Part 2 – Peace
God is at work even in the darkest days.
- Judgment is coming because of their sins of social injustice and spiritual infidelity (3.9-12).
- The judgment comes in the form of captivity (4.10)
- There is no escaping or saving themselves from it (5.1)
- God seems to make most specific promises during toughest times.
God is at work in surprising ways.
- The Messiah will come out of a surprising place.
- The Messiah will come for a surprising reason.
- The Messiah will come from a surprising origin.
- The Messiah will come with a surprising outcome.