Statement of Confession: I believe in the Trinity--Father, Son and Holy Spirit; The Three are One in the Father. I believe that Jesus is the Savior to those that accept Him in genuine repentance of their sins through faith as their Lord and Savior. I believe that baptism--immersion, burial--is an outward show to the world of their acceptance of salvation by Jesus for His dying, resurrection and His sitting at the right hand of the Father in heaven. This ministry is FREE.
Lesson for June 19, 2016
The Day of Joy for the Remnant Zephaniah 3:9–14, 20 Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri, and has held preaching ministries in Missouri, Illinois, and Colorado. This lesson treatment is published in the June 12 issue of The Lookout magazine and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com.
______ By Mark Scott
Have you ever considered God in the role of a tailor? He knows about making something out of remnants—and so did the prophet Zephaniah. Jeremiah, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah formed the triad of prophets whom God used to prepare his people for Babylonian captivity. But way before the captivity took place (586 BC), God was already predicting the end of the captivity, the return of the exiles, and the refinement of the remnant so that the promise of the Messiah would be ensured. Much of Zephaniah’s writing is a scathing judgment on the…