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In the Beginning

The Minor Prophets — Part 2 Listen to audio  While their messages were generally shorter, the last 12 prophets of the Old Testament were anything but minor. Their prophecies speak of the punishment due to Judah and the surrounding nations because of their idolatry and unrighteousness. They describe aspects of the great trouble or shaking that God will use to bring this present evil world to an end. They prophesy about the building of God’s spiritual temple (Christ and the church) during the Gospel []

The Poetic Prophet

Micah — Part 2: Restoration “But as for me, I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me” (Micah 7:7 NASB). (Part 1 of this article was published in the May-June 2017 Herald issue on “Minor Prophets — Part 1.”) by Jeff Mezera Listen to audio  Restoration Chapters four and five of Micah are restoration chapters, detailing some of the blessings to come upon Israel and the nations in the future. []

Nahum’s Prophecy for Our Day

Nahum “Jehovah is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that take refuge in Him” (Nahum 1:7 ASV). by Robert Goodman Listen to audio  Nahum was the seventh of the Minor Prophets. His writings focused on the judgment and destruction of the Assyrian Empire. The name Nahum means “comforter” or “penitent,” and his prophetic writings provided a message of hope and encouragement to the tribe of Judah. During his life, Judah suffered under the oppression of the []

Habakkuk, the Unknown Prophet

Habakkuk “And Jehovah answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon the tablets, that he may run that readeth it. For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hasteth toward the end, and shall not lie: though it tarry, wait for it because it will surely come, it will not delay” (Habakkuk 2:2,3, RVIC. Other scriptures below from NASB 1995, unless otherwise noted.) by Len Griehs Listen to audio  Although the theme text refers to []