Captivity was the natural consequence for straying from the truth then, even as it is today. Israel did not mind the message from the Maker of the mountains and succumbed, in due time, to a literal captivity. Ultimately, our nation will face the same fate if it does not change course.
John Miller is a United Church of God minister. He has been involved in ministry in various capacities in the United States and Europe since 1993. He holds a BA in Theology and a MA in Organizational Management and is also President of SUPERB Industries, Inc.