Major Messages from Minor Prophets

Major Messages from Minor Prophets

Joel – Yet Even Now, Return to Me With All Your Heart

Joel 1:3-4 (ESV) Tell your children of it,    and let your children tell their children,    and their children to another generation. What the cutting locust left,    the swarming locust has eaten.What the swarming locust left,    the hopping locust has eaten,and what the hopping locust left,    the destroying locust has eaten. Joel 2:12-14 (ESV) “Yet even now,” declares the Lord,    “return to me with all your heart,with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning;    and rend your hearts and not your garments.”Return to the Lord your God,    for he is…

Habakkuk – Yet I Will Rejoice

Habakkuk 3:16-19(ESV) I hear, and my body trembles;    my lips quiver at the sound;rottenness enters into my bones;    my legs tremble beneath me.Yet I will quietly wait for the day of trouble    to come upon people who invade us. Though the fig tree should not blossom,    nor fruit be on the vines,the produce of the olive fail    and the fields yield no food,the flock be cut off from the fold    and there be no herd in the stalls,yet I will rejoice in the Lord;    I will take…

Micah of Moresheth

Who is a God Like You? Micah 7:7-9 (ESV) But as for me, I will look to the Lord;    I will wait for the God of my salvation;    my God will hear me. Rejoice not over me, O my enemy;    when I fall, I shall rise;when I sit in darkness,    the Lord will be a light to me.I will bear the indignation of the Lord    because I have sinned against him,until he pleads my cause    and executes judgment for me.He will bring me out to the…

Amos – The Shepherd of Tekoa

Return to Me that You May Live Amos 4 English Standard Version (ESV) “Hear this word, you cows of Bashan,    who are on the mountain of Samaria,who oppress the poor, who crush the needy,    who say to your husbands, ‘Bring, that we may drink!’The Lord God has sworn by his holiness    that, behold, the days are coming upon you,when they shall take you away with hooks,    even the last of you with fishhooks.And you shall go out through the breaches,    each one straight ahead;    and you…