Sometimes it is a solemn duty before God to warn people, Eze 3:20. See also Pr 29:1.
1. Warnings of Example, Jude 1:6,7,17-19.
2. Warnings of Instruction, concerning,
- the uncertainty of life, Jas 4:13-14;
- offending the living God, Rom 2:8-9;
- forsaking Christ, Heb 2:1-4;
- turning away from our only hope, Acts 4:12
3. Warnings of Experience,
- that the experience of sin is bitter, Rom 7:24
- that the enjoyments of salvation are sweet, 2 Thess 2:16-17
- that warning, in order to do us good, must be
- heard, 2 Tim 4:3-4,
- believed, Gen 19:14;
- obeyed, Mt 21:28-31,
(Richardson, in The Biblical Illustrator, adapted)