Sometimes joy is too deep for speech. WHAT SAYS OUR TEXT CONCERNING HIS SUFFICIENCY? No greater mistake can be made than that of supposing a Christian's life is a period of continual sunshine. "He will joy over thee with singing." Zephaniah 3:17, Zephaniah offers powerful hope for the future: hope of forgiveness, hope of freedom from fear, hope of salvation and hope of love, Sermon - Zephaniah 3 v14-20 Cross references. This love has numerous objects. HIS IMMUTABILITY TOWARDS THOSE WHOM HE INTENDS TO SAVE. (3)To make His people holy. But if the mighty God is indeed in us, why is there so much weakness and failure in our lives? As God's love always has been, so it will always continue to be, of the same extent and dimensions. Will it be no aggravation of our guilt in the day of judgment to have despised such a loving and gracious God? They were to be up and doing.II. II. "He will joy over thee with singing." Then we may expect Him to accomplish the four blessed "I wills" of this precious verse.I. "The Lord thy God is mighty." Thoresby. )The joy of God over His ownGeorge Elliott.This is one of those revelations of the character of God which are sometimes called anthropomorphic. Consider by what names He is called. Believers may be encouraged to smile defiance at every attempt to separate them from the love of God. They embrace a mighty compass. )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. (3)The feelings with which He saves.2. He will also save us from its power. There will be no voluntary transference of Divine love from one object, or one class of objects, to another.III. HIS DETERMINATION TO SAVE. Regarding the passage as applicable to our great and glorious salvation, we are shown —(1)His ability to save. The consolation is addressed only to true Christians. HE WILL REST IN THE DEGREE OF HIS WILL. This abstaining from interference is observable in the general order of earthly affairs, and in the lot of individual believers. 3. The study included a Gallop survey, which identified four distinct views of God's personality and interaction with the world. We are not to look for miracles, but we may look for Him who performed them. )God's people comfortedJames Begg, D. D.No sooner had Zephaniah laid open the abounding wickedness of Judah than he pointed forward to brighter scenes — to the returning suppliants, under the power of the Spirit, ashamed of their doings, to the remnant of Israel, which shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies. (3)The feelings with which He saves.2. (Daniel Moore, M. 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. His people are His by creation, purchase, adoption, and by a begun and progressive sanctification. They embrace a mighty compass. Ten times over in this chapter God assures His people of what He will most certainly do on their behalf. The There is nought in the contemplation of the natural man to call forth the joy of the Saviour.IV. It is the rest of a moral satisfaction with all the arrangements He had made for man's spiritual and everlasting happiness. (Skeletons of Sermons. ")He will rejoice over thee with joyGod's joy in salvationWilliam Jay., J. In our gladdest hours we can but dimly guess what is the bliss of an infinite Being. How assured and tranquil should we feel in this, God loves me. 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." Our love toward an object may be known by the direction of our thoughts; for on the beloved object our thoughts chiefly dwell.2. Of old the Psalmist said that his soul was silent in its calm expectancy for God's salvation. But this contentment of God with the results of His own doings was to receive a yet higher illustration. God loves not His people more or less at one time than another.IV. No greater mistake can be made than that of supposing a Christian's life is a period of continual sunshine. THE LORD GOD IN THE MIDST OF THEE IS MIGHTY. Twice over in this paragraph we are told that the Lord, the King of Israel, is in the midst of His people. We may make God glad. B. Meyer, B. The High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity has taken up His abode in my heart." The evil of sin. Now illustrate the grounds of confidence which all Christians may have in the unchanging love of their Almighty Redeemer.I. As God's love always has been, so it will always continue to be, of the same extent and dimensions. 1. Those who believe in: Sometimes joy is too deep for speech. They embrace a mighty compass. What is this salvation? The power of God is the strength of His people, I. HIS DELIGHT TO SAVE. HIS DETERMINATION TO SAVE. 