Zephaniah traces his lineage to King Hezekiah. His news is not a word of comfort, but rather a word of judgment. Zephaniah speaks during the reign of Josiah approximately 630B.C. This time period is very similar to that of Nahum’s prophecies.
Nahum speaks against the city of Nineveh somewhere between 664 B.C. and 612 B.C. He likely prophesied during the reign of Manasseh, Amon, or Josiah. Nahum sounds like he brings a message of judgment, but his name means “comfort”.
There are two major sections in the book of Isaiah, and two narratives that tell us what the book is about. Chapters 1-39 were in the context of the Assyrian judgment. Hezekiah was the king during the attack and turned to the Lord for help. The Lord […]
- Observations on Character October 14, 2018
- The Orthodox Catechism Q 3-5 October 7, 2018
- The God of Steadfast Love and Faithfulness October 7, 2018
- It’s Not about Us: A Lesson in Biblical Interpretation September 30, 2018
- Reflections on a Good Wife and a Long Marriage September 23, 2018
Sermon Tags10 Commandments Abraham Attributes of God Blessings Christ church Comfort Corinthians Covenant Ephesians Exodus Faith Forgiveness Genesis God Gospel Grace Hope Isaiah Jesus Jude Judgment Justice King Law Love Luke Marriage Matthew Mercy Messiah Obedience Prayer Prophets Psalms Resurrection Sabbath Salvation Sermon Sin Titus Trust Truth Wisdom Worship