20, 'The Tribulation'
2. 'The Last Days of Babylon, Chapter 27, 'Madness of Annihilation'
3. 'The Last Days of Babylon, Chapter 32, 'Day of Reckoning'

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