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. All the deepest emotion is silent. Infer from this subject two things —. B. Yet is He ever at rest. 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. IT IS A SILENT JOY. Under whatever circumstances it may be committed, sin is directly levelled against Him.2. The danger of dying in an unconverted state. Your foes may be numerous as the devils in hell, strong and wily; but He will save. The power of God. He fills Himself with joy over His redeemed Church. By our anxiety in regard to its welfare.3. 1. Alas, the answer is not far to seek — we have limited the Holy One of Israel. Among these His own perfection is the chief. What should you render unto the Lord for all His benefits? Denomination: Lutheran No greater mistake can be made than that of supposing a Christian's life is a period of continual sunshine. He will save, He will rejoice over them with joy. )He will rest in His loveThe Almighty resting in His loveDaniel Moore, M. A.God rules in an unquiet world. The sweetest words that can climb to heaven are, "God be merciful to me a sinner." )Christ's joy in His people: — In the time of Zephaniah the iniquity of the Jews was very great, and as a nation they were fast ripening for punishment. Margaret and I were debating on titles for last week’s sermon. If this is not an amplification of the preceding promises, rather than a new promise, it speaks of a time when the watchful care of the Saviour will be followed by a feeling of ecstatic joy — of a time when the silence of unutterable emotion will be broken in upon by the triumphant voice of Him whose voice is as the sound of many waters. HE WILL REST IN THE DEGREE OF HIS WILL. HE WILL REST IN THE DEGREE OF HIS WILL. The evil of sin. I. IT IS THE JOY OF A HELPFUL PRESENCE. We are not to look for miracles, but we may look for Him who performed them. Have no end, no aim, no wish, but to please and honour the God of your salvation. "He will rest in His love." In what of His love does God rest?I. In this sense God rested from His work of creation. 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 unchangeable nature of God's love to manRobert Muter.God is not only lovely and loving, He is pure unmixed love itself. But as far as we are sinners we are not the work of His own hands. held that love is the attraction to each other of twin souls, made each for the other, and moving towards each other; until each finds in the other the complement and supply of the needs of its own nature. GOD IS IN THE MIDST OF THE CHURCH. )LinksZephaniah 3:17 NIVZephaniah 3:17 NLTZephaniah 3:17 ESVZephaniah 3:17 NASBZephaniah 3:17 KJVZephaniah 3:17 Bible AppsZephaniah 3:17 ParallelZephaniah 3:17 Biblia ParalelaZephaniah 3:17 Chinese BibleZephaniah 3:17 French BibleZephaniah 3:17 German BibleZephaniah 3:17 CommentariesBible Hub, (3)The feelings with which He saves.2. (William Jay. The story illustrates what takes place in the life when Christ comes into it. IT IS DESCRIPTIVE OF THE GOD AND FATHER OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST RESTING IN HIS LOVE AS THE GREAT MEANS FOR THE SALVATION OF MANKIND. A. A Sermon for the Time Present - Zephaniah 3:16-18. Alas, the answer is not far to seek — we have limited the Holy One of Israel. The margin suggests an exquisite alternative, "He will be silent in His love." The danger of dying in an unconverted state. PDF by C H Spurgeon. This salvation is begun. 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. This abstaining from interference is observable in the general order of earthly affairs, and in the lot of individual believers. Here is nearness and power. We should have thought that our sin would alienate Him from us for ever. 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. HE "WILL REJOICE OVER THEE WITH JOY." Here is nearness and power. Anglican. Referring to that time, the prophet calls for songs of hope.I. Sometimes He sings. Margin, "He will be silent," or "keep silence in His love." Regarding the passage as applicable to our great and glorious salvation, we are shown —(1)His ability to save. In this sense God rested from His work of creation. Omond. But we may fearlessly rejoice in the inspiring revelation of the text, that society is necessary to the fulness of the Divine nature. IT IS THE JOY OF A STRONG BEING. But a much wider circle than the chosen race may appropriate the blessed comfort of these words. And it is argued that to ascribe human attributes to God is to limit Him. 