Israel suffered at the hands of the Edomites. Edom was a bully, Israel's bully. Although the book of Obadiah is the shortest book in the Old Testament it tells a huge story of a people that completely vanished from history. Edom and the Edomites are not to be found anymore. Why? Edom and the Edomites decided to be the thorn in Israel's side so to speak and create trouble for the people of God. Some decisions in life have a severe consequence and to take a stand against God and His people is the worst decision that anyone could ever make. The only thing that happens to God's people is Victory! They will never know defeat! Any odds maker would side with a sure thing and the Victory of God's people is Absolute!
After all the evil that the Edomites committed against Israel, after everything was settled, and after the bell rang to conclude the last and final round, Edom was humbled and no longer the big bad bully anymore! Edom's persecution was returned to them! Everything and more that was committed against Israel was returned to the Edomite's as a lesson to not pick on God's people! Edom and the Edomites were humbled and ultimately destroyed. Bullies never win! To kick against the pricks of God and to bully God's people is a certain defeat and the tables will be turned against those that try, but for all of God's people they shall have the victory!
When coming out of life’s hazards we find deliverance!
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