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Summary: To show that GOD will never tolerated wickedness in man, and if that man will not humble himself and come to GOD to repent, GOD will destroy him together with his sins.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Will the LORD destroy you?

No. The LORD is long-suffering toward me. 2 Peter 3:9

2 Peter 3:9 (Amplified Bible)

The Lord does not delay and is not tardy or slow about what He promises, according to some people’s conception of slowness, but He is long-suffering (extraordinarily patient) toward you, not desiring that any should perish, but that all should turn to repentance.

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers/unbelievers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that GOD will never tolerated wickedness in man, and if that man will not humble himself and come to GOD to repent, GOD will destroy him together with his sins.

IV. TEXT:

Genesis 38:7 (Amplified Bible)

And Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the Lord, and the Lord slew him.

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You will never destroy the righteous with the wicked, I will behold Your face and You behold my face.

Psalms 11:6-7 (Amplified Bible)

Upon the wicked He will rain quick burning coals or snares; fire, brimstone, and a [dreadful] scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.

For the Lord is [rigidly] righteous, He loves righteous deeds; the upright shall behold His face, or He beholds the upright.

Genesis 18:23 (Amplified Bible)

And Abraham came close and said, Will You destroy the righteous (those upright and in right standing with God) together with the wicked?

VI. TITLE:

The LORD will destroy the wicked

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: Moses

B. Date written: 1450 - 1410 B.C.

C. Purpose: Book of Origins

D. To whom written: People of Israel

E. Main theme: Man's sin and initial steps for his redemption initiated by GOD.

F. Keyword: Beginning

G. Key verse: First Messianic Promise -

Genesis 3:15 (Amplified Bible)

And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her Offspring; He will bruise and tread your head underfoot, and you will lie in wait and bruise His heel.

VIII. MAIN BODY:

Genesis 38:7 (King James Version)

And Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the LORD; and the LORD slew him.

Genesis 38:7 (Amplified Bible)

And Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the Lord, and the Lord slew him.

A. Judah's firstborn was Er, wicked in GOD's sight

"And Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the Lord,"

Genesis 46:12 (Amplified Bible)

The sons of Judah: Er, Onan, Shelah, Perez, and Zerah; but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan. And the sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.

Numbers 26:19 (Amplified Bible)

The sons of Judah were Er and Onan, but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan.

Genesis 13:13 (Amplified Bible)

But the men of Sodom were wicked and exceedingly great sinners against the Lord.

As we are comparing the bible is silent why and what's the wickedness of Er, and we saw his wickedness can be compared with the wickedness of Sodom and Gomorrah, that's why the LORD did not hesitate to slew, kill or destroy them.

Also it can be compared with the men in Noah's time.

Genesis 6:5 (Amplified Bible)

The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination and intention of all human thinking was only evil continually.


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