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Isaiah spoke boldly about the decadence he saw everywhere. He denounced his
countrymen's pride and their callous oppression of the poor. He was a patriotic
statesman who counseled against foreign alliances that would lead people even
further from God. His advice wasn't heeded until the time of Hezekiah, but he
wrote it down so that important lessons could be learned later (8: 16). This book
contains Isaiah's prophecies together with interpretations and supplementary
THE BOOK OF JViICAH contains the passionate prophecies of a man who
fearlessly championed the causes of his underprivileged countrymen. Micah, like
Isaiah, lived at the critical time between 725 and 700 B.C. when the northern
kingdom of Israel fell to the Assyrians and the southern kingdom nearly
capitulated. Thus he flourished shortly after the time of Hosea. Unlike the false
prophets of his day (2:6, 3:5), Micah dared to denounce the corrupt merchants,
judges, landowners, ...
It addresses issues of vital concern to the people who lived in Jerusalem about
fifty years after the prophecies of Haggai and Zechariah; and it still remains
surprisingly relevant to God's people everywhere, some 2500 years later. '
Malachi' means 'my messenger' or 'my angel', and the earliest translations from
Hebrew into other languages did not consider 'Malachi' to be a proper name.
Therefore it is reasonable to believe that these prophecies were originally
anonymous, like the two ...
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