- Zephaniah 1:1
Idols distract us.
- Zephaniah 1:4-5
- You don’t have to make a statue to be guilty of idolatry.
- Colossians 3:5 – Greed is idolatry!
- Idols are anything that distract us from God.
- Zephaniah 1:6
- When I am worried or happy or insecure, do I seek God or something else?
- Zephaniah 2:1
- Zephaniah 3:1
- We must not be distracted with things of the earth.
Laziness is deadly.
- Zephaniah 1:12
- II Peter 3:3-7
- Zephaniah 1:13-17 – Punishment is coming. Don’t get complacent!
- We must see our sin and decide to change!
God always wins.
- Zephaniah 2:8-11 – This happens today – people taunting Christians.
- Zephaniah 2:13-15 – Ninevah, the largest city in the world would fall by God’s hand. World powers are no problem for God, so we can’t be scared of them as Christians.
- Acts 4:3-5, 13-15, 19, 24-28 – The powerful people thought they had Jesus taken care of. The quote here is from Psalm 2. God in heaven laughs at the attempts of powerful people. Take courage!