Joel

Joel

“Day of the LORD….” Overview The book of Joel is best viewed by focusing on the Day of the Lord similar to the Book of Zephaniah.  While everything that Joel prophesied was still future to him, it is possible if not likely that chapters 1-2 have already been fulfilled...
Song of Songs

Song of Songs

I am surprised when I found such a book like this is in the Bible. This is one of the two books in the Bible where God is not mentioned even once. Another, is the book of Esther. There is no mention of anything obviously spiritual in it from beginning to end. Its...
Proverbs

Proverbs

The man who is most associated with wisdom in the Bible is the man who wrote the Book of Proverbs. He asked for wisdom from the Lord to govern others and was told in 1 Kings 3:12-14: “…I will give you a wise and discerning heart… if you walk in my ways and obey my...
Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy

‘Deuteronomy’ comes from two words in the Greek language, deutero, which means ‘second’, and nomos, which means ‘law’ or simply ‘second law’. Have you noticed that the Bible often repeats itself? I remember noticing as a new-born Christian that I kept running into the...
1 & 2 Chronicles

1 & 2 Chronicles

Some TIPS on How to Read the Book of Chronicles 1 Chronicles chapter 9 gives us the clues that this book was written after the people of Judah have returned home from the Babylonian exile. The purpose of retracing the history of the Israelites from post exilic back to...
Ezekiel

Ezekiel

Some Tips on How To Read the Book of Ezekiel To read Ezekiel, we need to know the background of Ezekiel and what is happening that time. Background Who is Ezekiel? Ezekiel was born in 622BC, the year which the book of the law was discovered. Since Ezekiel’s father...