Minor Prophets: Amos Condemns the Nations

The way Amos chose to depict himself was as a simple man minding his own business, tending to his farm and family, when God came barreling in with an urgent message

Minor Prophets: Joel’s Vision of Restoration

Joel concluded his book with the magnificent and glorious reign of God in Jerusalem, with redeemed Israel living in a restored Judah, a prophesy yet to be fulfilled, to be looked forward to in hopeful joy.

Minor Prophets: Joel and the Holy Spirit

This was the word from the Lord they had been longing to hear. After their sackcloth and ashes, their weeping and mourning, weakened from their fasts, and sacrifices, and prayers, they longed with every fiber of their being to hear some token of God’s love and mercy towards them.

Minor Prophets: Joel's Fearsome Vision

It’s not too late to restore relationships, to repair bridges, to pray for and say yes to new opportunities. God can make up for all you didn’t do right before, He can more than make up for it! Knowing that God will restore what was lost, what was wasted, frees you and me to move into and with God’s will now—to fulfill His purpose for us today.

The Minor Prophets: An Overview

After we’ve had a chance to settle in with Hosea (who is listed first, and who also came first), it would be great to see who were contemporaries, who were probably having conversations with each other, and which prophets wrote about the same theme but ended their books very differently.