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Taken from A Commentary on the Book of the Twelve: The Minor Prophets © Copyright 2018 by Michael B. Shepherd. Published by Kregel Publications, Grand Rapids, MI. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.


The books of the twelve Minor Prophets are some of the least studied by Christians today, but they contain some of the great themes of Scripture, such as God's mercy and judgment, His covenant with Israel, the day of the Lord, and the coming of the Messiah. Arguing for a canonical unity that recognizes the Minor Prophets as one cohesive composition, Michael Shepherd explains the historical meaning of each verse of the twelve books and also provides guidance for application and preaching. Pastors, teachers, and serious students of Scripture will find a wealth of insights for understanding the Minor Prophets.




Old Testament, prophets, preaching

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Kregel Publications


Grand Rapids, MI


Biblical Studies | Religion

About the Author

Dr. Michael Shepherd taught at Louisiana College for nine years prior to joining the faculty of Cedarville University in 2015. His topics of expertise are biblical Hebrew/Aramaic language and exegesis.

Visit Dr. Shepherd's SelectedWorks page.

A Commentary on the Book of the Twelve: The Minor Prophets



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