“For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the great fish’s belly, so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.” (Matt 12:40). There are some remarkable incidents in this wonderful and amazing book. Even though it is part of the prophetical books, Jonah’sContinue reading “Outline of Jonah”
The prophecy of Obadiah is the shortest of the Old Testament prophets, consisting of only 1 chapter with 21 verses. The interesting fact is that this prophecy is against Edom. In the following section, we will see who Edom is, and why is the prophecy against Edom.
“Prepare to meet thy God, O Israel” (Amos 4:12). These words are very serious and is applied today for someone who is not saved and does not know the Lord as Saviour. However, these words were intended for Israel to come back to God and be prepared to meet Him as their gracious God andContinue reading “Outline of Amos”
This is a very interesting title to read about. There are two main people who were called Saul in the Bible. One in the Old Testament who was the first king of Israel, and the other in the New Testament, who perhaps was the last apostle called by the risen Lord.
Having seen the order of the Historical Books, we now come to the poetical books, forming a third division of the Bible. This consists of the books of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Solomon, and these books are written in Hebrew poetry in which God intends to teach some lessons.
Having seen the order of the first five books of the Bible, we now begin with the historical books – a second division in the Bible. First, we had a background about the beginning of the earth (Genesis). Then there was the redemption of the children of Israel (Exodus). Then followed God’s holiness and HisContinue reading “The Historical Books”
“And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.” Joel 2:25. This is a verse that we often quote as Christians when we get astray from the Lord and backslide, we do not experience anyContinue reading “Outline of Joel”
The book of Ezekiel is a very interesting book among the prophetical books section in our Bible. Ezekiel was from a priestly family, so he was, in fact, a priest (chapter 1:3). Both Ezekiel and Jeremiah had similar ministries and both books present some prophetical types and point to Israel’s future restoration.
Having set before us the book of Isaiah as the beginning of the prophetical books, we come to this interesting book. There are different opinions as to the authorship of Jeremiah, some say that it was Jeremiah himself, and others are of the view that Baruch wrote the book of Jeremiah. The book begins withContinue reading “Outline of Jeremiah”