Study Guide

The Twelve Minor Prophets Figures

God

Yahweh is back, and this time it’s not personal. Instead, the God of the Minor Prophets is...

The Twelve Prophets

The twelve Minor Prophets are the Seven Dwarves of the Hebrew Bible. Sure, they don’t match...

Hosea

What do you call the man who has a thing for women who openly cheat on him? Well, lots of things,...

Joel

The prophet Joel is ancient Israel’s number one writer of socially conscious science...

Amos

Many scholars believe that Amos was the earliest of all of the biblical prophets to have his...

Obadiah

Obadiah is the Minor Prophets’ one-chapter wonder, taking all of twenty-one verses to...

Jonah

Jonah is God’s man on the run. The Assyrians have invaded Israel, making life miserable for...

Micah

Put Hosea, Joel and Amos in a blender et voila, it’s the prophet Micah. A lowly country...

Nahum

So there you are, an ancient Assyrian, and Yahweh uses you as a holy weapon of judgment on his...

Habakkuk

“Are we there yet?” “Why is the sky blue?”“Why did God let my puppy...

Zephaniah

Zephaniah’s classy ancestry is laid out right at the start: he’s descended from the...

Haggai

The Jewish people are coming home to Jerusalem after seventy years of Babylonian exile, so...

Zechariah

As the son of a priest, Iddo, Zechariah’s interested in the restoration of the high priests...

Malachi

Malachi is the last of the Hebrew prophets until the time when Yahweh is going to judge the...

Politicians and Priests

The Minor Prophets have a lot to say about religious and government leaders. Seldom is heard an...

Gomer and Her Family

Hosea monologues in the name of God for 14 chapters, but no other creature is stirring, not even...