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Gilbert House Fellowship #193: Ezekiel 15-18

THE HARSHEST criticism of Israel we’ve encountered so far is the focus of this week’s study. God calls the people of Judah a prostitute — except that prostitutes get paid, and Judah, said God, had been whoring with other gods for free.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #175: Zephaniah; Jeremiah 1-2

A day of wrath is that day, a day of distress and anguish, a day of ruin and devastation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness… Zeph. 1:15 (ESV)

YOU’D THINK that prophets of Yahweh during the reign of good king Josiah would have been a little more upbeat. Not so much.

Zephaniah’s prophecy of the Day of YHWH (Day of the Lord), when the wrath of God against the apostate kingdom of Judah is echoed by Jeremiah, as they warned of a day when He will pour out His wrath on an unbelieving world.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #174: 2 Kings 22-23; 2 Chr 34-35

JOSIAH IS remembered as one of the best kings of the House of David — indeed, he was the last good king of Israel.

King Josiah repaired the Temple, brought back the Law, and restored the Passover celebration, which hadn’t been kept properly since the days of the prophet Samuel.

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