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Selections From the Prophets Week 10

Jonah (Postexilic): A Tale of Two Cities: Jonah 3:6–10

As mentioned in our introduction to the Prophets, one of the things that ironically unify the prophetic literature is the diversity we find. In all but one book of the Prophets, the major theme is found in the message of God given to the prophet and then spoken through the prophet to Israel. Full reading and audio »


Selections From the Prophets Week 9

Ezekiel: A Heart of Stone for a Heart of Flesh: Ezekiel 36:22–28

We live in a culture where people have a difficult time believing in anything that goes beyond the rational and scientific. As we heard in our reflections from the prophet Habakkuk, to have faith is so essential to life that it will change everything. Full reading and audio »


Selections From the Prophets Week 8

Jeremiah (Postexilic) — Seeking the Welfare of the City: Jeremiah 29:4–14

As we turn now to the prophecy of Jeremiah, we are introduced to a theme that runs throughout the Old Testament and the story of Israel: living as people in exile. Full reading and audio »


Selections From the Prophets Week 7

The Righteous Shall Live by His Faithfulness: Habakkuk 2

The Talmud is a collection of rabbinical entitled the Makkot (23b–24a) there is a famous debate seeking to reduce duties of faith to the most basic principle… Full reading and audio »