Posts with the tag “minor-prophets”
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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