Introduction: At precisely 8:02 AM on May 8, 1902. Right around 30,000 individuals kicked the bucket immediately in one of history's most awful catastrophic events. The quick reason for their demises was the brutal volcanic ejection of Mount Pelee on the French provincial island of Martinique. It heaved great many tons to shake, bubbling magma and a horrendous impact of super-warmed air at the town of St. Pierre. The circuitous instance of their demises was a shameful record of human idiocy, eagerness and political advantage. The well of lava initially started making trouble an entire week before the last catastrophe with admonitions of what was to come in different degrees including a huge stone and landslide, which killed a few hundred individuals at a processing plant outside the town. Yet, with a couple of special cases, none of the individual's in power put forth any attempt to clear the town, which lay at the foot of the thundering spring of gushing lava.
Dawdling! A few things can pause, some can't! Our text talks about the risk of postponement. Sick. The unique situation. The 10 infections sent upon Egypt address the incredible duel among Jehovah and the different bogus divine forces of Egypt. This section concern the second of you torment, the plague of frogs. This was an immediate assault on Heqet, the frog-headed goddess who was accepted to breath life from her nose into people made by her better half, the incredible god Khnum, from the residue of the earth. This plague was obviously intended to show Egypt that Jehovah alone was God. Amidst this scene sits a man named Pharaoh. His activities during this plague are important to me today. Here is a man who might have been conveyed from the plague, yet he decided to go through Another Night With The Frogs. That is the subject I need to teach about earlier today. Permit me to share a few parts of this story that show us the extraordinary risk of postponement, particularly in otherworldly issues. I. v. 1-7 A TERRIBLE CALAMITY A. A Disgusting Calamity - Frogs Everywhere! Outline the degree of this plague. B. A Disturbing Calamity - Frogs were viewed as holy and, subsequently, couldn't be killed. C. A Devastating Calamity - There was certainly not a solitary individual past the range of the frogs impact. D. A Defiling Calamity - The frogs filled every one of the sanctuaries and in this way polluted them and kept individuals from venerating any of their different divine beings. E. A Descriptive Calamity - An unmistakable image of a plague that torments all men. 1. Sin is all over - 1 John 5:19; Pro. 20:9 2. Sin can't be taken care of by man - (Note: v. 7, religion can't deal with it) (Psa. 107:17; Pro. 13:15) 3. Sin contacts each life - Rom. 3:10, 23; Gal. 3:22 4. Sin keeps the heathen isolated from God - Isa. 59:2; Psa. 66:18 II. v. 8-10a A THOUGHTLESS CHOICE A. Pharaoh's Desire - To be liberated from the frogs. B. Pharaoh's Dilemma - To approach God is concede his own weakness. C. Pharaoh's Decision - He chose to postpone until tomorrow that which ought to have been done right then. D. Pharaoh's Depiction - He pictures the lost delinquent. Most lost individuals need a relationship with God. It perplexes their spirits. Their transgressions annoy them and they realize they need to plan for the day when they will leave this world. Notwithstanding, before they can come to the Lord, they should admit their own evil and failure before God. They should recognize God to be their main expectation. Thus, they postpone their approaching to God and concoct different reasons trying to legitimize their hesitation. A few Typical Excuses: 1. I love my wrongdoing - 2 Tim. 3:4 (Rom. 6:23) 2. I'm a decent individual - Pro. 20:9 (Matt. 5:20) 3. I'm excessively abhorrent - Luke 19:10; John 6:37; Mark 2:17 4. There is a lot to surrender - Ill. Damnation - Mark 8:36 5. There are such a large number of wolves in sheep's clothing in the congregation - Better to sit with them in chapel than to broil with them in Hell! 6. I simply don't grasp the Gospel - Rom. 10:9 7. I'm hanging tight for an inclination - Eph. 2:8-9 8. I can't wait - Not your work - 1 Pet. 1:5 9. I'll hold on until I can live it - Can't live it until you have. The ability to live it comes with it, Gal. 2:20. What's your reason? III. v. 10-15 A TRAGIC CONSEQUENCE (Note: Because of Pharaoh's refusal to conform to the order of God, he and his kin were expected to go through one more night with the frogs they so disdained.) A. The Source Of The Consequence - v. 10 - Pharaoh's own words determined his destiny. B. The Scope Of The Consequence - v.9, 11 - Pharaoh's choice impacted more than just him. Each individual and family in Egypt was impacted. C. The Splendor Of The Consequence - The outcomes of Pharaoh's choice educate us an important illustration about the risks of defer in settling on otherworldly choices. 1. The outcomes of transgression will go on until we answer properly to God's call - Lady. 6:7-8. 2. The decision to go on in wrongdoing influences a bigger number of individuals than just us. (Sick. A stone threw into a lake.) 3. It is risky to postpone in otherworldly issues - Pro. 27:1; Gen. 6:3; Pro. 29:1; 2 Cor. 6:2. 4. Salvation is excessively valuable for you to take a risk on betting it away - Luke 13:3; Matt. 7:13-14. 5. God won't ever drive Himself upon you - John 3:16; Acts 16:31; Eph. 2:8-9 Conc: Tomorrow! Will you decide to go through one more night with the frogs, or will you come to Jesus Christ for salvation today? There are ramifications that follow every choice. What will you choose to day? Will it be sin or the Savior? Will it be Heaven or Hell? Will it be absolution or the frogs? How will you manage the message you have heard toward the beginning of today?

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