Our mighty, singing Savior

    The LORD your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing. —Zephaniah 3:17 God singing? Loudly? Imagine the God who spoke the universe into existence with his word, now … More Our mighty, singing Savior

December 20 Zephaniah 3

December 20 Zephaniah 3 (ESV) Judgment on Jerusalem and the Nations 3:1 Woe to her who is rebellious and defiled, the oppressing city! 2 She listens to no voice; she accepts no correction. She does not trust in the Lord; she does not draw near to her God. 3 Her officials within her are roaring lions; her judges are … More December 20 Zephaniah 3

Silver and gold can’t deliver

Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them on the day of the wrath of the LORD. Zephaniah 1:18 is pretty clear….our money, our prized possessions, will do us no good when we stand before the Lord on that day. I was reminded of the lame man begging at the gate in Jerusalem when Peter and John came by. He thought he needed money. “I have no silver and … More Silver and gold can’t deliver

December 19 Zephaniah 1-2

December 19 Zephaniah 1-2 (ESV) 1:1 The word of the Lord that came to Zephaniah the son of Cushi, son of Gedaliah, son of Amariah, son of Hezekiah, in the days of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah. The Coming Judgment on Judah 2 “I will utterly sweep away everything from the face of the earth,” declares … More December 19 Zephaniah 1-2