Tag: Prophets

Zechariah: Prophet of Throne & Temple [Examining Biblical Literature]

Historical Background: Zechariah the prophet was preaching in Jerusalem at the same time as Haggai. They both were speaking to the Jews who had returned to begin rebuilding the city, the temple, and their people. […]

Hosea: Prophet of Sex & Worship [Examining Biblical Literature]

Historical Background: The book of Hosea seems to have developed in a similar style to the Isaiah text. There are parts of Hosea that seem to be very early, reaching back to before the Assyrian […]

Haggai: Prophet of Reassurance [Examining Biblical Literature]

Historical Background: Haggai is one of the few texts in the Old Testament that can be dated with a sense of accuracy. The date commonly accepted is around 520 to 515 BCE. Haggai gives specific […]

Isaiah: A Quilt of Prophetic Literature [Examining Biblical Literature]

This post is a part of a Read-Through project in which I am reading through biblical and extra-biblical literature. I’m reading the texts in an order based on a couple of timelines I compiled. If […]

Prophetic Spirit in the midst of an Unfaithful People [Sermon]

For a second week Marley Community Church invited me to preach. This week we focused on the life of Jeremiah and continued to learn from the character exemplified in the prophets. Thankfully, this week we […]

Lamentations: A Prophetic Song of Despair [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. If you would like to join me on this journey the […]