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Still Some New Rich Gem Appears Some supplemental archaeological, typical, and character details are suggested here. Listen to audio  Deborah: Barak’s forces were in the north on Mt. Tabor, while Sisera was coming on the north side of the Carmel mountain range. Thus, Deborah could see storm clouds coming from the south and call Barak to battle; when the Canaanite forces saw clouds it was too late. Similarly, we need to look to heaven for direction, not to the world. Gideon: Seasons of oppression []

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 age, []

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 []