You must be in fellowship prior to your Bible study, so that the spiritual information you receive can become a source, of blessing to your soul and produce spiritual growth.
behold at eveningtide [`eth] [`ereb] trouble [ballahah]; and before the morning [boqer] he is not. This is the portion [cheleq] of them that spoil [shacah]
us, and the lot [gowral] of them that rob [bazaz] us. KJV-Interlinear
evening time, behold, there is terror! Before morning they are no more. Such
will be the portion of those who plunder us, And the lot of those who pillage
Symbolically the night time is the typical time for doing evil. Here, eveningtide, ‘eth ereb,’ refers to the season or to the period of time that applies to the activities conducted. And in this case, it is the activity of the enemies of God. So, they will have their time, and then it will be over.
In the morning he is not, means dead, or destroyed.
The morning shows a new dawn when the old is no more and that makes way for the new.
Once the enemies of God have had their time, then their time will expire and they will be destroyed. They had time to repent, but they did not, and instead used their time to work evil.
Anyone and everyone has the opportunity to do good, to grow up in their spiritual life, to complete themselves through doctrine, and thus be in line for reward and more.
Unfortunately those who use their time to reject God, to reject doctrine, to reject Christ, and instead invest in everything that is not good, will have only destruction and loss to expect.
God created this entire universe to give His people the opportunity to prepare for eternity.
All that exists belongs to God and thus to those who would inherit, namely His people who are believers in Christ.
All unbelievers inherit nothing. All unbelievers deserve nothing. And by their very rejection of Christ, they live under the assumption that they can have or take anything. That belief is wrong.
All believers who do not function in their spiritual life as designed by God, qualify for no reward. And they likewise imitate unbelievers in assuming that they can have and take anything while ignoring Gods plan. That belief is likewise a huge error on their part.
Their attempt to acquire anything in life is in fact a theft or an attempt to take spoils from the rightful heirs and owners, namely mature or maturing believers.
Do not think for even an instant that you can ignore Gods plan, and invent your own way through life and then expect to be treated equally with those who abide by Gods plan.
The treatment will not be the same for unbelievers vs. believers. The Lake of Fire and Heaven are infinitely different. The treatment will not be the same for immature believers vs. mature believers. The rewards for disobedience and obedience are infinitely different.
If you reject Gods plan, then you reject your own future.
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Study to show thyself approved (mature) unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing (studying/discerning), the Word of truth.