Hosea has a wife and three kids that all tell the tales of an Israel who has forsaken God and God has disowned, while still giving His longsuffering hope for the future....continue reading "Hosea 2 (Israel)"
This psalm is listed along with II Kings 18 and II Chronicles 29-31, partial coverage of Hezekiah's reign....continue reading "Psalm 48"
II Chronicles 30 and 31 (Judah and Israel)
The reign of Hezekiah continues......continue reading "II Chronicles 30 and 31 (Judah and Israel)"
Isaiah 18 (Ethiopia)
Isaiah foreseeing judgment against the nations continues with Ethiopia in Chapter 18....continue reading "Isaiah 18 (Ethiopia)"
Isaiah 13 (Babylon)
After another pass at II King 16 & 17 and II Chronicles 27 & 28, Israel has fallen and has been hauled away. God has orchestrated a priest to come back and teach His ways, but the people just add that to their previous worship. Meanwhile Judah is still alive, but not thriving under Ahaz. Both book passages end with the death of Ahaz and the introduction of his successor, his son Hezekiah.
Now the Blue Letter Bible chronological reading list sends us back to Isaiah. Previously in Isaiah, he was prophesying about the end of Israel and two beautiful chapters about the Messiah....continue reading "Isaiah 13 (Babylon)"
Micah 7 (Judah; All of Us)
The final chapter....continue reading "Micah 7 (Judah; All of Us)"
Amos 9 (Israel)
Amos brings a final vision to the people in this final chapter of the book....continue reading "Amos 9 (Israel)"
II Kings 16; II Chron 28 & Isaiah 7 (Judah)
Isaiah begins with his indictment of Judah's behavior and a prophesy of their future which is also a parallel to the end times. Then we flash back to read about his calling. Now we are back in his historical timeline with the kings of his time....continue reading "II Kings 16; II Chron 28 & Isaiah 7 (Judah)"
Isaiah 2 (Judah)
I've been away for awhile with bible studies and such, so by way of review, Isaiah opens with God bringing a reoccurring vision to Isaiah and a "court case" against he people of Judah for breaking their contract. He has a message of hope and a message of destruction for all sinners (all of us). We must choose....continue reading "Isaiah 2 (Judah)"
Jonah's about to get a crash course in the concept and need to die to self....continue reading "Jonah 2"