Level 3: Calamities

When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge. – Proverbs 14:32

Calamity is defined by Merriam-Webster as

1: a state of deep distress or misery caused by major misfortune or loss.

2: a disastrous event marked by great loss and lasting distress and suffering <calamities of nature> <an economic calamity>.


Examples in History:

  • Elijah’s sign of a cloud before the rain (1 Kings 18:44).
  • The handwriting on the wall (Daniel 5).
  • Hurricane Sandy (Oct. 2012).