JONAH; Salvation is of the Lord

Rather than simply being the reluctant prophet, his common persona, Jonah was given one of the most amazing missions in all of Old Testament history, a mission which foreshadowed the enlargement of God's Kingdom in New Testament times. There is certainly more to this ancient prophet than meets the eye.

OBADIAH; The Kingdom is the Lord’s

Obadiah: The Kingdom Belongs to the Lord Key Text: Verse 21 “And saviours shall come up on mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORD'S.” This study embraces one of the lesser known and neglected books of the Bible.  Nevertheless there is a message in Obadiah, which fits... Continue Reading →

AMOS; THE SERMONS OF A COUNTRY PASTOR

Amos: The Herdman of Tekoa Key Text: Chapter 4:12 “Therefore thus will I do unto thee, O Israel: and because I will do this unto thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.” Amos' Biography The name Amos, according to the Jewish expert, John Gill, means “burdened”.  A most suitable name for one called to... Continue Reading →

THE RENDING OF HEARTS; Joel

There is a message of hope here, which must be transmitted from one generation to the next: “Tell ye your children...and let their children tell their children, and their children another generation” (1:3).

PLAIN WORDS FOR A BACKSLIDING PEOPLE; Hosea

Intriguingly Hosea's prophecy begins with an account of a marriage that while commanded by God was at variance with our understanding of Biblical principles...It is clear from 1:2, however, that Hosea's marriage to this woman was intended to be a picture lesson to the nation of their apostasy.

BY THE RIVERS OF BABYLON; Ezekiel

No ordinary man, at such a time, was fitted anew to raise the standard of God's truth, and rally the prostrate forces of the kingdom. One was needed, who should be capable of living alike in the past and the future, and who could see, as with open eye, and grasp, as with giant's hand, the hidden realities of faith

JEREMIAH; The Weeping Prophet

Almost 100 years after God called Isaiah to be His spokesman in Judah, He raised up Jeremiah to continue this good work.  For approximately forty years this man of God proclaimed the truth to Jerusalem but the people were unwilling to listen.

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