Tag Archives: Minor Prophets

Has the west stuffed up its ordering of the Old Testament books?

During this semester at college I have been studying only one subject, that being the Minor Prophets. During the semester I have been stretched, been involved and truly enjoyed the subject. My thinking has gone on many tangents over the … Continue reading

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Weekly Reflection: Zephaniah

Zephaniah Reflection Zephaniah means treasured or hidden of Yahweh, which is an interesting play on words in that Israel was supposed to be the Lord’s, treasure as well as being meant to be hidden from their enemies in the Lord. … Continue reading

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There are two distinct parallel exodus stories in the OT

College resumed this week after a three week mid semester break. Today we were working through the book of Haggai and the post exilic period where we discussed that it was during the exilic / post exilic period when the Pentateuch was edited … Continue reading

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Weekly Reflection; Nahum

The prophetic book of Nahum is interesting for a number of reasons. 1. Its structure is more poetic than the others. 2. Its intent seems to one of gloating and glee over the misfortune and total destruction of Nineveh. I … Continue reading

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Book Review :The Minor Prophets; An Exegetical and Expository Commentary.

Yesterday I went to Koorong to buy my dear wife a birthday gift or two. I also picked up a Exegetical and Expository Commentary of the Minor Prophets. Normally priced around $70.00, I was blessed to be able to purchase … Continue reading

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Random thoughts on Jacob, Esau, Romans and the Minor Prophets

As part of my studies of the Minor Prophets I have been reading through this paper. Tradition, History, and Our Story: Some Observations on Jacob and Esau in the Books of Obadiah and Malachi. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Vol … Continue reading

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