By C. Hassell Bullock
The outdated testomony prophets spoke to Israel in occasions of old and ethical obstacle. They observed themselves as being part of a narrative that God was once weaving all through history--a tale of repentance, encouragement, and a coming Messiah. during this up-to-date introductory ebook, each one significant and minor prophet and his writing are clustered with the key historic occasions in their time.
Our generational distance from the age of the prophets may appear to be a measureless chasm. but we dare no longer make the error of assuming that passing years have rendered beside the point not just the previous testomony prophets, but in addition the God who comprehends, spans, and transcends all time. In those pages, C. Hassell Bullock provides a transparent photograph of a few of history's such a lot profound spokesmen--the previous testomony prophets--and the God who formed them.
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An Introduction to the Old Testament Prophetic Books by C. Hassell Bullock