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. Margin, "He will be silent," or "keep silence in His love." Consider by what names He is called. In our gladdest hours we can but dimly guess what is the bliss of an infinite Being. God takes delight in His work. It is the unheard running of the still waters.V. held that love is the attraction to each other of twin souls, made each for the other, and moving towards each other; until each finds in the other the complement and supply of the needs of its own nature. They are His by choice, by purchase, by a new creation, by covenant. Learn —1. Share. )The unchangeable nature of God's love to manRobert Muter.God is not only lovely and loving, He is pure unmixed love itself. HIS DELIGHT TO SAVE. IT IS THE JOY OF GIVING. Little natures are capable of little happiness. "He will save." Battle and defeat, exile and slavery, were in store for them, but these would pass away, and days of rejoicing would come again. Your past years, by repeated acts of indulgence, may have formed habits strong as iron bands; but He will save. There is much to excite their anxiety.2. III. By the extent of suffering which we are willing to undergo for the person beloved.4. There is a close relationship between God and His people. Here is a love accompanied with three characters. HIS IMMUTABILITY TOWARDS THOSE WHOM HE INTENDS TO SAVE. 62:5; 65:19; Jer. Why (And How) Transitions Can Make Or Break Your Sermon, Preach The Surprising Connection Between Christmas And Repentance, Joe Mckeever's Build-A-Christmas-Sermon Kit, Shake Up Your Christmas Messages: 7 New Approaches. THE GROUNDS ON WHICH THE ABOVE EXHORTATION RESTS.1. We are not to look for miracles, but we may look for Him who performed them. Not in receiving, but in giving, is found the highest and deepest joy. IN THE OBJECTS OF HIS LOVE. 30:9; Is. Have no end, no aim, no wish, but to please and honour the God of your salvation. HE WILL REST IN THE DEGREE OF HIS WILL. "HE WILL REST IN HIS LOVE." God cannot do without His children; He finds His joy in them.I. ...read more, Scripture: 2. There is always a firm footing there. This abstaining from interference is observable in the general order of earthly affairs, and in the lot of individual believers. And it is argued that to ascribe human attributes to God is to limit Him. But He will save — He is inclined, He is engaged. It is only for the heirs of salvation that this honour is reserved, and it is by them alone that true consolation is enjoyed. The idea in the text is of Deity in repose — silent — looking calmly on all the disorders of the Church and the world, as knowing that there is one attribute of His nature which will suffice to rectify all things for the deliverance of His people.I. This is God's joy in His providence. Everything after that is different. John Piper Sep 25, 1982 61 Shares Sermon. Margin, "He will be silent," or "keep silence in His love." IT IS THE JOY OF A STRONG BEING. God loves not His people more or less at one time than another.IV. He doeth what He will with His own, and all things are His. (George Elliott. HIS IMMUTABILITY TOWARDS THOSE WHOM HE INTENDS TO SAVE. The margin suggests an exquisite alternative, "He will be silent in His love." Now illustrate the grounds of confidence which all Christians may have in the unchanging love of their Almighty Redeemer.I. Our love toward an object may be known by the direction of our thoughts; for on the beloved object our thoughts chiefly dwell.2. Have no end, no aim, no wish, but to please and honour the God of your salvation. HE WILL SAVE — From all useless dread and alarm, from all unnecessary trials and assaults. The text is consolatory.1. The honour they were to receive. The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty. A number taken from two classes of His own rational creatures are distinguished as the objects of His love, — elect angels and elect men. IN THE PRINCIPLE OF HIS LOVE. IN THE OBJECTS OF HIS LOVE. HIS DETERMINATION TO SAVE. The danger of dying in an unconverted state. IN THE FRUITS OF HIS LOVE. This abstaining from interference is observable in the general order of earthly affairs, and in the lot of individual believers. HE WILL SAVE — From all useless dread and alarm, from all unnecessary trials and assaults. Here we are told that God is silent in His brooding tenderness. Consider by what names He is called. There is something in us which satisfies Him, and without which His nature would not