AT LAST, THE FIFTH AND FINAL SEGMENT. Kinley goes on to say “While it is impossible, irresponsible, and foolish to make predictions regarding the exact timing of the last days, we do appear to be seeing storm clouds gathering on the horizon. A planet that is intoxicated with its own sexual pursuits and perversions is a sure sign we’re closer now than ever before.”
This time judgment will not come in the form of a flood, declares the rainbow. “To describe the coming, Kinley says that John uses the imagery of a winemaker crushing grapes under his feet, spewing out juices that fill up the winepress. Only here, it’s the ‘fierce wrath of God’ crushing the wicked. It’s more brutal than Braveheart and more bloody than Omaha Beach as untold millions are annihilated by the powerful, penetrating Word of God. This future judgment will spill an unimaginable amount of blood, which we are told will flow for nearly 200 miles!
In our humanity, we may imagine recoiling or even being repulsed at such a massive slaughter. Surely Noah felt the same way. Perhaps he heard the horrifying sounds of people drowning outside the Ark while the rain descended and the floodwaters rose. He may have momentarily wondered if God’s judgment was too harsh.” We can only guess.
“One final word and we are done, says Kinley. I began this sermon by noting the words of Jesus in Matthew 24.’ As it was in the days of Noah, so shall it be when Jesus returns.’ If you want to know what the future looks like, go back to the past. The days of Noah are the key to understanding the days to come.
What are the marks of the #daysofNoah? Here is my answer:
- The world completely unprepared for the coming judgment.
- Widespread moral perversions and the breakdown of the family.
- A sharp rise is Satanic activity and growing interest in the occult.
- Shocking failure of leaders we thought we could trust.
- Rejection of God’s authority in the name of “freedom.”
- Believers standing alone against the world.
As it was….So it shall be.
As it was….So it is today.
I believe the “days of Noah” are upon us right now. And that’s one reason I believe we are living in the last days before the return of the Lord Jesus Christ to the earth.
“The LORD was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart. And the LORD said, ‘I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the sky; for I am sorry that I have made them'” (Genesis 6:6-7 NASB). Ponder these phrases carefully “The Lord was sorry” and “He was grieved. “God’s grief is a sign of his great love.
The Lord is no robot. He is not some unfeeling God in heaven who sets the world in motion and then watches in benign disinterest while men and women destroy themselves. His is a heart more tender than mortal words can describe. More affectionate than human thoughts can imagine. Remarkably, He is simultaneously compassionate and holy, gracious and righteous, merciful and just, forgiving AND wrathful. And no inconsistency exists between these attributes. His is the mystery of deity. He is God – transcendent, yet personal. Invisible, yet intimate. Everlasting, yet ever present with us. His heart breaks over the sin that covers the earth. He weeps over broken homes, broken promises, suffering children, and the wreckage of human sin that covers planet earth and turns it into a massive junkyard of pain, sadness, shame and guilt.”
See it . own it . get ready!