Fire

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Words related to fire:  burn, fiery, fire, flame, furnace, smoke

Luke 12:49  –  “I have come to cast fire upon the earth; and how I wish it were already kindled!”

Acts 2:3  –  See The Holy Spirit as Fire.
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Acts 2:19  –  “AND I WILL GRANT WONDERS IN THE SKY ABOVE AND SIGNS ON THE EARTH BELOW, BLOOD, AND FIRE, AND VAPOR OF SMOKE.”

1 Corinthians 3:12-15  –  “Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, each man’s work will become evident; for the day will show it because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the quality of each man’s work.  If any man’s work which he has built on it remains, he will receive a reward.  If any man’s work is burned up, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.”  –  Compare with Hebrew 6:7-9 below.

Hebrews 1:7 (quoting Psalm 104:4) –  “And of the angels He says, ‘WHO MAKES HIS ANGELS WINDS, AND HIS MINISTERS A FLAME OF FIRE.'”

Hebrews 6:7-9  –  “For ground that drinks the rain which often falls on it and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is also tilled, receives a blessing from God; but if it yields thorns and thistles, it is worthless and close to being cursed, and it ends up being burned.  But, beloved, we are convinced of better things concerning you, and things that accompany salvation, though we are speaking in this way.”  –  Compare with 1 Corinthians 3:12-15 above.

Hebrews 12:28, 29  –  See Consuming Fire.

2 Peter 3:7  –  “But by His word the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.”
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2 Peter 3:10-12  –  “But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up.  Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be destroyed by burning, and the elements will melt with intense heat!”

Jude 1:7  –  “…Sodom and Gomorrah…are exhibited as an example, in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.”
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Jude 1:22, 23  –  “…save others, snatching them out of the fire…”

Revelation 1:14  –  “…and His eyes were like a flame of fire.”

Revelation 2:18  –  “…The Son of God, who has eyes like a flame of fire..”

Revelation 3:18  –  “I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich…”

Revelation 19:12  –  “His eyes are a flame of fire…”

Revelation 20:14  –  “Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire.”

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Genesis 3:24  –  “…He stationed the cherubim and the flaming sword which turned every direction to guard the way to the tree of life.”

Psalm 104:4 (quoted in Hebrews 1:7 above)  –  “He makes the winds His messengers, flaming fire His ministers.”

Proverbs 30:15, 16  –  “…There are three things that will not be satisfied, four that will not say, ‘Enough’: Sheol, and the barren womb, earth that is never satisfied with water, and fire that never says, ‘Enough.'”

Isaiah 33:14, 15, 16 –  “‘Who among us can live with the consuming fire?  Who among us can live with continual burning?  He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity, he who rejects unjust gain and shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe; he who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed and shuts his eyes from looking upon evil…'”

Malachi 3:2, – “But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner’s fire and like fullers’ soap. He will sit as a smelter and purifier of silver, and He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver…”

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