Study of Minor Prophets Intro/ Hosea / Joel / Amos / Obadiah / Jonah / Micah / Nahum / Habakkuk / Zephaniah / Haggai / Zechariah / Malachi
930 Split between Israel and Judah
800 (or toward the close of the 9th century) Joel
734-2 First attack of Israel by Assyria
722 Downfall of Israel to Assyria
621 Discovery of Book of Law
612 Destruction of Ninevah
597 1st captivity
586 final downfall of Jerusalem
536 1st wave return
516 Dedication of 2nd temple
458 Return of Ezra
445 1st return of Nehemiah
444 The law read and expounded by Ezra
432 Second return of Nehemiah
333 Alexander the Great
167-164 Maccabean Uprising
1.) What kings did Hosea prophesy during?
2.) Who did Hosea marry?
3.) What were the names of their children?
4.) What does the 1st part of 8:7 mean?
5.) What is the analogy and prophecy that Hosea makes?
1.) What infested Judah?
2.) What might this be predicting?
3.) How many years was there of Bab. captivity? Why? Why are locusts a good representation of the Babylonians?
4.) Who in the New Testament quotes 2:28-32?
1.) What was Amos's profession?
2.) What kings were reigning during his time?
3.) What cities/lands does Amos predict judgement on?
4.) In ch 7 what three things in order was God going to send.
5.) What does the third thing do?
6.) What does verse 17 predict?
7.) What did God show Amos in ch 8
8.) What does this mean?
9.) What does songs of the temple turn into howlings mean?
10.) What does the end of chapter 9 predict?
1.) What are the five one-chapter books in the Bible?
2.) Who were the two sons of Isaac?
3.) What nation came out of each of these sons?
4.) What nation does Obadiah prophecy against?
5.) In verse 3 what does clefts of rock and high habitation mean?
1.) Where is Jonah sent?
2.) Where did Jonah go instead? why?
3.) What happened on the sea?
4.) What did Jonah suggest the sailors do to calm the sea?
5.) What swallowed Jonah?
6.) How long was he in the fish?
7.) What did God ask Jonah again?
8.) What did Jonah prophecy to Ninevah?
9.) What did the people of Ninevah do?
10.) So what did God do?
11.) Why was Jonah angry?
12.) What did God give Jonah for shade?
13.) What did God have happen to the gourd?
14.) What was the purpose of this display?
1.) Who reigned during the time of Micah?
2.) What does the book of Micah predict?
3.) Ch 4 refers to the coming of Christ's Church.
Does verse 3 mean Christians should'nt fight? (see John 18:36)
1.) What city does Nahum predict will be destroyed?
2.) What empire was this the capitol of?
3.) Does this explain why Jonah was scared to go there?
4.) Who destroys Ninevah in 612 B.C.
1.) What is Habakkuk's complaint?
2.) Who is prophecied is coming to take captive?
3.) What New Testament phrase is used in Habakkuk?
1.) Who was ruling during the time of Zephaniah?
2.) What was this king noted for?
3.) What does Zephaniah prophesy?
1.) Who was king during the time of Haggai?
2.) Who does Haggai speak to?
3.) Who is Zerubbabel?
4.) What is Haggai's message to the return captives?
1.) Who was king in the time of Zechariah?
2.) What are the four horns in 1:18
3.) What do the carpenters represent?
4.) Why is this a good time to be talking about carpenters.
5.) Who does 3:8 refer to when it says the BRANCH?
6.) What is 3:9 referring to? see Eph 2:20 & 1 Pet. 2:5)
7.) What was the vision in ch 4?
8.) What do the two olive trees that give light represent?
9.) What is the vision at the beginning of ch 5?
10.)What is the vision at the end of ch 5? what does it mean?
11.) What does the end of ch.6 predict?
12.) What does the end of ch. 9 predict?
1.) What verse do we know that is similar to 3:6?
2.) What is Malachi's warning? (ch.4)