THE ULTIMATE GOAL
LIFE 'IN' JESUS CHRIST
"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16 (NKJV)
Seasons of Life In Jesus Christ.
6/29/2020 0 Comments
Thank you for returning this afternoon as we conclude our 'introduction' for the Book - Zephaniah.
By the 'timing' of Zephaniah, an older prophet, Zephaniah grew up under the reign of Josiah’s predecessors: Josiah’s grandfather, the evil king Manasseh, [coregency 697–687 BC; sole reign 687–643 BC] and Manasseh’s son, the young and evil Amon. [Amon of Judah was the fifteenth King of Judah who, according to the biblical account, succeeded his father Manasseh of Judah]. Amon is most remembered for his idolatrous practices during his short two-year reign, which led to a revolt against him and eventually to his assassination in c. 641 B. C. Josiah became king of Judah at the age of eight, after the assassination of his father, King Amon, and reigned for thirty-one years, from 641/640 to 610/609 BCE.
Then, with no sound government thereafter and in accord with what the Lord had promised, He allowed the Chaldeans, following standard Mesopotamian practice, to deport the Jews after they had conquered Jerusalem in 597 BC. The deportations were large, but certainly didn't involve the entire nation. Somewhere around 10,000 people were forced to relocate to the city of Babylon, the capital of the Chaldean empire. But in 586 BC, further attacks and the deportation occurred of Judah, under Nebuchadnezzar. Judah ceased to be an independent kingdom, and the earlier deportees and later ones found themselves without a homeland, without a state, and without a nation. This period, which actually begins in 597 but is traditionally dated at 586, is called the Exile in Jewish history. After that, Babylon itself was conquered by Medio-Persia; and the Persian king Cyrus subsequently allowed the Jews to return to Judah, 538 B.C.; in the 'fulfillment' of God's Word, that they would be exiled for 70 years. to give the land its 'sabbaths'. [Jeremiah 29:10]
Thus, as a young man, 'Zephaniah', the prophet-to-be would have been surrounded by the trappings of idolatry, child sacrifice, and unjust killings—strong influences on a young mind (2 Kings 21:16; 2 Chronicles 33:1–10). But Zephaniah grew into a man of God, able to stand before the people and proclaim God’s message of judgment and hope to a people that had gone astray. audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
For this post, I want you to have some necessary Holy Bible Scriptures, in addition to Habakkuk, to read and to get into a mind-set for what Zephaniah is going to prophesy, just a few years before 'God's Judgment' occurs. Zephaniah more than likely prophesied in the latter part of Josiah’s rule, after the king discovered the scrolls of the Law in 622 BC (2 Chronicles 34:3–7); and was 'promised' a 'reprieve' for his people of the imminent 'judgment' while he lived, because he, Josiah was humbled before the LORD.
Holy Bible Scripture References, for more background information include:
2 Kings 22-23; 2 Chronicles 34-35: audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
2 Kings 24-25; 2 Chronicles 36, the Babylonian Captivity, ending the Southern Kingdom of Judah
2 Chronicles 34:23-28, the 'significance of a godly, god-fearing ruler'; more time for repentance.
I 'lament'. REMEMBER THIS IMPORTANT 'TRUTH' as you see America heading towards NOVEMBER 3, 2020. IT WILL BE A DAY WHICH WILL 'SEAL' THE ULTIMATE 'FATE' OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. As in 1 Samuel Chapter 8, although 'the handwriting is on the wall', [Daniel 5:5-31], with respect to the 'choices' and the 'results' of either; 'rule of law' versus 'rule of the godless mob' and 'leaders' who in their 'platform' want to 'erase any and all mention of God' - as with the 'children of Israel', God is going to 'allow the people of America to 'choose' what they, as a majority want; to have their way, and, suffer the 'consequences'. And, if those 'choose' 'Marxism', when they cry out - it is 'too, too, late', God will leave them to 'their chose'.
[See 1 Samuel Chapter 8, ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE AN AMERICAN and BE ON NOTICE!] Amen. Amen.
With all mentioned, take your time and study the Scriptures. We are not in a horse-race. We shall begin the 'verbatim' posts on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 with chapters 1-2 and conclude on Friday, July 3, 2020.
Then, we will do the two-chapter Book of Haggai, with introduction, during the week of July 6-8-10, 2020.
