chapter 18

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chapter 18

v. 3 … and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.
The goal is not truth, not higher ideals, but a banal benefit.

v. 5-6 There are all kinds of punishments, the punishment of Egypt was serious, but God did not destroy Egypt. But He destroyed the kingdoms of Canaan.

Gen 15:16 … for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.

v. 11 And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more:

v. 12-13 Gold, royal fine clothes, best perfumes, food, bodies and even souls of people. But why?

Is 13:12 I will make a man more precious than fine gold; …

Ez 28:16 By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: …

Lucifer fell through this.

v. 22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; …

God will take away the gifts.

v. 23 … and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: …

Today, there are almost more divorces than marriages, what could be worse? - when there will be no weddings.