For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit, in which he went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison, because they formerly did not obey, when God's patience waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through water.
The patience of the LORD, God, the Almighty does have its limits. He waited patiently for mankind's obedience before the Flood, but man refused and was banished to eternal damnation. Lost forever except for the eight whom God chose to save. The time will come when His patience is at an end, and all who have refused His gift of grace will join those already consigned to eternal separation from His presence.
Today's readings in the Psalms:
Morning: Psalm 147
Evening: Psalm 72
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