“The rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues still did not repent of the work of their hands; they did not stop worshiping demons … Nor did they repent of their murders, their magic arts, their sexual immorality or their thefts.” Revelation 9:20-21

Divine judgements are acts of mercy as well as justice since they provide the opportunity for repentance. While many do turn to God (7:14), sadly many don’t. They have no intention of giving up their evil ways. Like Pharoah of old, they continue in their sins and don’t connect their lifestyle with its consequences.

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