Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi


Introduction to Obadiah


Introduction to Jonah

(Jonah 1:1) Was Jonah an actual historical figure? Or is the book of Jonah merely an allegory for the nation of Israel?

(Jonah 1:17) Was Jonah really swallowed (and preserved) by a whale?

(Jonah 2:1) Was Jonah in the belly of a FISH or a whale?

(Jonah 3:3) How could Nineveh be this big?

(Jonah 3:5) Is it really feasible that the entire population of Ninevah repented like this? From the preaching of one man?

(Jonah 3:6) Why would Jonah write of the “king of Nineveh” if he was writing in the eighth century BC?

(Jonah 3:10) How can God change his mind, if he is immutable?

(Jonah 3:10) Did repentance alone cover the sins of these people?


Introduction to Micah

(Mic. 5:2) Did Matthew properly cite this passage (Mt. 2:6)? Is this a prophecy of Jesus?


Introduction to Nahum


Introduction to Habakkuk


Introduction to Zephaniah


Introduction to Haggai


Introduction to Zechariah

(Zech. 3:8-9; 6:9-15) Is this prophetic of Jesus?

(Zech. 9:9) Does this passage predict Jesus coming on a colt into Jerusalem?

(Zech. 11:12-13) How does this passage predict Jesus’ betrayal?

(Zech. 12:10) Does this passage describe Jesus?

(Zech. 13:7) Who was scattered?


Introduction to Malachi

(Mal. 2:13-16) What does this passage tell us about divorce?

(Mal. 3:1) Does this refer to John the Baptist?