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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Weekly Recap #40 - (Part 5) List of Minor Prophets of the OT

Minor Prophets of the Old Testament Timeline

Date(B.C.)
Prophet
(Name Means)
Theme
of Book
Prophecies
To / About
Major Sins
840 - 830
Obadiah
Day of the Lord.
Edom's Destruction.
Israel's restoration.
Against
Edom
Edom had continual violence toward Jacob. Edom cheered when Judah taken captive.
830 - 750
Joel
Israel
(Ten Tribes
of Israel)
780 - 740
(Dove)
Sign of Commitment.
Type of Jesus Christ.
Mercy to Repentant.
Nineveh,
with implications
to all people
Cruelty of Assyrians
765 - 725
Hosea
(Salvation)
Israel
(Ten Tribes
of Israel)
760
Amos
(Burden Bearer)
Day of the Lord.
The Eternal will roar.
Israel, Judah,
Benjamin and
all nations.
Oppression of poor.
Sexual Immorality.
Wanton Luxury.
Corrupt law and men
740 - 700
Micah
(Who is
like YHVH?)
The Eternal
is just Judge
Samaria,
Jerusalem,
All Nations
Lack of justice in land.
Oppression




640 - 620
Nahum
(Consolation)
Judgment on Nineveh.
Comfort to Israel
Assyrians,
primarily city
of Nineveh
Cruelty of the Assyrians, overstepped boundaries
640 - 609
Zephaniah
(Hidden by YHVH)
God's indignation.
Who may be hidden?
Israel repents then
God saves them.
Judah, Jerusalem,
all Israel, all people
about Day of the Lord
608 - 605
Habakkuk
(Embrace)
God embraces Judah
through destroying
the Chaldeans
Babylon with
implications for
all people
Aggression and plunder.
Greed.
Graft, violence in building.
Inhumanity and Idolatry.
520
Haggai
(Festival)
The restoration Temple points to the Church
Neglect in building God's House. Procrastination.
520 - 480
Zechariah
(Remembered
by YHVH)
The coming of
God's Kingdom
preceded by
building of Temple
Joshua's filthy garments.
Lack of Judgment.
Lack of mercy and peace.
Living in evil ways.
420 - 400
Malachi
(My Messenger)
Be prepared for
the messengerthat is to come
Israel (twelve tribes)
and Israel of God
today (the church)
Priests neglecting duties. People chided for divorce, adultery, robbing God and criticizing.

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