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A Brief Overview of Each Book of the Bible – Part 2

This is an excerpt from the book ‘Christianity Rediscovered, In Pursuit of God and the Path to Eternal Life: Book 1’ by Mathew Backholer and is used by permission. 

Proverbs – Wisdom for life.

Ecclesiastes – Philosophy of life and God.

Song of Solomon – A love story; also a picture of Jesus and the Church.

Isaiah – The small Bible, a prophet of hope.

Jeremiah – A weeping prophet.

Lamentations – The fall of Jerusalem reviewed.

Ezekiel – Dramatic prophecies by the prophet of future glory.

Daniel – Promotion of Daniel, miracles, intercession and prophecy.

Hosea – The love of God showed by Hosea loving an unlovely prostitute.

Joel – The day of the Lord and the great revival prophecy.

Amos – A farmer’s boy becomes a prophet of justice.

Obadiah – Doom.

Jonah – A large fish, Nineveh and revival.

Micah – Restitution.

Nahum – Retribution; judgement for Nineveh.

Habakkuk – The prophet of doubt and faith.

Zephaniah – The prophet of judgement.

Haggai – Dedication to God and of Him to His people.

Zechariah – Restoration.

Malachi – Expectation of the Messiah (Saviour).

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By Mathew Backholer. Find out about Mathew’s books here.