We will pause for a week to review before beginning the fourteen chapter Book of Zechariah during the Tuesday/Thursday of the week of July 21-23, 2020.audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
With this schedule in advance, as the Lord wills, I pray you will have the time to review all posted to date in this 'room of my house in and with Jesus', through the Holy Spirit. Thank you for returning. Amen. Amen.
All ' 2018' 2020 'Abominations' Adam Adonai After Salvation 'After The Babylonian Captivity' After The Remembrance Of The Crucifixion And Resurrection 'After Warning' AGAIN! Again!' Against God?' 'a Jewish Queen Of Persia' 'America Burning 'American Negroes' 'Americans! Stand UP! 'And 'and In Similar Fashion And There Is No Repentance'. Apocalyptic Visions 'Archive Reviews' 2018 Archives Review 2019 Are You Are You Ready? Are You Ready For 'communism'? 'A Visionary' Be Forearmed' 'Be Forewarned 'Be Forewarned!' Be Forewarned! 'Behold Being Battle Ready! Believe 'Be Not Deceived' 'Be Ready To Meet Your God!' 'Betwixt And Between'! Bible Literacy 'BLESSINGS' 'Blessings Or Curses' 'Brain Washing' 'Brain-washing' 'Branches On The Vine' 'but By My Spirit But Thy Will Be Done' 'capitalist' Carefully! 'CELEBRATION OF BIOLOGICAL AND SPIRITUAL MOTHERS 'Character' 'Chastening Of The Lord' 'child Rearing In Jesus' 'Choices' Christ 'Christ 'Civil War' 'CLARION CALL!!' 'Communism Enroute To USA 'communist' 'Congressional Black Caucus' 'Continuing Zechariah Crowns For Believers 'Dangerous Times' Daniel 'Deadly Poison'! 'Deadly Propaganda' 'Dead Or Alive'? Deception That Kills 'Democratic Socialist Party USA' Descendant Of - 'SLAVE-OWNERS' 'destructive Propaganda' 'Devotions' And 'More' Devotions For Maturity 'Dig Deeper' 'discerning Of Spirits' 'Distractions - Delays' 'Drums Roll!' 'During A Reprieve' 'Easy Divorce' 'El Eloah' 'Elohim' El Shaddai 'Embrace All Seasons Of Life' 'Embrace All The Seasons Of Life' Encouragement End Times 'Essential Christianity' 'Esther Esther' ETERNAL SALVATION! Eve?' 'evidences Of A Dying Society' 'evil' Ezra 'FAITH 'Faith' 'Faith And Love' 'Faith Comes By Hearing' 'Family Reunion'?? 'Fervent Prayers Of The Righteous' 'fire And Brimstone' Warnings First' 'First Mention - Symbols' 'For God For God For REAL 'Fraud And Deception At The Highest Levels' GENERAL INFORMATION ON POSTING 'Gifts Of God' 'God And His Providence' 'God's 'faithfulness' 'God's Judgment' 'God's Love' 'Governor'; 'Leader' 'Skills For Success' 'Growing In The Grace Of God' Habakkuk Haggai 'Haman's Plot To Destroy The Jews Have You 'Hearing His Voice' 'Hearing The Good Shepherd's Voice' He Is Coming!' HE IS COMING AGAIN!! He Is 'Returning'! HE IS RISEN! 'Hiding The Word In The Heart' 'History And Politics' 'History Review' HOPE 'Hope' 'Hope In Repentance' Hot Or Cold?? 'How Did We Get Back Here?' 'I AM WHO I AM' 'Ignorance Is NOT Bliss!' 'Imminent Judgement' 'In Answer To Why There Is Anti-semitism' 'Infanticide' In Remembrance Of The Crucifixion And The Resurrection 'In Such Times As These' 'Intercede' For Others!! 'In The Springtime' Of Life Introducing - Mordecai 'Jesus 'Jesus Christ' 'Jesus Christ's Last Week On Earth' 'Judgment Occurring'! 'Kamala Harris' 'Knowing True History' 'Lampstand' Laws Cannot Resolve! 'Learning The Will Of God' Live For God! 'Living The Life Of Faith' Living To And For 'Look Up Your Redemption Draws Near! 