Introduction: Do you feel nervous? Does life make you anxious? Do you try to calm yourself by saying, "I can handle this?" Our lesson this week is about people who got into a whole bunch of trouble. The trouble began because they depended upon their own power and authority. They relied on their gates, walls, wealth, and intellect to keep them safe. They sacrificed others to protect themselves. God has a better way for us. Let's plunge into our study of Zephaniah and find out more!