zephaniah 3:17 sermon

The quietness of an Omniscient mind which, seeing the end from the beginning, will not allow itself to be moved from the fixed order of its determinations. But a much wider circle than the chosen race may appropriate the blessed comfort of these words. The incarnation and atonement are but the self-giving of God.IV. The consolation is addressed only to true Christians. To all human seeming things are left to take their course. The presence of God in His Church is its glory.2. Some people have a different perspective "He will joy over thee with singing." 46:5; Zech. HE WILL SAVE — From all useless dread and alarm, from all unnecessary trials and assaults. The consequence is real, but cannot overcome the power of God's love, We begin with a few questions: The margin suggests an exquisite alternative, "He will be silent in His love." "The mighty God, the King, is in the midst of me. He has saved us from the penalty of sin. 17. The sweetest words that can climb to heaven are, "God be merciful to me a sinner." IN THE FRUITS OF HIS LOVE. Sometimes He sings. But He will save — He is inclined, He is engaged. )He will rest in His loveThe Almighty resting in His loveDaniel Moore, M. A.God rules in an unquiet world. This suggests the idea of a love too great for utterance. The consolation is addressed only to true Christians. B. Meyer, B. A.These words were primarily addressed to the daughter of Zion, to Israel the chosen people; and they undoubtedly foreshadow blessings which are yet to be realised. The High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity has taken up His abode in my heart." We shall not speak of God's power in general, but as it is manifested in the salvation of His Church and people.II. Mediator, Advocate, Captain, Surety, Head, King of Saints, etc.III. (Daniel Moore, M. (William Jay. The great evangelic prophet gives the key to understand this promise when he says, "As the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee." Among these His own perfection is the chief. This abstaining from interference is observable in the general order of earthly affairs, and in the lot of individual believers. )The joy of God over His ownGeorge Elliott.This is one of those revelations of the character of God which are sometimes called anthropomorphic. The great evangelic prophet gives the key to understand this promise when he says, "As the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee." The High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity has taken up His abode in my heart." HIS DELIGHT TO SAVE. (Robert Muter. 1. "Is mighty." As God took the side of His people against their foes, and will do so again in the final struggle, when His feet shall stand upon the Mount of Olives, so will He take our side against our sins. Sometimes joy is too deep for speech. He is in their midst. Battle and defeat, exile and slavery, were in store for them, but these would pass away, and days of rejoicing would come again. IT IS AN EXCELLENT JOY. She pointed out that in Genesis 1 we read This abstaining from interference is observable in the general order of earthly affairs, and in the lot of individual believers. Your circumstances and companions may be most unfavourable to a life of victory; but He will save. God knows not only how many He has chosen, but knows also every individual object of His choice. "He will rest in His love." But a much wider circle than the chosen race may appropriate the blessed comfort of these words. This joy God found in creation, in which His might was revealed.II. God knows not only how many He has chosen, but knows also every individual object of His choice. What now shall hinder us ridding ourselves of all which has hindered Him from doing His mighty works, so that He may do that which He so much loves, and which we so much need? The High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity has taken up His abode in my heart." Other. They were to be up and doing. The logs of which the hut was built, its floors, its doors, its roof, its furniture — all were changed to sider by this magic lamp. A. It is only for the heirs of salvation that this honour is reserved, and it is by them alone that true consolation is enjoyed. "He will save." (George Elliott. Salvation includes redemption from the curse of the law, deliverance from the powers of darkness, freedom from the sting of death, release from the dominion and being of sin. What a wonderful rush of exuberant gladness there is in these words! They include everything, from the first particle of imparted grace to a seat with God the Lamb on His throne. I am God-tenanted, God-possessed. How assured and tranquil should we feel in this, God loves me. The quietness of an Omniscient mind which, seeing the end from the beginning, will not allow itself to be moved from the fixed order of its determinations. The High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity has taken up His abode in my heart." Omond. It is necessary to make this distinction, because none are so prone to take to themselves the promises of the Gospel as those to whom they clearly do not belong.2. The Almighty has delight in the provisions made for the spiritual recovery of our race. The great evangelic prophet gives the key to understand this promise when he says, "As the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee." There is no promise that a believer shall be saved from suffering and sorrow and temptation; what is promised is, that he shall not be overcome of these. 4. B. Meyer, B. A.These words were primarily addressed to the daughter of Zion, to Israel the chosen people; and they undoubtedly foreshadow blessings which are yet to be realised. IN THE FRUITS OF HIS LOVE. It does not exclude temporal preservation and deliverance. In this sense God rested from His work of creation. He is their God in a peculiar sense. "In the midst of thee." By the extent of suffering which we are willing to undergo for the person beloved.4. (Daniel Moore, M. To all human seeming things are left to take their course. But God changeth not. A. It is as impossible that this love in itself, or in the essence of it, can ever be anything different from what it is, or hath been, as it is that God Himself can ever be anything different from what He is now, or hath been from eternity. HE WILL JOY OVER THEE WITH SINGING. in the. There is always a firm footing there. But He will save — He is inclined, He is engaged. Yet is He ever at rest. Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter Jerusalem!” (3:14). They were to be up and doing.II. He does not destroy our free agency; but He overcomes our reluctance, and draws us to Himself by an operation no less powerful than that which He exerted in raising His Son, Jesus Christ, from the dead.III. We should have thought that our sin would alienate Him from us for ever. "He will rest in His love." The consolation is addressed only to true Christians. The quietness of an Omniscient mind which, seeing the end from the beginning, will not allow itself to be moved from the fixed order of its determinations. HE WILL REJOICE OVER THEE WITH JOY. How many years did Moses live in the Promised Land? His people are His by creation, purchase, adoption, and by a begun and progressive sanctification. This resting of God in His own moral determination is often remarkably illustrated in Scriptures as in our Lord's delay in going to sick Lazarus.II. IN THE PRINCIPLE OF HIS LOVE. December 16, 2018 Zephaniah 3:14-20 Redemption of the Faithful Remnant Folks, I read through the lectionary readings for today and honestly felt drawn from preparing yet another Christmas sermon. IT IS AN EXCELLENT JOY. )God's delight in saving soulsSkeletons of Sermons.A knowledge of ourselves will show us how much need we have of repentance; and a knowledge of God will encourage us to repent.I. There is something in us which satisfies Him, and without which His nature would not be perfectly content. Difficulties are nought to Him; the darkness shineth as the day.II. No greater mistake can be made than that of supposing a Christian's life is a period of continual sunshine. The honour they were to receive. GOD'S POWER TO SAVE. Clarke's Commentary on the Bible. Ten times over in this chapter God assures His people of what He will most certainly do on their behalf. 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