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Hosea

Hosea Hosea was a prophet assigned to the Northern Kingdom of Israel. He served from 753-715 BC under the reign of King Jeroboam ll. The nation had prospered materially but had decayed spiritually. The people had adapted the moral behaviour and idolatrous...

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Joel

Joel Joel was a prophet from 835-796 BC and the son of Pethuel. Joel was sent to the nation of Judah, also known as the Southern Kingdom. His message was sin brings God’s judgement. Yet with God’s justice there is also great mercy. Joel began with a prophecy...

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Amos

Amos Amos (means burden or burden-bearer) was a man of God who was devoted to serving the Lord. Amos was not a prophet nor a priest, but a shepherd. God gave Amos a vision of the future (760-750 BC) and told him to take his message to Israel, the Northern...

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Turn Away From Sin

If My people who are called by name, will humble themselves and pray, and seek my face , and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. (2 Chronicles 7 verse 14)

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Obadiah

Obadiah Very little is known about Obadiah whose name means “servant of the Lord” or “worshiper of Jehovah.” Historically, Edom had constantly harassed the children of Israel. Prior to the time this book was written (Approximately 853-841 BC), the Edomites...

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Jonah

Jonah This book was written by Jonah, son of Amittai approximately 785-760 BC. Jonah the prophet was given a task by God and was reluctant to carry it out. He chose to run away from God rather than obey him. Assyria – a great, but evil empire – was Israel’s...

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Micah

Micah Micah the prophet presents the true picture of God to Israel and Judah. Throughout the book there are also prophecies about Jesus the Messiah, who will gather the people into one nation. He will be their King and ruler, acting mercifully towards...

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The Power Of Choice

Jesus Christ made the first choice To love and die for us, To offer us eternal life. We make the next choice. Either to accept or reject His offer. Without Jesus , Mankind would have no Other OPTION.

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Nahum

Nahum Nahum served as a prophet to Judah and Assyria from 663-654 BC. Nahum was a prophet to Nineveh the capital of the Assyrian Empire. Jonah (another prophet) had seen the citizens of Nineveh repent a century earlier (Read the book of Jonah), but they...

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Habakkuk

Habakkuk Habakkuk served as a prophet to Judah from 612-589 BC, during the reign of Jehoiakim. During that time Babylon was becoming the dominant world power. Habakkuk became troubled and he brought his concerns directly to God. Habakkuk’s example is...

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