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Earthquakes


1. Islands and mountainous districts liable to. Ps 114:4,6; Re 6:14; 16:18,20.

2. Frequently accompanied by

a. Volcanic eruptions. Ps 104:32; Na 1:5.

b. Convulsion and receding of the sea. 2Sa 22:8,16; Ps 18:7,15; 46:3.

c. Opening of the earth. Nu 16:31,32.

d. Overturning of mountains. Ps 46:2; Zec 14:4.

e. Rending of rocks. Mt 27:51.

3. Are visible tokens of

a. God’s power. Job 9:6; Heb 12:26.

b. God’s presence. Ps 68:7,8; 114:7.

c. God’s anger. Ps 18:7; 60:2; Isa 13:13.

4. Men always terrified by. Nu 16:34; Zec 14:5; Mt 27:54; Re 11:13.

5. Mentioned in scripture

a. At mount Sinai. Ex 19:18.

b. In the wilderness. Nu 16:31,32.

c. In strongholds of Philistines. 1Sa 14:15.

d. When Elijah fled from Jezebel. 1Ki 19:11.

e. In Uzziah’s reign. Am 1:1; Zec 14:5.

f. At our Lord’s death. Mt 27:51.

g. At out Lord’s resurrection. Mt 28:2.

h. At Philippi. Ac 16:26.

i. Before destruction of Jerusalem, predicted. Mt 24:7; Lu 21:11.

j. At Christ’s second coming, predicted. Zec 14:4.

6. Illustrative of

a. The judgments of God. Isa 24:19,20; 29:6; Jer 4:24; Re 8:5.

b. The overthrow of kingdoms. Hag 2:6,22; Re 6:12,13; 16:18,19.