(tartaroo) and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved for judgement;
5 and did not spare the ancient world, but saved Noah, one of eight people, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood on the world of the ungodly;
6 and turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes, condemned them to destruction, making them an example to those who afterward would live ungodly.
Sin has consequences and it brings judgement from God in the form of death and destruction. God did not spare the angels who sinned, and He did not spare the world of Noah or the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. The Bible is also very clear that God also will not spare this present world. This world will go through a time of Great Tribulation before the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.
The Great Tribulation of three and a half years duration will be a time of God's judgement when the whole world will be plunged into great distress, as prophesied in both the Old and the New Testaments. This Great Tribulation will be so absolutely horrific and unprecedented that no such tribulation of its like will have ever happened before or will happen again after it has passed. Immediately following the Great Tribulation, there will be worldwide cataclysmic events when the powers of the heavens will be shaken at the actual return of Jesus Christ to this earth. We have described the future judgement of God, which will mark the end of this present age in Chapter 10 'The Second Coming of Jesus Christ'.
There is one more very important final judgement of people prophesied in the Bible, which will take place in the Lake of Fire, in the Great White Throne Judgement Age.
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