Summary Of Malachi

Malachi is the last book of the Old Testament and is a book of Prophetic Oracle. It is a post-exilic book, meaning it was written after the return from captivity in Babylon. The prophet Malachi wrote it approximately 430 B.C. Key personalities include Malachi and the priests. The purpose of this book is that Malachi…

Summary Of Zechariah

The book of Zechariah is Narrative History, Prophetic and Apocalyptic in genre. It is a post-exilic book, meaning it was written after (post) the return from captivity(exile) in Babylon. The prophet Zechariah wrote chapters 1-8 approximately 520-518 B.C. (Before the temple completed), and then wrote chapters 9-14 approximately 480 B.C. (After the temple is completed). Zechariah is among…

Summary Of Haggai

The book of Haggai is Narrative History and Prophetic Oracle. The prophet Haggai wrote it approximately 520 B.C. Haggai is among the most carefully and precisely dated books in the entire Bible. It is a post-exilic book, meaning it was written after (post) the captivity (exile) in Babylon. Key personalities are Haggai, Zerubbabel, and Joshua. The purpose of this…

Work Six Days, and Then Rest

Work and get everything done during six days each week, but the seventh day is a day of rest to honor the LORD your God” (Exodus 20:9-10). Rest and recreation are so important that God put it in the “Big 10”—right up there with not committing adultery, not murdering, and not stealing. You’d say, “Well,…

Strength to Endure

Think of all the hostility he endured from sinful people; then you won’t become weary and give up. —Hebrews 12:3 How easily Jesus could have said, “You know what? Forget this. No one here appreciates me. I’m not dying for these people. They don’t deserve it.” After all, think about what He had to face.…

Adam

The first man God created. God said you shall not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. (Gen 2:17) God created Adam from dust and placed him in the garden of Eden to till the earth. God told Adam that he could eat the fruit of every tree in the garden…