The New Testament

The New Testament is the is the answer to the Old Testament.More precisely Christ is the fulfillment of all that the prophets saw,the psalmist saw and all the hearts hoped for! The New Testament completes and fulfills the old. the sacrifices of the old point to our Lord.The one Sacrifice. In the Old Testament the prevalence of animal sacrifice . The sacrifices of old point to our Lord.The unfulfilled purpose of God with His people Read more…

Week 26 The Inter-Testament Period or Four Hundred Silent Years

The Period Between Malachi and Mathew covers 400 years. The old Testament cannon of Scripture closed with Malachi about 397 B.C. The condition of the Jews at the beginning of this four hundred year period should be remembered. Two hundred years earlier Jerusalem had been destroyed and the people carried into Babylonian Captivity(587 B.C) the Assyrian destroyed the Northern Kingdom of Israel 135 years earlier in 722 B.C Babylon was overthrown by Medo-Persian empire,as had Read more…

Week 25 The Books of Haggai,Zechariah and Malachi

Haggai,Zechariah and Malachi were God`s messengers during the period of restoration of Jerusalem and the Temple. So they are called Post captivity Prophets. Haggai and Zechariah was to appeal and inspire the Jews to finish building the Temple, which has been discontinued. Malachi`s message was the tragic sin and the apostasy of God `s people. The Spiritual revival of the Holy city has returned to the spiritual coldness., and attained curse. Haggai Chapter 1: The Read more…

Week 24 The Books of Nahum,Habakkuk,Zephaniah

Nahum was from Capernaum. That means village of Nahum. Nahum prophesied about one hundred and fifty years after Jonah. Nahum means comfort. This is because as we see that the ungodly flourish and beat down the innocent people, we know that God has pledged to avenge them in a day to come. Luke 18:7-8, and Romans 12:9 Chapter 1: The certainty of Nineveh `s Doom. Nineveh, the capital of Assyria,was the world `s greatest city Read more…

Week 23 The Books of Obadiah,Jonah,Micah

Obadiah was Gods messenger to Edom. Edom refers to the territory settled by Esau `s descendants This Book is the shortest book in the Old Testament. Obadiah means “Servant of Jehovah, or worshiper of Yahweh. He delivered the message with intent emotion. Sela or Petra refers to the capital of Edomite, the rose red city. the ancient capital before that was Bozrah. Obadiah has a vision from God which he prophesies, verse 3:Pride deceives a Read more…

Week 22 The Books of Hosea,Joel, and Amos

Hosea was to the northern Kingdom as Jeremiah to the southern Kingdom. His personal experiences were designed by God to be an example to the nation. He looked forward to the Assyrian captivity of the northern kingdom. just like Jeremiah looked for the Babylonian captivity of the southern Kingdom. Hosea and Amos were Prophesying to the Northern Kingdom of Israel.Hosea`s prophesy is closely related to that of Amos. Amos was the native of the southern Read more…

Week 21 The Book of Daniel

The Book of Daniel is the old testament Apocalypse which means unveiling of the secret purpose of God. Which is not known until they are revealed. Revelation is the New testament Apocalypse . This is revealed by Visions which appear about 32 times. It is about the New Testament prophecies, about manifestation of Man of sin, The great tribulation,the return of the Lord, The resurrection and the Judgments.Daniel was the Prophet of the gentile, and Read more…

Week 20: The Book of Ezekiel

Ezekiel like Jeremiah was a Priest as well as a Prophet. Ezekiel means God strengthens He was taken captive to Babylon during Nebuchadnezzar s Ezekiel like Jeremiah was a Priest as well as a Prophet. Ezekiel means God strengthens He was taken captive to Babylon during Nebuchadnezzar time on second captivity. Ezekiel is the prophet of the Jews in exile, while Daniel was Gods ambassador. the message in this book is clearly “They shall know Read more…

Week 19 the Books of Jeremiah and Lamentations

Jeremiah was known as a weeping prophet and the prophet of a broken heart. the historical setting of Jeremiah is found in II Kings 22-25. Jeremiah lived in a time like our present time. Isaiah had told Judah in his prophecy that Judgement was coming unless they turned to God. Jeremiah`s message was to notify the people of Judah that their judgement was now at hand and that nothing could have save them from punishment. Read more…

Week 18 The Book of Isaiah

Isaiah is one of the Major Prophet also a Messianic Prophet. There is a description of God `s call to Isaiah in chapter 6. He got a vision,produced conviction and confession, he was forgiven and cleansed. He heard Gods┬ácall. He offered himself for service. He was commissioned to serve. He is Messianic because he foretold about the Birth of Christ in chapter 7 :14 and in Chapter 53 we see the description of Calvary. This Read more…