Lord of all being, there is one thing that deserves my greatest care, that calls forth my ardent desires, that is, that I may answer the great end for which I am made—to glorify thee who hast given me being, and to do all the good I can for my fellow men.
—Selection from Man’s Great End, in The Valley of Vision
One of the most awesome descriptions of the wrath of God in judgment found anywhere in Scripture appears in the opening verses of Zephaniah. . . . One of the most moving descriptions of the love of God for his people found anywhere in Scripture appears in the closing verses of Zephaniah.
— O. Palmer Robertson