Verse of the Day on Zephaniah 1

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Zephaniah 1:2

Zephaniah 1:2

Our holy God is a God of love, but He is also a God of righteousness and justice, and all sin must be punished. The Lord determined in His heart to execute judgement over all the earth and the prophecy of Zephaniah spells out, in graphic detail, the approaching doom for ungodly Gentile nations. He also details the terrors pronounced over Jerusalem - because of their unbelief; their refusal to turn from sin; their rebellious attitude towards God and the read more...

Zephaniah 1:15

Zephaniah 1:15

The Day of the Lord is a period of time that is often spoken about by Old Testament prophets, but when all the passages relating to this unique time in earth's history are carefully examined.. two very different descriptions of this special period emerge.

On the one hand, we see a time of great darkness and deep distress, when the full force of God's wrath is poured out on a God-rejecting, Christ-hating, sinful world. On the other read more...

Zephaniah 1:17

Zephaniah 1:17

The peace we have WITH God through faith in Christ; the blessed hope we have in Jesus, when He comes to take us to be with Himself at the rapture; and the incomprehensible peace OF God that governs our hearts, when our minds are focussed on Him, will be unavailable to those who enter the great and terrible Day-of-the-Lord. It is to be a time when God will bring such severe distress upon men, that they will grope about as if they read more...

Zephaniah 1:18

Zephaniah 1:18

God was not surprised when Adam sinned, nor was He taken aback when idolatrous Israel rebelled. Jesus was destined to be the Lamb, slain from the foundation of the world, and chose us, in Christ, (i.e. the Church) to be His children. He also chose Israel to be His covenant people, through whom the Messiah would be born. To them belong the adoption; the glory; the covenants; the giving of the Law; the worship and the promises - and read more...