be perfectly content. HE WILL REST IN HIS LOVE. He will stop the music of glory, and hush the converse of the angels, to hear it stealing up to His throne. Your circumstances and companions may be most unfavourable to a life of victory; but He will save. I. Ten times over in this chapter God assures His people of what He will most certainly do on their behalf. The text is spoken on the supposition that the people of God will often be overwhelmed with anxiety — that they shall "fear," and their "hands shall be slack." GOD'S WORK UPON THE EARTH. (William Jay. Yet is He ever at rest. B. Omond.It is obvious, He can save — for He is in the midst of them, and mighty. IV. The High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity has taken up His abode in my heart." Then, if these things be so, let me say, "What manner of persons ought we to be, in all holy conversation and godliness?"(J. 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. All the deepest emotion is silent. 1. cannot speak of the fruits of His love in detail. In whatever manner God may act by them, His love is neither changed nor diminished.3. This salvation is begun. There is something in us which satisfies Him, and without which His nature would not be perfectly content. He takes the matter into His own hands, and determines to save those whom He has given to His Son. By the extent of suffering which we are willing to undergo for the person beloved.4. 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. Well would it be if each Christian were to devote some portion, however brief, in each day, to meditation upon this marvellous fact. He fills Himself with joy over His redeemed Church.1. IT IS THE JOY OF A STRONG BEING. By the prominence given to the object beloved.II. It does not exclude temporal preservation and deliverance. And it is argued that to ascribe human attributes to God is to limit Him. They include everything, from the first particle of imparted grace to a seat with God the Lamb on His throne. (6)To glorify His people.III. When we are told, then, that God's love will be a silent one, we know that it is too intense, too deep, too infinite to find expression. And it is argued that to ascribe human attributes to God is to limit Him. 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." (James Begg, D. D.)A duster of grapesF. 2. They are His by choice, by purchase, by a new creation, by covenant. "The mighty God, the King, is in the midst of me. How assured and tranquil should we feel in this, God loves me. The consolation is addressed only to true Christians. He has saved us from the penalty of sin. V. HE WILL JOY OVER THEE WITH SINGING. 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 takes the matter into His own hands, and determines to save those whom He has given to His Son. His people are His by creation, purchase, adoption, and by a begun and progressive sanctification. HE WILL REST IN THE DEGREE OF HIS WILL. This is a theme so sublime that we are scarcely able to form any conception of it. Here is nearness and power. But if the mighty God is indeed in us, why is there so much weakness and failure in our lives? V. IT IS AN EXCELLENT JOY. (Daniel Moore, M. All the deepest emotion is silent. The text is spoken on the supposition that the people of God will often be overwhelmed with anxiety — that they shall "fear," and their "hands shall be slack." 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. The idea in the text is of Deity in repose — silent — looking calmly on all the disorders of the Church and the world, as knowing that there is one attribute of His nature which will suffice to rectify all things for the deliverance of His people.I. Copyright © 2003-2020 | Outreach, Inc., All rights reserved. 4. The text is spoken on the supposition that the people of God will often be overwhelmed with anxiety — that they shall "fear," and their "hands shall be slack." HE WILL REST IN HIS LOVE. Regarding the passage as applicable to our great and glorious salvation, we are shown —(1)His ability to save. II. HE WILL JOY OVER THEE WITH SINGING. To banish every alarming apprehension. God loves not His people more or less at one time than another.IV. And, indeed, almost all the texts for this Sunday speak of joy. IT IS AN EXCELLENT JOY. HIS DELIGHT TO SAVE. A character of Divine expression. He takes the matter into His own hands, and determines to save those whom He has given to His Son. Our love toward an object may be known by the direction of our thoughts; for on the beloved object our thoughts chiefly dwell.2. 