I. Every Reason to Mourn (total defeat)
A.Their nation was destroyed and the people endured exile.
B. The fasts commemorated horror.
C. The practice of fasts was hypocritical
II. God Ordains A Future Of Joy
A. God promises good!
B. Israel’s obedience is a light for the nations.
The love of Jesus conquers and transforms our
Will our expectation of Jesus affect the nations?