'Look Up - Your Redemption Draws Near! Lord And Master' Lot. LOVE' 'Love Letter To America' 'Loving God 'Loving God' 'Lovingly' Lust Of The 'eyes' Lust Of The Flesh Malachi 'Manchurian Candidate' 'Man's Anger' 'Man's History' Man V God 'marxism And It's Strategies And Tactics' Maturing In The Faith Milk To Meat 'Minor Prophets' My Redeemer 'Nahum' 'Negroes In America' Nehemiah NO MATTER WHO Or WHAT! Nor By Power 'No Repentance' 'Not By Might Not Fear Of Man 'Not My Will November 3 'Obedience/Disobedience' Obedience Vs Disobedience 'OH HAPPY DAY!' On Anti-Semitism 'on Marriage And Divorce' From GOD!' Or Our Righteousness' 'Overcoming Obstacles' 'Overseers' Of 'Negroes' 'parental Responsibility 'Parenting' 'Patriotism' 'Persecution' Persecutions And Rejections 'Pestilence Or Pandemic' 'Pestilences' 'Pity The Man Who Trusts In Man' 'Political Science 101' Praise And Adoration 'Praise Is What We Do!' 'Praising Him' Pray 'Prayer' Praying 'Pray Without Ceasing'! Pray Without Ceasing 'Prepare The Children' 'Pride Of Life' ''Principles To Live By From The Bible' Prophecy Fulfilled 'Prophesy' 'prophetic Visions Of The Future' 'Providence Of God' 'Providence Places Us For Such Times As These' 'Real History' 'Rebuilding' 'Rebuilding The Temple' Redemption REGENERATION 'Reparations From Africa!' 'Repent! 'Repent' Repentance 'Repentance' Repentance And Forgiveness Restoration Returned To God? 'Returning And Waiting On The Lord' 'Return To God'!! Review - Nahum 'RICO Criminals" 'righteous Or Wicked' Salvation 'Salvation' 'Salvation Benefits' Sanctification SATAN 'says The Lord' Zechariah 4:6' 'seasons Of Life' 'Seasons Of Life In Jesus' 'Seeing Jesus' 'Seeing The 'providence' Of God' 'Sheep Of His Pasture' 'signs Of A Curse For Disobedience To God' Sin And Consequences 'Sins And The Consequences' 'socialist' Songs Of Our Faith 'spiritual Evidences Of Decay' Spiritual Matters Spiritual Warfare Spiritual Warfare! 'strawman Politics' 'Study Time' Submission And Surrender 'Surrender And Submission' TEMPTATION 'Temptations To Sin' 'Ten Commandments' 'Ten Visions' 'the 3 Temptations To Sin' 'the Atoning Blood Of Jesus Christ' 'The Blood Shed For Me!' 'The Branch' 'the Chastening Of The LORD' The Coming King The Coming Messiah 'the Crucifixion Of Jesus Christ' The Days As Of Noah 'the Difference' 'The Fear Of God' 'the 'first Coming' Of Jesus' 'the Future Of Jerusalem' The Good Shepherd Vs. The False Shepherd 'the Hope Of The Future' 'the Judge Of The World' 'the Just Shall Live By Faith' 'the Kingdom Of Christ Is Coming' The King Has Come The King Will RETURN The Lord Jesus Christ 'the Measuring Line' 'the New Slave-masters' The Queen' The Regathering 'the Return From The Babylonian Captivity' 'the Return Of Jesus Christ' 'the Saving Of The Jews' 'The Second Coming' 'the Ultimate Victory' 'the Urgency Of The Times'! 'the Will To Stand For America' 'track The Money' 'Traitors And Treason - In House' Traitors/Treason Trials And Tribulations 'Tribulation' 'True History' 'True Love' 'True Racism' 'Trumpet Call!' TRUST 'Trust In God With All Your Heart' Truth 'Truth' 'Truth' Not 'Opportunistic' Lies' 'two Olive Trees' 'Understand - 'Brain-washing' 'Understand The 'unpardonable Sin' 'useful Idiots' Valor 'Vote' 'Waiting For The Lord Walking By Faith 'Warnings'! 'Watch Deception' 'What Is 'marxism'? 'When And How To Defend A Family Member' When Christ Comes 'When God Warns When Jesus Finally Returns 'Where Are YOU 'Where Are You'? Wisdom 'Wise Counsel' 'With Grace - With Faith' 'working All Things Together For Good' WORLDWIDE MAY 13 'Wrath' 'YAHWEH-YHWH-JEHOVAH' 'You Must Be Born Again 'YOU Need To KNOW! 'Zeal' 'Zechariah' Zechariah Chapter 7 Zephaniah
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