Written by, J.G. Stevenson,
of Union Hall, Brighton, 1904
And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with candles, and punish the men that are settled on their lees: that say in their heart, The Lord will not do good, neither will he do evil.
Zephaniah is an amazing book, stupendous and terrible in its suggestion…
…Its fervor of denunciation seems to express the fury of fifty moral tornadoes and a thousand spiritual cyclones merged into one devastating movement of ethical indignation. From beginning to end there is scarcely a note of tenderness, and so hard and harsh does it seem that it has been suggested that it must have been written by a prophet who died young, before the fiery ardors of youth had mellowed into the gentle sweetness of later years. Yet there is much about the very fury of the prophet that…
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