NORTH SHORE CHRISTIAN CENTRE

BIBLE CHARACTERS

GOD THE FATHER

LESSON 17

EARTHQUAKES cont’d.

THE PROPHETS WARN OF EARTHQUAKES TO COME

Is 2:19             "And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, …when He (the Lord) ariseth to shake terribly the earth."

 

Is 13:13           "Therefore I will shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove out of her place, in the wrath of the LORD of hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger.”

 

Joel 3:14‑17    The heavens and the earth shall shake as the Lord speaks from Jerusalem!

 

DAVID SPEAKS OF GOD'S ANGER

Ps 18:7            The foundations of the hills moved and were shaken because of God's anger.

 

JESUS SPEAKS OF EARTHQUAKES AS THE END DRAWS NEAR

Matt 24:7         "…There shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places."

 

Matt 24:8         "All these are the beginning of sorrows!"

 

Comment        Everywhere cities are preparing to face a great earthquake. Emergency routes in our cities have been improved, water, gas and sewage have been updated.

 

EARTHQUAKE ‑ WHEN JESUS WAS CRUCIFIED

Matt 27:50‑54  The Account.

 

Matt 27:50       "Jesus, when He had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost."

 

Matt 27:51       "And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;"

 

Matt 27:52       "And the graves were opened..."

 

Matt 27:54       "Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God!"

 

PAUL AND SILAS SET FREE BY AN EARTHQUAKE

Acts 16:24‑26  The Account.

 

Acts 16:26       "And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.” (Jailer Saved!).

 

Summary:       In the light of the recent events, can you see the destruction that could take place overnight in this city. Not only is it possible it is scientifically probable.