A Guide to Understanding the Old Testament

Volume Three
From The Assyrian Menace To The Completion Of The Old Testament
Micah - Malachi

Table of Contents


PRELIMINARIES

  Preface                                                                                                               ii

  Time-line chart for the Period of the Monarchy to the Close of the OT                 iii

 

THE COLLAPSE OF THE NORTHERN KINGDOM AT THE HANDS OF ASSYRIA

  Micah:  Synthesis and Highlights of the Book                                                         1.1

  Book Chart of Micah                                                                                            Suppl. 1.1

  Hosea:  A Synthesis of the Book                                                                           2.1

  Book Chart of Hosea                                                                                            Suppl. 2.1

  Hosea:  The Use of Hosea 12 in Romans 9                                                          3.1

  Chart:  The Use of Hosea 1:6-10 and 2:23 in the NT                                             Suppl. 3.1

  Isaiah:  An Introduction to the Book                                                                       4.1

  Isaiah:  A Synthesis of the Book                                                                            5.1

  Book Chart of Isaiah                                                                                            Suppl. 5.1

  Isaiah:  Condemnation of the Nation and God's Plan for the Remnant  (Isa 16)       6.1

  Isaiah:  The Assyrian Menace and the Immanuel Prophecy (Isa 712)                    7.1

  The Fulfilment of the Immanuel Prophecy   (Isa 7:14)                                             Suppl. 7.1

  Isaiah:  The Servant Oracles  (Isa 4053)                                                              8.1

 

THE COLLAPSE OF THE SOUTHERN KINGDOM AT THE HANDS OF BABYLON

  2 Kings 1825:  The Collapse of Judah                                                                  9.1

  Nahum:  An Oracle of Judgment on Nineveh                                                         10.1

  Book Chart on Nahum                                                                                          Suppl. 10.1

  Comparison of Nineveh's War Atrocities                                                               Suppl. 10.2

  Zephaniah:  Is the 'Day of the Lord' Coming Soon?                                                11.1

  Book Chart of Zephaniah                                                                                      Suppl. 11.1

  Habakkuk:  The Prophet Who Questioned God                                                     12.1

  Book Chart of Habakkuk                                                                                      Suppl. 12.1

THE PERIOD OF THE EXILE IN BABYLON

  Jeremiah:  Historical Background & Synthesis of 120                                           13.1

  Book Chart of Jeremiah                                                                                        Suppl. 13.1

  Chart:  Historical Framework for Jeremiah                                                             Suppl. 13.2

  Jeremiah:  Synthesis of Ch 2152 and Lamentations                                               14.1

  Jeremiah:  The Doctrine of the New Covenant                                                       15.1

  Chart of the New Covenant Announcement                                                           Suppl. 15.1

  Ezekiel:  A Synthesis of the Book                                                                          16.1

  Book Chart of Ezekiel                                                                                           Suppl. 16.1

  Ezekiel:  The Tyre Oracles  (Ezek 2628)                                                              17.1

  Ezekiel:  Israel's Future Blessings  (Ezek 3348)                                                    18.1

  Chart of Ezekiel 3339                                                                                         Suppl. 18.1

  Ezekiel:  Rethinking Ezekiel's Invasion by Gog  (Ezek 3839)                                  19.1

  Daniel:  A Synthesis of the Book                                                                           20.1

  Book Chart of Daniel                                                                                            Suppl. 20.1

  Chart on the Literary Structure of Daniel 27                                                         Suppl. 20.2

  Daniel:  The Vision of Four Beasts in Ch 7                                                             21.1

  Chart:  Daniel's Vision of the Four Beasts                                                              Suppl. 21.1

  Daniel:  The Seventy Weeks Prophecy                                                                  22.1

  Chart:  Daniel's Seventy Weeks                                                                            Suppl. 22.1

  Chart:  Survey of Views on Daniel's "Seventy Weeks" Prophecy                            Suppl. 22.2

  Applicational Lessons from Daniel 9:20-27                                                            Suppl. 22.3

  Daniel's King of the North  (Dan 11:36ff.)                                                             23.1

 

THE POST-EXILIC PERIOD

  1 & 2 Chronicles:  Lessons from the Past                                                              24.1

  Book Chart of 1 & 2 Chronicles                                                                           Suppl. 24.1

  Ezra:  A Godly Leader with a Godly Influence on His Generation                           25.1

  Book Chart of Ezra                                                                                              Suppl. 25.1

  Chart of the Post-Exilic Period                                                                              Suppl. 25.2

  Haggai:  Rebuilding in the Face of Discouragement                                                26.1

  Book Chart of Haggai                                                                                           Suppl. 26.1

  Zechariah 14                                                                                                      27.1

  Book Chart of Zechariah                                                                                      Suppl. 27.1

  Zechariah 58                                                                                                      28.1

  Zechariah 911                                                                                                    29.1

  Zechariah 1214                                                                                                  30.1

  Esther:  God's Gracious Preservation of Israel                                                       31.1

  Book Chart of Esther                                                                                           Suppl. 31.1

  Nehemiah:  A Man with a Burden and Vision for God's Work                               32.1

  Book Chart of Nehemiah                                                                                      Suppl. 32.1

  Malachi:  A Synthesis of the Book                                                                         33.1

  Malachi 2:  A Summary of the Issue of Divorce and Remarriage                             Suppl. 33.1

  Malachi 3:  Giving for the New Testament Believer                                                Suppl. 33.6

  Book Chart of Malachi                                                                                         Suppl. 33.8

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS

  Chart:  Overview of the Old Testament                                                                   Suppl. 34.1
  Chart:  Themes of the Old Testament                                                                      Suppl. 34.2

  Devotional:  "The Fantasy of A Quick and Easy Success"  (Haggai 2:1-9)