Minor Prophets Study

Haggai

Haggai   The name Haggai means festive.  He wrote during the same time as Confucius.  He is contemporary with Zechariah and writes during the captivity of the Persians.  He is considered the most successful of the minor prophets.  A remnant of the people had gone back to Jerusalem to rebuild Read more…

Minor Prophets Study

Zechariah 1-4

Zechariah 1-4   The message of Zechariah is God’s love and care for His people.  God gave Zechariah a view of God’s work and plan on this earth.  His mission was to encourage the people event though they were in captivity.   1.  Read 1:1,2.  What do these verses tell Read more…

Minor Prophets Study

Habakkuk

Habakkuk   Two-thirds of the book of Habakkuk are a conversation between he and God.  He is called the prophet of faith.  Let’s see what we can learn from the Grandfather of the Reformation, as he is called.   1.  What does his name mean?   2.  Read chapter 1:1-3.  Read more…

Minor Prophets Study

Zephaniah

Zephaniah   This prophet is placed last, as he was last in time, of all the minor prophets before the captivity, and not long before Jeremiah, who lived at the time of the captivity. He foretells the general destruction of Judah and Jerusalem by the Chaldeans, and sets their sins Read more…

Minor Prophets Study

Nahum

Nahum   The name of this prophet signifies a comforter; for it was a charge given to all the prophets, Comfort you, comfort you, my people: and even this prophet, though wholly taken up in foretelling the destruction of Nineveh, which speaks terror to the Assyrians, is, even in that, Read more…