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Said to Jeroboam would extend the kingdom
Jonah
The prophet of God's justice
Amos
Was a herdsman and dresser of trees, came from the village of Tekoa in Judah
Amos
Preached about the enemies destruction, ministry was probably very short, tells of coming exile in 5 vision
Amos
The prophet of God's love, probably witnessed the fall of Samaria, Told to Marry Gomer
Hosea
Warns Rehoboam not to fight Jeroboam
Shemaiah
Tell Jeroboam of coming reign, tells Jeroboam's wife of son's coming death
Ahijah
Rebukes Asa for alliance with Syria
Hanani
Confronts Ahab in Naboth's vineyard
Elijah
Tells of how a famine will be broken, and food will be plentiful in a days time
Elisha
Born during Manasseh's reign, experienced the plunge into wickedness
Zephaniah
Very active during Amon's 2 year reign, Saw the judgement of Judah coming, brought about the religious awakening of Josiah's time
Zephaniah
Preeminently the persecuted prophet, has little to say about future hopes, lived during last 40 years of Judah
Jeremiah
Born in Anathoth, 3 miles from Jerusalem
Jeremiah
Had a personal scribe named Baruch, chronology of his book is confused
Jeremiah
Called in the 13th year of Josiah, saw fall of Jerusalem of Judah
Jeremiah
Told he was chosen by God before birth, told 3 times not to pray for his people, Often called the weeping prophet
Jeremiah
A linen Sash represents Judahs pride, told not to marry or have children, is taught a lesson in the potters house
Jeremiah
Is arrested, beaten and put in stocks, tells Jehoiakim he will die like an ass
Jeremiah
Tells captivity will last for 70 years, makes a wooden yoke and wears it, broken by Hananiah, tells hannaniah he will die for it
Jeremiah
Told to buy ground while in prison, when Babylon comes he is arrested, put in an abandoned cistern, taken to Egypt against his will
Jeremiah
Shortest book of the Old Testament, Talks exclusively to Edomites, Edom will be judged because of their treatment of Israel, He may have been an Edomite
Obadiah
Speaks exclusively to Assyrians, Gives most vivid Battle scenes, internal clues tell when he spoke
Nahum
Speaks exclusively to Babylonians, Has a dialogue with God in which he asks why? Resolves his difficulty by expressing his faith in God
Habakkuk
Spoke at a time of a severe locust plague, "It speaks of judgement to come"
Joel
Before end times God will pour out his spirit-prophecy and dreams will increase, partially fulfilled in the day of pentecost, tells of final judgment in the valley of Jehoshaphat
Joel
Born and reared in Jerusalem, born in days of prosperity
Isaiah
Tiglath Pilesar and Assyria on the rise, was called in the year that Uzziah died
Isaiah
His call was in the temple, a vision, Critical scholars think his book was written by three men
Isaiah
Quoted 20 times in the NT, tells of his call in Chapter six, gives unique parable in chapter 5
Isaiaha
Gives virgin birth prophecy to Ahaz, Tells of coming universal peace, tells of return of the Jews to Israel
Isaiah
Lord of Hosts expression often used, Called treaties covenants with death, counseled against relying on Egypt
Isaiah
Goes barefooted and naked for 3 years, tells of Hezekiahs illness and war with Sennacherib
Isaiah
Was probably martyred by Manasseh
Isaiah
Contemporary to Isaiah, does not mention Isaiah, but close in message, was a rustic rural prophet
Micah
Tells of universal peace when swords are beaten into plowshares, tells where the Messiah is to be born
Micah