JOEL



Chapter 1

The plague of locust. Joel, declaring various judgments of God, exhorts Judah (1:1-7)
And to mourn (1:8-13)
He prescribes fasting and calling on God (1:14-20)


Chapter 2

He shows God's judgment of Zion (2:1-11)
He exhorts Judah to repent (2:12-14)
Prescribes a fast (2:15-17)
Promises a blessing (2:18-20)
He comforts Zion with present (2:21-27)
And future blessings (2:28-32)


Chapter 3

God's judgments on the enemies of His people (3:1-8)
God will be known in His judgment (3:9-17)
His blessing upon the church (3:18-21)


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AMOS



Chapter 1

Amos foretells God's judgment upon Syria (1:1-5)
Upon the Philistines (1:6-8)
Upon Tyrus (Tyre) (1:9-10)
Upon Edom (1:11-12)
Upon Ammon (1:13-15)


Chapter 2

God's wrath against Moab (2:1-3)
Against Judah (2:4-5)
And against Israel (2:6-8)
God complains of their unthankfulness (2:9-16)


Chapter 3

The necessity of God's judgment against Israel (3:1-8)
Its proclamation (3:9-15)


Chapter 4

He reproves Israel for oppression (4:1-3)
For idolatry (4:4-5)
And for faithlessness (4:6-13)


Chapter 5

A lamentation for Israel (5:1-3)
An exhortation to repentance (5:4-15)
The first woe of judgment (5:16-20)
God rejects their hypocritical service (5:21-27)


Chapter 6

The second woe of judgment. The wantonness of Israel (6:1-14)


Chapter 7

The judgments of the grasshoppers (7:1-3)
And of the fire, are averted by the prayer of Amos (7:4-6)
The rejection of Israel is signified by the plumb line along the wall (7:7-9)
Amaziah complains of Amos (7:10-13)
Amos shows his calling (7:14-15)
And Amaziah's judgment (7:16-17)


Chapter 8

A basket of summer fruit shows Israel's end is near (8:1-3)
Oppression is reproved (8:4-7)
Mourning is promised (8:8-10)
A famine of the word threatened (8:11-14)


Chapter 9

The certainty of the desolation (9:1-10)
Restoration of David's tabernacle (9:11-15)


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OBADIAH



The destruction of Edom (1:1-2)
For their pride (1:3-9)
And for their wrongs (1:10-16)
The salvation and victory of Jacob (1:17-21)


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JONAH



Chapter 1

Disobedient to the first call, Jonah flees to Tarshish (1:1-3)
He is overtaken by a tempest (1:4-10)
He is thrown into the sea (1:11-16)
And swallowed by a great fish (1:17)


Chapter 2

The prayer of Jonah (2:1-9)
He is delivered from the fish (2:10)


Chapter 3

Obededient to the second call, Jonah, sent again, preaches to the Ninevites (3:1-4)
Upon their repentance (3:5-9)
God relents and does not destroy them (3:10)


Chapter 4

Jonah is angered by God's unexpected mercy (4:1-3)
And is reproved by the sign of a gourd (4:4-11)


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MICAH



Chapter 1

Micah shows the wrath of God against Jacob for idolatry (1:1-9)
He exhorts them to mourn (1:10-16)


Chapter 2

Against oppression (2:1-3)
A lamentation (2:4-6)
A reproof of injustice and idolatry (2:7-11)
A promise to restore Jacob (2:12-13)


Chapter 3

The cruelty of the princes (3:1-4)
The false leadership of the prophets (3:5-7)
The false security of both (3:8-12)


Chapter 4

The glory (4:1-2)
Peace (4:3-7)
Kingdom (4:8-10)
And victory of the church (4:11-13)


Chapter 5

The birth of Christ (5:1-3)
His kingdom (5:4-7)
His conquest (5:8-15)


Chapter 6

God's controversy with Israel, for unkindness (6:1-5)
For ignorance (6:6-9)
For injustice (6:10-15)
And idolatry (6:16)


Chapter 7

The church, complaining of her small number (7:1-2)
And the general corruption (7:3-4)
Puts her confidence not in man, but in God (7:5-7)
She triumphs over her enemies (7:8-13)
God comforts her by His promises (7:14-15)
By confusion of her enemies (7:16-17)
And by His mercies (7:18-20)


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NAHUM



Chapter 1

The majesty of God, in goodness to His people, and severity against His enemies (1:1-15)


Chapter 2

The fearful and victorious armies of God against Nineveh (2:1-13)


Chapter 3

The miserable ruin of Nineveh (3:1-19)


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HABAKKUK



Chapter 1

Habakkuk, complaining of the iniquity of the land (1:1-4)
Is shown that God's vengeance will come through the Chaldeans (1:5-11)
He complains that the Chaldeans are worse than those they punish (1:12-17)


Chapter 2

Habakkuk, waiting for an answer, is shown that he must wait by faith (2:1-4)
The judgment upon the Chaldean for greed (2:5-8)
For covetousness (2:9-11)
For cruelty (2:12-14)
For drunkenness (2:15-17)
For idolatry (2:18-20)


