Summary: A course of action that once taken it will lead to additional actions until some undesirable consequence results.
A course of action that once taken it will lead to additional actions until some undesirable consequence results.
Do Or Die –
Requiring supreme effort to avoid the dire consequences of failure
is the point at which the gravitational pull becomes so great as to make escape impossible. The most common case of an event horizon is that surrounding a black hole.
Point of No Return
Job called it a place of no return
Job 10:21 (AV)
21 Before I go whence I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death;
Warning! Warning! Warning!
• Rom. 2:1 –Therefore thou art inexcusable
• Rom 1:21-28 – They, Them, Their
• Rom 1:29-31 – List their sins
• Rom 2:1-5 – Thou, Thyself, Thy
• 2:1 – Condemned,
• 2:3 – No Escape
• 2:5 – Wrath, Judgment
• Don’t Pretend
• Be True
Learn From Amos
Center of Trade
6:1-6 – Ease, Confidence, & Wealth
Slippery Slope – Amos ch 1-2
- Note “Thus saith the Lord”, “ I will not turn away”
- Fire to each nation
• Damascus – 1:3
• Gaza – 1:6
• Tyre – 1:9
• Edom – 1:11
• Ammon – 1:13
• Moab – 2:1
• Judah – 2;4
• Israel – 2;6
- Israel is the focus of Amos
- 4:2 – The day will come
- 4:12 Prepare to meet thy God
What Should We Do?
- 5:4-8, 14 – Seek the Lord & you shall live
Death Forever Closes Life’s Account
— The gradual but inevitable advance of God’s judgment:
- Slow goes the hand of justice, like the shadow on the sundial; ever moving, yet slowly creeping on, with a motion all but imperceptible.
- Receiving God’s word in faith involves believing that the Lord is an awesome and holy God
- He is prepared to punish wickedness with intense power.
Behold Now is the accepted time
- He hates sin, especially when it defiles His people
- Now Is The Time To Seek Him