Tag: Old Testament

How to be an Angry Prophet [Sermon]

Good morning. Thank you again for having me come to teach. I was very excited to get invited by Barb to preach not just this week but next week as well. An excitement that was […]

Jeremiah: Prophet to an Unfaithful People [Examining Biblical Literature]

This post is a part of a read-through series where I am reading through biblical and extra-biblical literature based on a couple of timelines I compiled. If you would like to join me on this […]

Habakkuk: Prophet of Justice & Fear [Examining Biblical Literature]

Habakkuk is a fascinating text struggling to understand how Israel’s god can be the good, just and all-powerful Creator while there is suffering and evil permeating his creation. Habakkuk was written in the early 6th […]

Zephaniah: Purification through Judgment [Examining Biblical Literature]

The book of Zephaniah was compiled in the late 7th century BCE and is the last prophetic writing before the Babylonian exile becomes the main prophetic focus. There seems to be an interesting development occurring […]

Nahum: Prophet of Revenge [Examining Biblical Literature]

There are evil people in this world. Evil cities, nations, and empires dedicated to oppressing others for their interests. Will God address these evils?

Joel: Prophet of the Creator [Examining Biblical Literature]

If our god is the Creator then why does his people suffer? What happens to those who have made us suffer so much? How will God overcome all this evil in us and the world?