Prophecy
Genre

Prophecy is the words of the Old Testament prophets that affirm the trajectory of God’s covenant relationship and leads us to Christ in the new covenant.

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Haggai 2:20-23

Locate the passage This is Haggai’s fourth message. It is also delivered on December 18, 520 BC, three months after the work on the temple had begun. Genre Prophetic oracle of salvation that is both messianic and apocalyptic Determine the structure of the pa... Read More »

Haggai 2:10-19

Locate the passage This is Haggai’s third message. It is delivered on December 18, 520 BC, three months after the work on the temple had begun. Genre Prophetic oracle of blessing introduced by narrative prose Determine the structure of the passage (v. 10) Na... Read More »

Haggai 2:1-9

Locate the passage This is Haggai’s second message. It is delivered on October 17, 520 BC, less than one month after the work of rebuilding the temple began. Genre Hortatory oracle of blessing introduced by narrative prose Determine the structure of the pass... Read More »

Haggai 1:1-15

Locate the passage Four messages of Haggai are recorded in this book. Haggai 1:1-15 is the situation, content, and result of Haggai’s first message. Genre Haggai is prophecy, but it is not written in the typical poetic form. Rather, Haggai is framed by narra... Read More »

Preaching Prophecy

If the prophets are the leftovers of preaching, the Minor prophets are the vegetables—the really, really, last resort in text selection. With the exception of Jonah, rarely is a Minor prophet a go-to text. Why is it that these major chunks of the Old Testame... Read More »

Our Life In Exile

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Our Life In Exile by Southwestern professor, Dr. Malcom Yarnell. Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – April 5, 2012

SWBTS Chapel sermon for April 5, 2012 by Dr. Thomas White. Read More »

Daniel’s 70th Week

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Daniel’s 70th Week by Southwestern president, Dr. Paige Patterson. Read More »

Empires at Sunset

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Empires at Sunset by Southwestern president, Dr. Paige Patterson. Read More »

Belshazzar’s Zoo

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Belshazzar’s Zoo by Southwestern president, Dr. Paige Patterson. Read More »

Who is a God like You? Theological Themes in Micah

Introduction “Describe the universe and give two examples.” I remember this tongue-in-cheek exam question my high school physics teacher tossed before our class with a smile on his face. Of course, answering the question is impossible. One may atte... Read More »

Micah – The Man and His Times

Name and Location The prophet Micah lived in a turbulent time for the divided kingdoms of Israel and Judah. His name is a shortened variation of the name Micaiah, which means “who is like Yahweh.”[1]Also found in Judges 17-18; 1Kings 22. The name p... Read More »