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The fourth poured out his bowl on the sun. He was given the power to burn people with fire,
and people were burned by the intense heat. So they blasphemed the name of God who had the power over these plagues, and they did not repent and give Him glory.
The fifth poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom was plunged into darkness. People gnawed their tongues from pain
and blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, yet they did not repent of their actions.
So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own plans.
Since I called out and you refused, extended my hand and no one paid attention,
since you neglected all my counsel and did not accept my correction,
I, in turn, will laugh at your calamity. I will mock when terror strikes you,
when terror strikes you like a storm and your calamity comes like a whirlwind, when trouble and stress overcome you.
Then they will call me, but I won't answer; they will search for me, but won't find me.
Because they hated knowledge, didn't choose to fear the LORD,
were not interested in my counsel, and rejected all my correction,
they will eat the fruit of their way and be glutted with their own schemes.
For the waywardness of the inexperienced will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them.
But whoever listens to me will live securely and be free from the fear of danger."
The wicked are thrown down by their own sin, but the righteous have a refuge when they die.
If the clouds are full, they will pour out rain on the earth; whether a tree falls to the south or the north, the place where the tree falls, there it will lie.
But when I speak with you, I will open your mouth, and you will say to them: This is what the Lord God says. Let the one who listens, listen, and let the one who refuses, refuse-- for they are a rebellious house.
Many will be purified, cleansed, and refined, but the wicked will act wickedly; none of the wicked will understand, but the wise will understand.
Leave them alone! They are blind guides. And if the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."
Seeing a lone fig tree by the road, He went up to it and found nothing on it except leaves. And He said to it, "May no fruit ever come from you again!" At once the fig tree withered.
"When they had gone to buy some, the groom arrived. Then those who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet, and the door was shut.
Then He said to them again, "I'm going away; you will look for Me, and you will die in your sin. Where I'm going, you cannot come."
Evil people and imposters will become worse, deceiving and being deceived.
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and there will no longer be any curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and His servants will serve Him.
Then one of the elders asked me, "Who are these people robed in white, and where did they come from?"
I said to him, "Sir, you know." Then he told me: These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation. They washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
For this reason they are before the throne of God, and they serve Him day and night in His sanctuary. The One seated on the throne will shelter them:
Yet the righteous person will hold to his way, and the one whose hands are clean will grow stronger.
The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, shining brighter and brighter until midday.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, because they will be filled.
He did this to present the church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but holy and blameless.
But now He has reconciled you by His physical body through His death, to present you holy, faultless, and blameless before Him--
Now to Him who is able to protect you from stumbling and to make you stand in the presence of His glory, blameless and with great joy,