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Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (People"s Bible)

James J. Westendorf

Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (People"s Bible)

by James J. Westendorf

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Published by Northwestern Pub House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical Studies - General,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9447574M
    ISBN 100810012421
    ISBN 109780810012424

    Explain that the prophet Zephaniah probably lived during the time of Habakkuk, Jeremiah, Lehi, and other prophets, and he joined them in warning the kingdom of Judah of approaching destruction. Zephaniah’s prophecies also apply to the latter days and warn of the calamities to come before the . Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. IN CONTINUING our brief examination of the books comprising the Holy Scriptures, this article will examine those written by the last seven of what are known as the Minor Prophets.

    Zephaniah was probably a contemporary of Jeremiah, Nahum, and possibly Habakkuk. His preaching was during the advance of another enemy to Judah, the Scythians. “ he announced that these pitiless destroyers were Jehovah’s instrument of punishment, and the catastrophe that threatened His day of judgment” (J. R. Dummelow, ed. Download nahum habakkuk zephaniah a christian interpretation or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get nahum habakkuk zephaniah a christian interpretation book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Jonah Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah.

    ← back to Sermons. Class Nahum, Habakkuk & Zephaniah. Series: Old Testament Overview Category: Core Seminars, Salvation, Fear & Anxiety, Sovereignty of God, The Wrath of God, Faith, Predestination and Election, The End Times / Return of Christ, Indwelling Sin Detail: Introduction. Good morning, and welcome to the Old Testament overview class! Habakkuk therefore was a contemporary of Jeremiah. Habakkuk also bears several similarities with Jeremiah, for example his sensitive nature and his grief over the condition of the people of God. 2. Purpose of Writing. Habakkuk, the 8 th of the Minor Prophets, occupies a special place.


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Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (People"s Bible) by James J. Westendorf Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although we know practically nothing about Nahum as a person, we can judge from the contents of his book that he was not a prophet in the true sense of the word. He was a poet who possessed a remarkable style of writing and who described in unforgettable language the fall of Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian empire, in B.C.

The books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah are often neglected by pastor and people alike, to the loss of all concerned. These prophets were not only astute observers of their time and authors of literary distinction, they were also spiritually sensitive men who held a high concern for God’s person and reputation.

Their pronouncements on the greed, materialism, and spiritual and moral decay. After first dealing with the relevant background issues of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah -- redemptive-historical setting, Habakkuk perspective, date and authorship, and so on -- Robertson applies the care and precision of an exegete and the concern of Cited by: Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries Book 27) - Kindle edition by Baker, David W.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries Book 27)/5(5).

The book of Nahum is a collection of poems announcing the downfall of Assyria, one of Israel's worst oppressors. Referencing Daniel, Exodus, Isaiah and Babylon, Nahum shows us that the destruction of Nineveh and Assyria are examples of how God works in history in every age.

Author: Zephaniah identifies the author of the Book of Zephaniah as the Prophet Zephaniah. The name Zephaniah means "defended by God." Date of Writing: The book of Zephaniah was written during the reign of King Josiah, likely in the early part of his reign, between and BC.

Purpose of Writing: Zephaniah’s message of judgment and encouragement contains three major. Like Nahum, the book of Zephaniah proceeds in a 3 For justification of Hab as epic, see R.

Patterson, "The Psalm of Habakkuk," GTJ 8 (): File Size: KB. The books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah are often neglected by pastor and people alike, to the loss of all concerned.

These prophets were not only astute observers of their time and authors of literary distinction, they were also spiritually sensitive men who held a. The close-knit bond between prophecy and history, according to O.

Palmer Robertson, becomes particularly clear through the study of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. As the historical context of their messages is explored, it becomes ever more apparent that biblical history -- in addition to providing the context for prophecy -- actually embodies /5.

The Problem of Assyria. An EasyEnglish Bible Version and Commentary ( word vocabulary) on the Books of Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah.

Translators could also find the translated Bible text useful, as the writer translated from the Hebrew tex t. History and prophecy merge in the books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. The crises of Judah and its neighbors, bewailed by the three prophets, anticipated world-shaking events that were yet to come.

Robertson combines biblical theology with contemporary awareness, confronting readers with the ancient call to repentance and faith. As with every volume of the New International Commentary Pages: Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nahum's prophecy of Ninevah's coming destruction. Habakku /5. From the Wisdom Commentary series.

This volume offers a womanist and feminist analysis of the books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah, attending to translation and textual issues, use of power and agency, and constructions of gender and its significance for the real and metaphorical women in the : Wilda C.

Gafney. The book of Habakkuk is a compilation of the prophet's laments, not an accusation against Israel and its sin or a message to the people on God's behalf like some of the other prophetic books. Instead, Habakkuk questions God's goodness because he sees so much injustice, evil and tragedy in the world.

The subject of Nahum's prophecy is the approaching complete and final destruction of Nineveh, the capital of the great and at that time flourishing Assyrian empire. Ashurbanipal was at the height of his glory. Nineveh was a city of vast extent, and was then the center of the civilization and commerce of the world, according to Nahum a "bloody city all full of lies and robbery" (), a reference.

Highlights From the Books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. THE Assyrian world power has already devastated Samaria, the capital of the ten-tribe kingdom of Israel.

Assyria has also long been a menace to Judah. The prophet Nahum of Judah has a word regarding the Assyrian capital, Nineveh. Nahum prophecies the destruction of Nineveh.

Habakkuk questions the Lord of Israel. Zephaniah warns the last great king of Jerusalem. David W. Baker examines the authorship, composition, structure and historical context of each book and highlights the authors' major themes.

The book of Habakkuk, perhaps completed in B.C.E., foretells how Jehovah will use that world power as his agent for executing judgment and what will eventually befall Babylon. The prophet Zephaniah of Judah predates both Nahum and Habakkuk.

As you study these, you too will find hope. Group or individual study includes a daily guide to help you discover truth for yourself, questions for discussion, a thought for the week, and a memory challenge.

Finding Hope When Life Seems Dark: Hosea, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah - eBook () by Kay Arthur, Pete DeLacy/5(6). After first dealing with the relevant background issues of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah -- redemptive-historical setting, theological perspective, date and authorship, and so on -- Robertson applies the care and precision of an exegete and the concern of a pastor to his verse-by-verse exposition of each book/5(33).

Readers of this blog will notice that my top 5 suggestions for Zephaniah commentaries are identical to my top 5 suggestions for Nahum and Habakkuk commentaries. As mentioned previously, Robertson is very helpful at explaining the larger theological themes found /5(17).Notwithstanding the emphasis of Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah on punishment, people also begin to re-learn how to work in faithful service to God during this period.

This is fully explored in Theology of Work Project articles such as Jeremiah & Lamentations and Work and Daniel and Work, but is also hinted at here in the Book of the Twelve.Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah Gafney, Wilda C.

M. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, pp. xxxvii + $ Series Information Wisdom Commentary Description: From the Wisdom Commentary series. This volume offers a womanist and feminist analysis of the books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah, attending to translation and textual issues, use.