Books of the Old Testament

Judges – Sin

Background Judges relates important episodes in the period of Israel’s settlement in Canaan between the death of Joshua and the advent of Samuel. Israel would forsake Yahweh and follow after other gods, and Yahweh would give them into the hand of an oppressor. Israel would cry out for deliverance, Yahweh would send a deliverer, and …

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Micah – Wealth

Background Micah prophesied during the years surrounding the fall of Israel to the Assyrian Empire in 722 BC. The book deals with two significant predictions: one of judgment on Israel and Judah, the other of the restoration of God’s people in the millennial kingdom. Among the areas that God judged was the topic of wealth …

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