Old Testament Highlights (Jonah – Malachi)

Jonah

  1. Prophet who initially rejected a call from God
  2. Swallowed up by a big fish
  3. Completed his preaching to Nineveh (who repented)
  4. Heartfelt discuss under a plant

Micah

  1. Predicts the birthplace of Jesus
  2. Predicts the capture of Israel and Judah

Nahum

  1. Graphic account of the eventual destruction of Nineveh by the Babylonians

Habakkuk

  1. A prophet questioning God’s motive (I’ve been there before)

Zephaniah

  1. Great grandson of Hezekiah
  2. Predictions about the Millenium
  3. Prophecy of Israel’s cleansing and restoration

Haggai

  1. Prophet who led the rebuilding of a Temple
  2. Description of the Millenial Temple
  3. Zerubabbel was a leader for Jews exiled from Babylon

Zechariah

  1. Prophecy of the Messiah
  2. Reinstating religious laws and practice for Jews returning from Babylon
  3. Apocalyptic declaration

Malachi

  1. Prophecy of John the Baptist (the forerunner)
  2. A warning to priest