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Category: Minor Prophets

Hosea 8 – 14

Hosea 8 God commands to blast a warning like a trumpet, calling people to sincerely repent; the enemy is at the gates the correction of the LORD is at hand!  Because of our sins of idolatry, Sabbath breaking and rejecting godly knowledge  and our spiritual adultery; our correction is at hand! Hosea 8:1 Set the trumpet to thy mouth. […]

Hosea 1 – 7

Introduction Generally, the biblical prophetic books are divided between the longer books called the Major Prophets [Isaiah – Jeremiah – Lamentations- Ezekiel and  Daniel], and the shorter books arecalled the Minor Prophets.  This is a study into the twelve minor prophets:  Hosea – Joel – Amos – Obadiah – Jonah – Micah – Nahum – Habakkuk- […]

Daniel: Part 2

Daniel 6 After taking over Babylon the Medo-Persian empire replaced the Chaldeans and continued the same Babylonian religious political system.  Then king Darius the Mede organized his kingdom into 120 provinces and made Daniel his prime minister. Daniel 6:1 It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty princes, which should be over the […]

Zechariah

Updated Nov, 2015 Zechariah is dual, and is about the building of the nation, the temple and Jerusalem, and the restoration of true religion in the days of Ezra Nehemiah [details to be found in those books] as an allegory about the restoration of true religion and a united Israel, and the building of Jerusalem and […]

First Thessalonians

First Thessalonians The epistles to the Thessalonians were recorded and preserved for God’s faithful pillars, who stand unshakable on every Word of God; and encourages them in their patient enduring while giving them key prophetic information. A greeting to the spiritually called out.  While the epistles of Paul are addressed to individual congregations; they are likewise preserved as Holy Scripture and […]

Haggai and The Building of The Temple

Updated:  Nov, 2015 A Message From God to us Today; Through God’s Prophet Haggai Introduction: The book of Haggai is addressed directly to Zerubbabel the governor of Judea and to Joshua the high priest, during the period of building the temple, before Ezra came to restore the true religion.  Haggai being the messenger to the […]

Micah

Updated Nov 2015 Introduction: The Book of Micah is the sixth of the twelve minor prophets. It records the sayings of Micah, Mikayahu, meaning “Who is like Yahweh?”, an 8th century B.C. prophet from the village of Moresheth [near Bethlehem] in Judah The book has three major divisions, chapters 1-2, 3-5 and 6-7, each introduced […]

Zephaniah

Updated Nov, 2015 Zephaniah This prophecy is about the judgment against the wickedness of physical and spiritual Judah and Israel; the day of the Lord; and the judgment against the coming New Europe of Babylon; the wickedness of Jerusalem which would also include spiritual Israel and their leaders; and the conversion of all nations and […]

Habakkuk

Updated Oct, 2015 Habakkuk Introduction The ancient Chaldeans lived at Babylon and although the Babylonian Empire was named after the capitol city of Babylon, the actual people who built that empire were the Chaldeans.  Remember Nebuchadnezzar of Daniel and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon which he built. The Chaldeans were a very talented and artistic […]

Nahum

Updates Nov, 2015 INTRODUCTION:   Nineveh was the capitol of the Assyrian Empire and this prophecy against Nineveh and Assyria [modern Germany, Austria and Hungary] is for them and the latter day Babylon, the coming New Europe and its leader, called a beast in scripture.  As the head controls the whole body so the capital city […]

Obadiah

Updated Nov 2015 INTRODUCTION: The coming regional war in the Middle East will reset regional realities bringing a genuine dialogue for peace and finally a real peace deal. When peace is declared [1 Thess 5:3] the extremist Jewish Settler Movement will work to sabotage that deal, possibly including staging an attack on the Pope when […]

Jonah

Updated Nov 2015 Jonah The Book of Jonah is far more than a history of a reluctant prophet and the citizens of Nineveh. It is an allegorical prophecy about the burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ and points to the God’s mercy. This Book, like the Book of Ruth; is especially appropriate for the Passover and […]

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