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. 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. (William Jay. Consider by what names He is called. Not merely will He feel an inward pleasure; but as a man, overjoyed at any event, involuntarily expresses his joy by singing, or some other outward token, so will God manifest His pleasure to the returning soul.IV. But this contentment of God with the results of His own doings was to receive a yet higher illustration. He will save. Man and Woman in the Image of God "He will rest in His love"; literally, "He will be silent in His love." English Standard Version Update. They are His by choice, by purchase, by a new creation, by covenant. Battle and defeat, exile and slavery, were in store for them, but these would pass away, and days of rejoicing would come again. Among these His own perfection is the chief. 2. GOD'S DELIGHT IN HIS PEOPLE. 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. 3. THIS LOVE, AND THE RELATIONSHIPS IMPLIED IN IT. CONSIDER WHAT CHRIST HAS ALREADY DONE FOR HIS PEOPLE. Learn —1. Here we are told that God is silent in His brooding tenderness. IN THE PRINCIPLE OF HIS LOVE. THIS LOVE, AND THE RELATIONSHIPS IMPLIED IN IT. Will it be no aggravation of our guilt in the day of judgment to have despised such a loving and gracious God?3. He takes the matter into His own hands, and determines to save those whom He has given to His Son. A number taken from two classes of His own rational creatures are distinguished as the objects of His love, — elect angels and elect men. THE GROUNDS ON WHICH THE ABOVE EXHORTATION RESTS.1. It was great to make a soul like ours; how much greater to redeem! 15 above]; Ps. 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." 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. 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. Behold, then, the great Father of spirits reposing with delighted tranquillity on the appointments and provisions of Messiah's kingdom.2. If this is not an amplification of the preceding promises, rather than a new promise, it speaks of a time when the watchful care of the Saviour will be followed by a feeling of ecstatic joy — of a time when the silence of unutterable emotion will be broken in upon by the triumphant voice of Him whose voice is as the sound of many waters. 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 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? But we may fearlessly rejoice in the inspiring revelation of the text, that society is necessary to the fulness of the Divine nature. 46:5; Zech. HIS IMMUTABILITY TOWARDS THOSE WHOM HE INTENDS TO SAVE. "In the midst of thee." What are some of the notes of God's song? God finds this blessedness in the work of redemption. III. We shall not speak of God's power in general, but as it is manifested in the salvation of His Church and people.II. And we have the whole past experience of the Christian Church to prove the truth of the text. The text forbids the Church —, 3. Not in receiving, but in giving, is found the highest and deepest joy. The deliverance they were to experience. THE NATURE OF THIS REST.1. Battle and defeat, exile and slavery, were in store for them, but these would pass away, and days of rejoicing would come again. What are some of the notes of God's song? He is said to "rest in His love." Will it be no aggravation of our guilt in the day of judgment to have despised such a loving and gracious God?3. (Author of "Footsteps of Jesus. He fills Himself with joy over His redeemed Church.1. A. THE NATURE OF THIS REST.1. The obligation that lies upon believers to serve the Lord. Sometimes joy is too deep for speech. To prevent faint-heartedness and lukewarmness. It is much to hear a lark sing, as if its throat must be torn by the torrent of melody; more to hear a child sing as it comes down a woodland path in spring, chequered with sunlight falling on blue hyacinths and yellow primroses; more still to hear an angel sing, as the lone messenger of God breaks into melody to cheer himself on some distant journey from the Home of Song; more still to have heard our Saviour sing in the days of His earthly ministry, when He joined His disciples in the Jewish Hallel: but what will it not be when the great God Himself breaks into song, to celebrate an accomplished work, an emancipated world, a redeemed race, a Bride won for His Son!(F. • An )God's people comfortedJames Begg, D. 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