If you have read through the prophets in the Old Testaments, you know that judgment is a consistent theme. And if you look at the both the reasons for and the consequences from God’s judgment upon Israel, you find a frightening similarity to what we are experiencing today. Does that mean the world is being judged by God? My answer is a definitive, “I don’t know”. But I do know that we can have the response that God called for in those days: Repent.
Over the next few weeks we will be looking at the Minor Prophets, those men with interesting names who smoldered and burned with God’s message to His stubborn people.