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.
shalt make [shiyth] them as a fiery ['esh] oven
[tannuwr] in the time [`eth] of thine anger: [paniym]
the LORD [Yahovah] shall swallow them up [bala`] in his wrath, ['aph] and
the fire ['esh] shall devour ['akal] them. KJV-Interlinear
9 You will
make them as a fiery oven in the time of your anger; The Lord will swallow them
up in His wrath, And fire will devour them. NASB
The oven is similar to a furnace, that is used to burn something to super-heated temperatures.
Wrath is a description of Gods policy in the administration of justice.
And fire is used throughout the Bible to symbolize judgment.
All three here, paint a picture of total destruction. Not that God is going to light bad people on fire and watch them burn. Here the idea is that anyone who opposes God, and thus opposes truth, will be utterly destroyed.
When a pot or furnace is super-heated, then anything placed within it, such as wood, will eventually burn up leaving the dust of ashes behind. This is blown out and carried off into the wind or dumped onto the ground and there mixed such that it will never be identifiable or discovered again. No one even looks for ash dust. It is simply lost and forgotten because it is worthless.
And so the Bible again paints a picture of what you will become, if you reject Christ. Your destiny will be as though you were nothing. And when you end your life with nothing to show for it, then you have indeed wasted your life.
Unbelievers go to the Lake of Fire, and are forgotten.
Believers who ignore their spiritual opportunities, go to heaven certainly, but they have no reward, no blessings to bring with them into eternity. And having nothing forever, is likewise a wasted life, especially when all of the opportunities of eternity are right there in front of you for the taking. All you have to do is listen and learn and grow up in your spiritual life by means of a daily study.
How hard can that be?
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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.