THROUGH THE BIBLE IN THREE YEARS
The 13-year-old boy had gotten into trouble.
He was sent to his room by Dad.
The boy expected Dad to come in with a belt.
But Dad came in with the boy's Bible, which the boy had left
in the car.
Dad said, "Son, God gave you this Bible to INSTRUCT you.
Hopefully, you will read His instructions and He will be able to
But, know this: If you do NOT read the instructions and allow
God to reconstruct you, He WILL DESTROY you!"
Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid?
shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD hath not done it?
Light from the Word.
The word "evil" in the Scripture above is translated from the
It means adversity, affliction, grief, or even calamity.
This word is not used for sin.
It is used for the result of sin!
It is used to denote Godís punitive measures for sin.
Israel had sinned by not heeding God's Word.
They had begun to worship the things of the world.
God sent His Word for INSTRUCTION by the prophets.
Israel did not listen.
They would not allow God to perform RECONSTRUCTION in
So, God was sending DESTRUCTION.
He would TAKE AWAY all those things that they put before Him!
Their cities, temple, homes, jobs and wealth would all be destroyed!
This was a stronger form of instruction, so that they would allow
Christian, how important is it that you study your Bible and allow
God to instruct you to reconstruction?
Right now it's your choice.
But choose wisely.
For, soon it will not be a choice!