Tag Archives: a simple study of minor prophets


         Jonah was a contemporary prophet to Amos and Joel.  His message was to Ninevah, the capital of Assyria, before Assyria overran the Northern Kingdom of Israel.          Jonah is a straight through easy read book written as a narrative … Continue reading

Posted in Jonah, minor prophets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments


          Obadiah predicted the fall of Edom.  The Edomites were blood kin to the Israelites.  The Edomites were from the family of Esau the twin brother of Jacob the father of the Israelites.  So it was especially egregious that they … Continue reading

Posted in minor prophets, Obadiah | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments


       Last post I promised a look at  Acts 2:44-47 in which the N. T. Jesus followers  sold goods and combined resources to take care of the influx of people joining the church.  To do this, let me set the … Continue reading

Posted in Amos, minor prophets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments


           Amos, name means burden or burden-bearer, was a shepherd called by God to prophesy to the Northern Kingdom of Israel.  At that time Israel was a very rich and spoiled culture.            Chapter 1 through 2:5 is prophesy against … Continue reading

Posted in Amos, minor prophets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 4 Comments


Locust trivia:  Did you know a square-kilometre swarm of locusts can consume the same amount of food in one day as 35,000 people! https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/locusts-africa-hunger-famine-covid-19/                        Joel has witnessed the terror in the land that was caused by a host … Continue reading

Posted in minor prophets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 12 Comments


Chap. 6:1-4  People plan to return to God. But God recognizes how fickle their professed love is.  6–7  NLT  – “I want you to show love, not offer sacrifices,  I want you to know me more than I want burnt … Continue reading

Posted in Hosea, minor prophets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments