Category: 104: Minor Prophets

Malachi 3 – 4

Malachi 3 Malachi 3:1 Behold, I send My messenger [John Baptist (Elijah),  and the end time Elijah], and he shall clear the way before Me;  and the Lord [Messiah, the Christ], whom ye seek, will suddenly come to His temple [Christ will come unexpectedly by most, to the spiritual temple, the people in whom God’s […]

Malachi 2

Malachi 2  Malachi 2:1 And now, this commandment is for you, O ye priests.  This is especially for the leaders, elders and ministry of today’s Spiritual Ekklesia, yet every one of us is called to train to become priests of the priesthood of Melchizedek. Therefore this message is to all of the New Covenant Called […]

Malachi 1

Introduction The Book of Malachi is the last Book of the Mosaic Scriptures, and the last Book of the Prophets called during the Mosaic Covenant. Malachi was sent to prophesy about the times just before the first coming of Christ; and much in this is an applicable lesson about the situation just before Christ’s second […]

Zechariah 13 – 14

Zechariah 13 A fountain of pure water will spring forth from the Temple Mount, which is representative of the water of life, the Holy Spirit being given freely to the people in the New Covenant of Jeremiah 31:31, Ezekiel 36:26-28  and Joel 2:28! Zechariah 13:1 In that day there shall be a fountain opened to […]

Zechariah 11 – 12

Zechariah 11 When Christ comes a united Israel under the resurrected king David will rule over Gaza, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Turkey as tributary states.   The trees falling are emblematic of the nations falling.  Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Gaza and Bashan [Golan] will fall first to the Asian armies, and then after Christ comes with the […]

Zechariah 9-10

Zechariah 9 That day will surely come when Christ will come WITH the resurrected godly faithful and Israel/Judah will repent and wholeheartedly turn to God; then the knowledge of God will fill Jerusalem and spread out from there to fill the whole earth! Then Damascus will have peace and shall be subject to God. Zechariah […]

Zechariah 7-8

Zechariah 7 God reveals the way to the Mosaic Covenant promise of physical prosperity; a type of spiritual prosperity for those Called Out to the spiritual New Covenant: Keep the commandments and be zealous to build the house [especially the Spiritual Temple] of God and to live by every Word of God! Zechariah 7:1 And it came to pass […]

Zechariah 5 – 6

Zechariah 5 A series of visions about Babylon the Great and the latter days Zechariah 5:1 Then I turned, and lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a flying roll [scroll]. 5:2 And he said unto me, What seest thou? And I answered, I see a flying roll; the length thereof is twenty cubits […]

Zechariah 3 – 4

Zechariah 3 The physical high priest Joshua was a type of the spiritual High Priest Jesus Christ who delivers all sincerely repentant sinners by applying his atoning sacrifice;  cleansing them from all sincerely repented sin . ALL converted people MUST live by every Word of God with true diligent zealous enthusiasm just like Jesus Christ did and does! Salvation […]

Zechariah 1 – 2

The first four chapters of Zechariah are encouragement to Joshua and Zerubbabel to rebuild the temple and look forward to the restoration of true religion and a united Israel, and the building of Jerusalem and the Ezekiel Temple by Jesus Christ in our day.  Zerubbabel and Joshua were allegorical types of Jesus Christ the resurrected […]

Haggai

Introduction The book of Haggai is addressed directly to Zerubbabel the governor of Judea and to Joshua the high priest to encourage them to resume building the temple after the work had stopped due to local resistance.  Haggai being God’s messenger to the governor and the high priest regarding the building of the temple. This […]

Zephaniah

Zephaniah Zephaniah is about God’s judgment on the wickedness of Jerusalem which as the capital would include all of physical and spiritual Israel and their leaders. Zephaniah is also about God’s judgment on the coming New Europe of Babylon and all the world’s wicked; followed by the conversion of all nations and a Song of […]

Habakkuk

Introduction The ancient Chaldean’s lived at Babylon and although the Babylonian Empire was named after the capital city of Babylon, the actual people who built that empire were the Chaldean’s.  The Chaldean’s were a very talented and artistic people associated with the Assyrians; so artistic that Babylon was the wonder of the ancient world. Remember […]

