The Lord’s sacrifice

Zephaniah announced that the Lord had prepared a sacrifice,

“And it shall be, in the day of the Lord’s sacrifice, that I will punish the princes and the king’s children, and all such as are clothed with foreign apparel” (Zephaniah 1:8).

Then He explained why He would do those things,

“In the same day I will punish all those who leap over the threshold [breaking into someone’s home], who fill their masters’ houses with violence and deceit…And punish the men who are settled in complacency [believing that the Lord would do nothing about it], who say in their heart, ‘The Lord will not do good, nor will He do evil’” (Zephaniah 1:8–13).

People deceive themselves into believing that the Lord will not do anything about their violence, but they shall have a great surprise.

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Don Ruhl

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