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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. “But []

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 []

News and Views

Listen to audio  Religious Around 260 million people in the world today identify themselves as Christian Orthodox, double the number registered a century ago, according to a report from the Pew Research Center. Russia alone has more than 100 million followers, while more than 95 percent of people in predominantly Orthodox countries such as Moldova, Georgia, Romania and Greece report keeping icons at home. Yet, as popular as Orthodoxy is in Eastern Europe, this branch of Christianity seems to be losing ground in []

Zephaniah and a Pure Language

Zephaniah “For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent” (Zephaniah 3:9). by Richard Doctor Listen to audio  The opening lines of Zephaniah trace back the prophet’s paternal line over four generations and no equivalent is found in any other prophet. It is reasonable to conclude that Zephaniah was a direct descendant of King Hezekiah. This prophetic book comes from the days of good King []