The Destiny of the Wicked



6.1 – What is sin?

“Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.” ‭1 John‬ ‭3:4‬ ‭KJV‬‬


6.2 – What is the wages of sin?

“For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” ‭‭Romans‬ ‭6:23‬ ‭KJV‬‬

6.3 – By what means will God destroy sin finally?

“But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.” ‭‭2 Peter‬ ‭3:10


6.4 – When will take place the destruction of sin finally?

“Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭11:6‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.” ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭20:9‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.” ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭20:15‬ ‭KJV‬‬


6.5 – How completely will sin and sinners be destroyed?

“For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the Lord of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.” ‭‭Malachi‬ ‭4:1‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this, saith the Lord of hosts.” ‭‭Malachi‬ ‭4:3‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭37:10‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the Lord shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭37:20‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“What do ye imagine against the Lord? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time. For while they be folden together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.” ‭‭Nahum‬ ‭1:9-10‬ ‭KJV‬‬


6.6 – What is the destiny of Satan?

“Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee. All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more.” ‭‭Ezekiel‬ ‭28:18-19‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭15:26‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.” ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭20:14‬ ‭KJV‬‬


6.7 – What else will be consumed in the fire that destroys the wicked?

“But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.” ‭‭2 Peter‬ ‭3:10‬ ‭KJV‬‬


6.8 – Will there be degrees of suffering in the destruction of the wicked?

“And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭12:47-48‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.” ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭22:12‬ ‭KJV‬‬


6.9 – On what basis will God judge the people?

“And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them. And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.” ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭20:11-13‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.” ‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭5:10‬ ‭KJV‬‬


6.10 – Where will both righteous and wicked be rewarded?

“Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭11:31‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“Wait on the Lord, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭37:34‬ ‭KJV‬‬


 

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