Return from Captivity Zeph. 3:18-20 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO
Israel’s return from captivity in Zeph 3:18-20. The shocking thing about this passage is that not only will the Jews be reconciled to their Messiah as in the former passage and at rest in their own land, but they will be praised and famous among the rest of the nations – as time goes by before Jesus returns they world will become more vehement in its hatred of the Jews – following the 2nd Advent, the world will change its tune and Israel will be a revered name and the people in Israel will be praised – a complete turn around.
Spiritually speaking there will be a great turn around for us as well – our people have been the off scouring of the world and we will be the kings and priests in the millennium – it’ll be nice – no more “you cannot do this because it is unconstitutional” – AMEN
1st see the hatred for the Jews now – Ps 129:5; Jer 4:30; Lam 1:8
2nd see the captivity resulting from the Lord’s anger – Deut 28:41; Is 5:13
3rd see the return from that captivity – Deut 30:3; Ps 14:7; Is 14:1-3; Joel 3:1-2
4th see the praise that comes to Israel after the Lord’s return and their release – Is 60:1-16; Is 49:22-23; Is 2:2-5