Zephaniah 2 Devotional Commentary

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Zephaniah 2:3

It was to the prophet Zephaniah, that God revealed His determination to not only execute judgement upon the whole earth, but also upon His own apostate nation of Israel.

Zephaniah not only heard how the terrors of God's wrath were to destroy the idolatrous Philistines, Moabites, Ammonites, Ethiopians, Assyrians, and other pagan people, including the city of Nineveh who had repented of their sins in the time of Jonah, but he warned read more...

Zephaniah 2:8

The race that God created to rule over the earth fell in the Garden of Eden, and Israel, the nation God chose to witness to the world of His goodness and grace, failed to fulfil her covenanted role. Instead of telling the Gentiles about the Lord, everyone did what was right in their own eyes. They followed after pagan gods. They disobeyed the Lord. They broke their covenant with Him and dishonoured His holy name.

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