Absolutely no one, neither in the created world nor in the spiritual world, heard the cry of the prophets of Baal.
It is often easy for us to sit around in our Christian circles and declare, “Whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God” (1 Cor 10:31). In that statement, we are declaring that everything in life ought to be done for the sake of God’s glory and for the sake of his great name. However, I wonder how often we consider that God himself acts on behalf of his great name.
The old adage, "Ignorance is bliss" may not be entirely true when it comes to the knowledge of God.
The book of Joel may be an untapped resource when it comes to family discipleship. While that may seem like an odd statement, perhaps an examination of the content of Joel’s prophecy may persuade you.
In the book of Nahum, the Lord delivers an oracle against the Assyrians, one of Israel’s primary enemies. The book is chocked full of woes and curses on Assyria due to the devastation they caused to their neighbors, including Israel. However, in Nahum 2:2, we get a כִּי clause that provides the ground or reason for why the Lord will destroy Assyria.