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

  Rulers of the Exilic and Post-exilic Period

  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

  Rulers of the Exilic and Post-exilic Period

  Haggai:  Rebuilding in the Face of Discouragement                                                26.1

  Book Chart of Haggai                                                                                           Suppl. 26.1

  Zechariah:  Complete Notes on Zech 114 (Special edition)

  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)