Tag: judgment

Preaching in Acts

Luke wrote the book of Acts to set forth how Jesus worked and taught through His Apostles as He sent them out to bear witness to Him in Jerusalem, all Israel, and throughout the RomanContinue reading

Perspective and Priorities

We have more time-saving technologies than ever before, but how many of us feel as though we have enough time in life? Most people feel a sense of unease about their lives and their schedules:Continue reading

Justice in the Morning

The Day of YHWH became all the more imminent during the days of Josiah king of Judah: the appointed time of judgment for Judah and the surrounding nations drew near. YHWH spoke through Zephaniah toContinue reading

The Day of YHWH’s Anger

The word of YHWH came to Zephaniah son of Cushi in the days of Josiah king of Judah. He had warned Judah regarding the imminent Day of YHWH coming against them, a day of distressContinue reading

A Famine of the Word of YHWH

YHWH had persistently encouraged Israel to repent of their idolatry, their oppression of the poor, and their faithlessness toward Him through Amos of Tekoa (Amos 1:1-8:3). Israel believed they were entering a new golden age;Continue reading

Prepare to Meet Your God, Israel!

Amos was given an uncomfortable word to prophesy to the northern Kingdom of Israel: the nations would come under judgment, yet so too would Israel and Judah; YHWH was making known through His prophets whatContinue reading

The Lord YHWH Has Spoken

The prophet Amos came to the northern Kingdom of Israel according to the will of YHWH (Amos 1:1). He drew in the Israelites by proclaiming YHWH’s judgments upon the nations, and then declared to themContinue reading

Judgment Redounds upon the Nations

The prophet Joel had forecast a message of doom and despair for Judah and Jerusalem: a terrible plague of locusts of historic proportions (Joel 1:1-2:27). Whether the locusts were actual insects sent to ravage theContinue reading