A Summary of the OT

I finished reading the Old Testament early last week in my journey through the Bible in 90+ days. I was going to try and write a little bit about each of the last few books in the Old Testament, but those posts would be very similar to things I have already written...

Micah of Moresheth

Micah is yet another one of the prophets that God gave a clear message to. Micah shared this message with Israel and Judah and also wrote down what God revealed to him in the book of Micah. Micah lived during the reign of Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah. So his life...

Jonah – The Disobedient Prophet

I love the book of Jonah. Soon after I became a Christian a friend of mine was talking about Jonah being swallowed by a big fish. I laughed, because I thought he was making it up. It certainly sounded like a scene from Pinnochio to me. Well, it just so happens that...

Esau’s descendents given a message by Obadiah

The book of Obadiah is a message given to the Edomites. The Edomites are the descendants of Esau. Esau was Jacobs older brother that traded his inheritance for a bowl of soup. The book is only one chapter long so it is a quick read and the cliff notes version of the...

The Shepherd from Tekoa

The book of Amos is a message that a young shepherd from Tekoa received from the Lord. This shepherd was Amos. Amos lived before Israel and Judah were destroyed so he is yet another prophet at this time period, sharing a very similar message as the other prophets. A...

Joel’s Prophecy

Here is a brief commentary on the book of Joel. 1. The book begins with a section describing a horrible plague of locusts, and more locusts, and more locusts. (Joel 1:1-2:11) Now I am guessing that this is referring to the time period that Israel is destroyed be the...