Zephaniah 3 Devotional Commentary

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Zephaniah 3:5

The day of God's judgement is coming upon the whole earth and many of the terrible physical characteristics and devastating disasters that Zephaniah set out in his prophetic writings, speak of the dreadful 'Day of the Lord', that future, 7-year long Tribulation period, known as 'Daniel’s 70th week' or the 'Time of Jacob’s Trouble'.

This man of God wrote his severe warning of the wrath to come during the reign of Josiah, king of Judah. The young king read more...

Zephaniah 3:8

Do you sometimes wonder why the Lord seemingly permits the evil deeds of wicked men to prosper, while His children seem to be facing trials and hardships? Do you sometimes simply wonder why? Or are you mystified as to why His precious promises are so long in coming? Many do. It all comes back to sin - fallen man's sin. Well, sin has to be dealt with. All sin has to be punished by God because He is holy and just.

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Zephaniah 3:17

God is more than the Creator, He is the LORD God Who is in the midst of us; loving us, caring for us, protecting us, defending us, indwelling us, and Who died so that we might have life and have it in superabundance. This is no less true for the Church than it was for Israel – it is not truer for Israel that it is for the Church, for God's Word to His people is sure, steadfast, faithful, and true. He is always near at hand to help and to heal, to hold and to read more...