Posts with the tag “minor-prophets”

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022
August 30th, 2022
             Malachi is the last of the minor prophets and the final book of the Old Testament.  He was the last prophetic voice until the emergence of John the Baptist who heralded the coming of Jesu...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, August 29, 2022
August 29th, 2022
            Zechariah’s name means “God remembered.”  And in the days of his prophecy, the people needed to know that God had remembered them.  He prophesied about the same time as the prophet Haggai....  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, August 25, 2022
August 25th, 2022
         Have you ever had a gnawing sense that God had something important and special for you to do?  The prophet Haggai certainly did.  He is regarded as “the prophet of the temple.”  His mission w...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
August 24th, 2022
           Zephaniah was another one of the Old Testament’s minor prophets.  Like many other prophets, he had a message of judgment that he received from the Lord God.  In his three chapters, he proph...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
August 23rd, 2022
          Habakkuk is a prophet with a strange name and a short book.  He was one of the minor prophets in Israel’s history.  He prophesied primarily to Judah but has a message for anyone who may be a...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, August 22, 2022
August 22nd, 2022
           Nahum is an unusual name and a short book found near the end of the Old Testament.  His name means “compassionate” or “one who is full of comfort.”  He directed his prophecy primarily again...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, August 18, 2022
August 18th, 2022
            Micah was a prophet to Judah and Israel whose time paralleled that of Isaiah.  The name Micah means “who is like Jehovah?”  His name alone tells us that his highest allegiance was to God a...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, August 17, 2022
August 17th, 2022
         Jonah may be the best known of the minor prophets.  His four chapters are presented as a short story and easily read that way—a leading character, plot, twist, turn and resolution.  His story...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
August 16th, 2022
            Obadiah is probably not a place in the Bible where you have routinely, or even recently, read and studied.  It is only one chapter or twenty-one verses long.  We know virtually nothing abo...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, August 15, 2022
August 15th, 2022
          Amos was another minor prophet in the Old Testament.  His name means “burden” or “burden-bearer.”  Perhaps you have felt like that was your name too.  Some people bear the burden of long-ter...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, August 11, 2022
August 11th, 2022
            Joel was a minor prophet who delivered a message from God to the southern kingdom also known as Judah.  His message was one of great earnestness—judgment was imminent upon the nation becau...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
August 10th, 2022
           Hosea was an Old Testament prophet who preached and prophesied about the same time as two other biblical prophets—Isaiah and Micah.  He spoke primarily to the northern kingdom also known as...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, May 11, 2022
May 11th, 2022
           Haggai was an Old Testament prophet.  His prophecy spans only two chapters and can be read in its entirety in probably five to ten minutes.  He is one of the Bible’s minor prophets.  Not mi...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss

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