- We need the Lord to hear us and to speak to us
- Making a distinction between ourselves and the wicked, who will be punished
- The Lord will destroy the wicked because they do not care about or pay attention to what He is doing
- Making request to the Lord with our voice, not just silently
- The Lord is my strength
- Praying for the Lord's people
- The people right away sent the Lord the colt that He asked for
- The people cried Hosanna to the Lord as He came into Jerusalem
- Jesus spoke to the fig tree
- Jesus taught the people about the temple
- Jesus used the fig tree to talk to His disciples about faith
- Jesus had divine wisdom to address the religious leaders' question
And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
We should be diligent to preach the gospel to people, so that their names can be found written in the book of life, so that they can be saved from being thrown into the lake of fire.
Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.
Let's ask ourselves, what are we preparing for, today? Are you preparing, in righteousness, to be with Christ...or will you be found live the evil ones who were gathered to battle against Him?v8
And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.
Revelation 18:4 is talking about the destruction of a wicked city that it calls,
Babylon. This verse is a warning that we should not be involved in sinful things, or we will also be involved in the destruction and judgment for those sins.
We might be tempted to think that some sins are small, and that they are no big deal...but those supposedly-small sins lead to death. For the Lord's people, He calls us to come out from being involved in all of those destructive sins.
To the end that [my] glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.
...and not be silent... Praising the Lord in my heart is fine, at times; but, there needs to be times when I am bold to sing praises to the Lord, out loud.
We have the rare privilege where anybody can request hymns of praise for us to sing, in our worship meetings; so, I'll take better advantage of that.