The Message of Joel, Micah, and Habakkuk (Rev. ed.)
The Message of Joel, Micah, and Habakkuk (Rev. ed.)

The Message of Joel, Micah, and Habakkuk (Rev. ed.)

in Bible Speaks Today

by David Prior

Pages 279
Publisher IVP Academic
Published 2024
ISBN-13 978-1-5140-0647-4
Where is God in times of disaster? How can God allow suffering? What are God's people to do about moral decay in society? People throughout the ages have pondered these questions, and three of the Bible's minor prophets—Joel, Micah, and Habakkuk—offer special insight on these perennial problems.

David Prior's passage-by-passage exposition of these three books provides careful study and measured application for today's church. The people of Joel's day were devastated by a locust plague, which Joel said warned of the coming Day of the Lord. Micah rebuked a culture of corruption and moral evil. Habakkuk cried out to the Lord on account of a society bent on violence. All three point to a transcendent God who gives hope in times of uncertainty.

Part of the beloved Bible Speaks Today series, The Message of Joel, Micah and Habakkuk offers an insightful, readable exposition of the biblical text and thought-provoking discussion of how its meaning relates to contemporary life. Used by students and teachers around the world, the Bible Speaks Today commentaries are ideal for those studying or preaching the Bible and anyone who wants to delve deeper into the text. This revised edition of a classic volume features lightly updated language and a new interior design.


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