Overview of the Minor Prophets: Micah

We have seen that Hosea and Amos prophesied to the northern kingdom of Judah. Jonah and Obadiah prophesied to or about nations that were not Jews: Jonah to the Ninevites, and Obadiah about the Edomites. Joel had the southern kingdom of Judah in view. So did Micah.  Let’s begin with the structure of Micah’s prophecy. […]

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Study Guide on the Book of Judges (5)

Week 18 Judges 17:1-13: Image Worship in a Family With chapter 16, the chronological history of the judges is finished. Chapters 17-21 are an appendix to the book of judges which demonstrate the appalling ungodliness of Israel, and her desperate need for a king. Notice the recurring phrase in 17:6, 18:1, 19:1, and 21:25. This […]

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OUTLINE XXV (Judges 17:1-6) “MICAH’S HOUSE OF GODS” Introduction:  The events recorded in this and subsequent chapters of this book form a conclusion to the entire book.  The events are all glimpses into the life of a nation concerning which is said:  “In those days there was no king in Israel” and consequently, “everyone did […]

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