"And God Said"

And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, "From any tree of the garden you may eat freely, but from the tree of knowledge of good and evil you shalt not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you shalt surely die." (Gen 2:16-17)

Then to Adam He said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you saying,'You shall not eat from it'; cursed is the ground because of you, in toil you shall eat of it all the days of your life. Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you and you shall eat the plants of the fields. By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground. Because from it you were taken for you are dust and to dust you shall Return." (Gen 3:17-19)

Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth and He was grieved in His heart. (Gen 6:5-6)

And the water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains were covered. The water prevailed fifteen cubits higher and the mountains were covered. And all flesh that moved on the earth perished, birds and cattle and beasts and every swarming thing that swarms upon the earth and all mankind. (Gen 7:19-21) and only Noah was left together with those that were with him in the ark. (Gen 7:23b)

Now the men of Sodom were wicked exceedingly and sinners against the Lord. (Gen 13:13) Then the Lord rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven and He overthrew those cities and all the valley and all the inhabitants of the cities and what grew on the ground. (Gen 19:24-25)

And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife and thy two daughters lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city. And it came to pass when they had brought them forth that he said, Escape for they life, look not behind thee lest thou be consumed. (Gen 19:15,17)

But his wife looked back from behind him and she became a pillar of salt. (Gen 19:26)

And afterward Moses and Aaron came and said to Pharaoh, "Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, Let My people go that they may celebrate a feast to Me in the wilderness" but Pharaoh said, "Who is the Lord that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I do not know the Lord and besides I will not let Israel go." (Ex 5:1-2)

  1. Water to blood. (Ex 7:14-25)
  2. Frogs. (Ex 8:1-15)
  3. Lice. (Ex 8:16-19)
  4. Flies. (Ex 8:20-32)
  5. Murrain. (Ex 9:1-7)
  6. Boils. (Ex 9:8-12)
  7. Hail. (Ex 9:13-35)
  8. Locusts. (Ex 10:1-20)
  9. Darkness. (Ex 10:21-28)
  10. Death of the firstborn. (Ex 12:29-30)

Death of Pharaoh and all his host. (Gen 14:26-28)

Thou shalt have no other gods before me. (Ex 20:3)

And the Lord plagued the people because of the calf which they had made. (Ex 32:35)

And the Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron, saying, How long shall I bear with this evil congregation, which murmur against me? (Num 14:26-27)

And your children shall wander in the wilderness forty years, after the number of days in which ye searched out the land. (Num 14:34)

And take thou unto thee Aaron thy brother and his sons with him from among the children of Israel that he may minister unto me in the priest's office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu. (Ex 28:1) Ye shall offer no strange incense thereon, nor burnt sacrifice nor meat offering, neither shall ye pour drink offering thereon. (Ex 30:9)

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer and put fire therein and put incense thereon and offered strange fire before the Lord, which He commanded them not. And there went out fire from the Lord and devoured them and they died before the Lord. (Lev 10:1)

And if ye walk contrary unto me, and will not hearken unto me; I will bring seven times more plagues upon you according to your sins. (Lev 26:21)

And they slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes and put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him with fetters of brass and carried him to Babylon. And in the fifth month on the seventh day of the month came Nebuchadnezzar, captain of the guard, a servant of the king of Babylon unto Jerusalem and he burnt the house of the Lord and the king's house and all the houses of Jerusalem and every great man's house burnt he with fire. And all the army of the Chaldees that were with the captain of the guard, brake down the walls of Jerusalem round about. Now the rest of the people that were left in the city and the fugitives that fell away to the king of Babylon, with the remnant of the multitude, did Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard carry away. (II Kin 25:7-11)

For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book and If any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life and out of the holy city and from the things which are written in this book. (Rev 22:18-19)

This final paragraph remains unwritten. The Lord's reaction to the disobedience of this final command, is yet to come.

Dody Gibson, scribe


Millstadt, IL 62260

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