Zechariah

Zechariah

Some Tips on How To Read the Book of Zechariah The story so far… After the pagan king allowed the exiles to return home (538BC), some chose to return but many stayed. Those who returned went back to devastation- temple and land plundered and leaders carried off. The...
Numbers

Numbers

Some Tips on How To Read the Book of Numbers A month after the Israelites left Egypt, almost like a new beginning a census was ordered by God. This book traces their 39 years of wilderness experience from Sinai to eastern side of Jordan. Restart Day 1:  chp 1-2...
James

James

Some Tips on How To Read the Book of James Day 1:    Read 1:1 Think about: Who is James? What did he call himself? Who is the letter addressed to? Day 2: Reread 1:1 and imagine what kind of situations the people scattered all over the world are in. Now Read 1:2-18....
Lamentations

Lamentations

Some Tips on How To Read the Book of Lamentations Destruction and devastation These are 2 words to describe Jerusalem when you read through the book of Lamentations. In the writing, Jerusalem is personified as a woman who was once known as a queen. Many of us might...
Malachi

Malachi

The people were living in an uneventful period where God seems to be far away or have forgotten His people. It was after the exile and the Israelites have finished rebuilding the temple and the wall, but the land they live in is still barren and life is hard. So the...
Haggai

Haggai

Some Tips on How to Read the Book of Haggai Haggai can be read in one sitting. To read Haggai, we need to know the history of the people of God. Background : THE RETURN TO JERUSALEM Haggai was a great encourager to the depressing situation in Jerusalem. When King...