Nahum

Introduction:   Nineveh was the capital of the Assyrian Empire and this prophecy is against Nineveh and Assyria [modern Germany, Austria and Hungary] and the latter day Babylon, the coming New Europe and its leader, called a beast in scripture.  Just as the head controls the whole body so the capital city controls and therefore […]

Micah 6 – 7

Micah 6  The Eternal’s controversy with the nations of today Micah  6:1 Hear ye now what the LORD saith; Arise, contend thou before the mountains [governments, nations], and let the hills [small nations and provinces] hear thy voice. 6:2 Hear ye, O mountains, the LORD’s controversy, and ye strong foundations of the earth: for the LORD […]

Micah 3 – 5

Micah 3 Micah cried out against the leaders and elders of the people of God Micah 3:1 And I said, Hear, I pray you, O heads [leaders] of Jacob [physical and spiritual Israel], and ye princes of the house of Israel; Is it [should you not know] not for you to know judgment? Most of […]

Micah 1 – 2

Micah Introduction: The Book of Micah is the sixth of the twelve minor prophets. It records the sayings of Micah, Mikayahu, meaning “Who is like Yahweh?”, an 8th century B.C. prophet from the village of Moresheth [near Bethlehem] in Judah The book has three major divisions, chapters 1-2, 3-5 and 6-7, each introduced by the […]

Jonah

Jonah The Book of Jonah is set during the reign of Jeroboam II (786–746 BC), when other prophets like Hosea were predicting the fall of the ten tribes of Israel to the Assyrians; which prophecies of an Assyrian attack explain Jonah’s animosity towards Nineveh the capital of Assyria. The Assyrian wave of captivities began in […]

Obadiah

INTRODUCTION: The coming regional war in the Middle East will reset regional realities bringing a genuine dialogue for peace and finally a real peace deal. When peace is declared (1 Thess 5:3) the extremist Jewish Settler Movement will work to sabotage that deal, possibly including staging an attack on the Roman Pope when he visits […]

Amos 8 – 9

Amos 8 Amos 8:1 Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and behold a basket of summer fruit. Today’s Spiritual Ekklesia is like the ripened fruit, ready to fall or be picked. 8:2 And he said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the LORD unto me, […]

Amos 4 – 5

Amos 4 The leaders of the nations of Israel and Judah and the leaders and elders of today’s Ekklesia who seek to destroy any zeal to live by every Word of God are likened to the strong bulls of the herd who dominate and seek their own advantage. Amos 4:1 Hear this word, ye kine […]

Amos 1 – 3

Amos 1 Amos 1:1 The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake. Amos was contemporary with Hosea, Jonah and Joel.  These […]

Joel 1-3

Joel 1 Joel is about the fall of the ten tribes of Israel to Assyria which was an allegory of the now rapidly approaching great tribulation and the glorious coming of Messiah.  Joel 1:1 The word of the LORD that came to Joel the son of Pethuel. 1:2 Hear this, ye old men, and give […]

Hosea 10 – 14

Hosea 10 Physical Israel is an example and instruction for the Spiritual Israel of the New Covenant called out. Hosea 10:1 Israel is an empty vine, he bringeth forth fruit unto himself: according to the multitude of his fruit he hath increased the altars; according to the goodness of his land they have made goodly images. […]

Hosea 7 – 9

Hosea 7 Today the called out consider themselves righteous, thinking that they are God’s people and that God will not hold them accountable for what they do.  They call the Sabbath holy and then routinely pollute it, claiming that they have the right to decide for themselves what is right and what is wrong; thereby exalting […]

Hosea 4 – 6

Hosea 4  Hosea 4:1 Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land. 4:2 By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out, and […]

Hosea 1 – 3

Introduction Generally, the biblical prophetic books are divided between the longer books called the Major Prophets [Isaiah – Jeremiah – Lamentations – Ezekiel –  Daniel], and the 12 shorter books called the Minor Prophets.  This is a study into the twelve shorter prophetic books sometimes called the Minor Prophets:  Hosea – Joel – Amos – […]