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Title: The Minor Prophets


1
The Minor Prophets
  • Living Messages from the Old Testament
  • Spring 2007

2
The Minor Prophets Objectives for Our Study
  • Understanding God
  • His holiness
  • His righteousness
  • His justice
  • His plan
  • Historical Context
  • Kingdoms
  • Nations
  • Application
  • Gods expectations
  • NT connections
  • Personal conviction

3
The Minor Prophets Background Information
  • Old Covenant Instructors
  • Lawgiver (Moses, Neh 81,14 Jn 117 719)
  • Priests (Lev 108-11 Hos 46 Eze 2226 Mal
    27)
  • Psalmists/Poets (2 Sam 231 1 Chr 633)
  • Prophets Communicators of the Word of God
  • Influenced/inspired by the Holy Spirit Spokesmen
    for others, seers, men of god, servants,
    messengers, watchmen
  • 2 Pet 121 Jer 207-9

4
The Minor Prophets Background Information
  • Major Prophets
  • Isaiah
  • Jeremiah
  • Lamentations
  • Ezekiel
  • Daniel

5
The Minor Prophets Historical Timeline
  • Ninth Century B.C. (Early Assyrian Period)
  • Obadiah (845 B.C.)
  • Joel (830 B.C.)
  • Jonah (790-750 B.C.)
  • Historical Notes
  • Divided Kingdom
  • Assyria beginning to assert itself in Israel

6
The Minor Prophets Historical Timeline
  • Eighth Century B.C. (Assyrian Period)
  • Amos (755 B.C.)
  • Hosea (750-725 B.C.)
  • Micah (735-700 B.C.)
  • Historical Notes
  • Israel taken into Assyrian captivity (722 B.C.)
  • Parallel to the book of Isaiah proclaiming Gods
    message as Israel was being overtaken by Assyria

7
The Minor Prophets Historical Timeline
  • Seventh Century B.C. (Chaldean Period)
  • Zephaniah (630-625 B.C.)
  • Nahum (625-612 B.C.)
  • Habakkuk (625-605 B.C.)
  • Historical Notes
  • Assyria eventually defeated by Chaldeans
    (Babylon)
  • Parallel to the book of Jeremiah Gods message
    delivered as Judah was threatened by Babylon

8
The Minor Prophets Historical Timeline
  • Sixth Fifth Centuries B.C. (Exile/Post-Exile)
  • Haggai (520 B.C.)
  • Zechariah (520-518 B.C.)
  • Malachi (440 B.C.)
  • Historical Notes
  • Babylonian captivity Ezekiel Daniel deliver
    Gods message during captivity
  • These minor prophets speak after return from
    Babylon
  • Encourage Jews to rebuild temple
  • Reform the priesthood

9
The Minor Prophets Considerations
  • Political, social, religious conditions and
    contexts of the times
  • Immediate mission of prophets usually involved
    attempts to save Gods people from
    idolatry/wickedness
  • Additional prophetic messages include hope for
    the future, Messianic promises, and the eternal
    Kingdom.

10
The Minor Prophets Messages Themes
  • The holiness of God
  • The inspiration of Gods word (scripture)
  • The horrors of sin Gods forgiveness
  • Punishment mercy
  • Reverence respect for God proper worship
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