“Get away from the midst of this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment.” And they fell on their faces.”
Get away H7426: To rise.
Not by going to the right, nor by going to the left, but by rising up.
“Is not the whole land before you? Separate yourself from me. If you take the left hand, then I will go to the right, or if you take the right hand, then I will go to the left.”
“And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, ‘This is the way, walk in it,’ when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left.”
“And if anyone will not receive you or listen to your words, shake off the dust from your feet when you leave that house or town.”
“They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.”
This congregation H5712: A stated assemblage; company; crowd; multitude; swarm.
“And Jesus asked him, “What is your name?” He replied, ‘My name is Legion, for we are many.’”
“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many.”
In a moment H7281: A wink of the eyes; a very short space of time.
“For the chastisement of the daughter of my people has been greater than the punishment of Sodom, which was overthrown in a moment, and no hands were wrung for her.”
“In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed.”
1 Corinthians 15:52
“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.”
“The LORD said, ‘Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do?’”
“Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” then sudden destruction will come upon them as labor pains come upon a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. But you are not in darkness, brothers, for that day to surprise you like a thief. For you are all children of light, children of the day. We are not of the night or of the darkness.”
1 Thessalonians 5:1-5
That I may consume them
“Then the LORD said, ‘Because the outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is great and their sin is very grave,…’”
“And as they brought them out, one said, ‘Escape for your life. Do not look back or stop anywhere in the valley. Escape to the hills, lest you be swept away.’”
And they fell on their faces.
“Then he said, ‘Oh let not the LORD be angry, and I will speak again but this once. Suppose ten are found there.’ He answered, ‘For the sake of ten I will not destroy it.’”
“First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.”
1 Timothy 2:1-4
“Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.”
“The LORD is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.”
2 Peter 3:9