Chapter 3

Habakkuk, in his prayer, trembles at God's majesty (3:1-16)
The confidence of his faith (3:17-19)


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ZEPHANIAH



Chapter 1

God's severe judgment against Judah (1:1-3)
Causes of the judgment (1:4-13)
Description of the judgment (1:14-18)


Chapter 2

An exhortation to repentance (2:1-3)
The judgment of the Philistines (2:4-7)
Of Moab and Ammon (2:8-11)
Of Ethiopia and Assyria (2:12-15)


Chapter 3

A sharp reproof of Jerusalem (3:1-7)
An exhortation to wait for Israel's restoration (3:8-13)
And to rejoice at the people's salvation (3:14-20)


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HAGGAI



Chapter 1

Haggai reproves the people for neglecting to build the Lord's house (1:1-6)
He urges them to the task (1:7-11)
He promises God's assistance (1:12-15)


Chapter 2

He encourages the people to work, by a promise of greater glory to the second temple (2:1-9)
In the figure of holy things and unclean, he shows that their sins hindered the work (2:10-19)
God's promise to Zerubbabel (2:20-23)


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ZECHARIAH



Chapter 1

Zechariah exhorts the Jews to repent (1:1-6)
The vision of the horses (1:7-11)
At the prayer of the angel, comforting promises are made to Jerusalem (1:12-17)
The vision of the four horns and the four carpenters (1:18-21)


Chapter 2

God, in His care for Jerusalem, sends a man to measure it (2:1-5)
The redemption of Zion (2:6-9)
The promise of God's presence (2:10-13)


Chapter 3

Under the type of Joshua, the restoration of Zion is foretold (3:1-7)
Christ the Branch is promised (3:8-10)


Chapter 4

By the golden candlestick is foreshown the success of Zerubbabel's foundation (4:1-10)
And by the two olive trees, the two anointed ones (4:11-13)


Chapter 5

Visions of a flying scroll (5:1-4)
And of a woman sitting in a bushel measure (5:5-11)


Chapter 6

The vision of the four chariots (6:1-8)
By the double crown of Joshua are shown the temple and kingdom of Christ the Branch (6:9-15)


Chapter 7

The captives inquire concerning fasting (7:1-3)
Zechariah reproves their fasting (7:4-7)
The cause of their captivity (7:8-14)


Chapter 8

The restoration of Jerusalem (8:1-8)
The Jews are encouraged to build (8:9-17)
Joy and enlargement are promised (8:18-23)


Chapter 9

God defends His church (9:1-8)
Zion is exhorted to rejoice for the coming of Christ and His peaceable kingdom (9:9-11)
God's promises of victory and defense (9:12-17)


Chapter 10

God to be sought, and not idols (10:1-4)
As He punished his flock for sin, so will He save and restore them (10:5-12)


Chapter 11

The destruction of Jerusalem (11:1-2)
The elect being cared for, the rest are rejected (11:3-9)
The staves of Beauty and Bands broken by the rejection of Christ (11:10-14)
The example and curse of a foolish shepherd (11:15-17)


Chapter 12

The figure of a cup of trembling (12:1-2)
And a burdensome stone (12:3-5)
The victorious restoration of Judah (12:6-8)
The repentance of Jerusalem (12:9-14)


Chapter 13

The fountain of purging for Jerusalem (13:1)
From idolatry, and false prophecy (13:2-6)
The death of Christ, and the victorious trial of a third part of the land (13:7-9)


Chapter 14

The destroyers for Jerusalem will be destroyed (14:1-3)
The coming of Christ, and the graces of His kingdom (14:4-11)
The plague of Jerusalem's enemies (14:12-15)
The remnant shall turn to the Lord (14:16-19)
And their spoils shall be holy (14:20-21)


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MALACHI



Chapter 1

God's complaint against Israel (1:1-5)
Of their disrespect for religion (1:6-11)
And profaning His name (1:12-14)


Chapter 2

He reproves the priests for neglecting their covenant (2:1-10)
And the people for idolatry (2:11-13)
For adultery and infidelity (2:14-17)


Chapter 3

Of the messenger, majesty, and grace of Christ (3:1-6)
And the people's rebellion (3:7)
Their robbing God of tithes and offerings (3:8-15)
The promise of blessing to those who fear God (3:16-18)


Chapter 4

God's judgment on the wicked (4:1)
And His blessing on the good (4:2-3)
He exhorts the people to the study of the law (4:4)
And tells of Elijah's coming (4:5-6)




CHRONOLOGY   OF   EVENTS
IN   THE   BIBLE   BY   BOOK

GENESIS EXODUS LEVITICUS NUMBERS
DEUTERONOMY JOSHUA JUDGES RUTH
1 SAMUEL 2 SAMUEL 1 KINGS 2 KINGS
1 CHRONICLES 2 CHRONICLES EZRA NEHEMIAH
ESTHER JOB PSALMS PROVERBS
ECCLESIASTES SONG OF SOLOMON ISAIAH JEREMIAH
LAMENTATIONS EZEKIEL DANIEL HOSEA
JOEL AMOS OBADIAH JONAH
MICAH NAHUM HABAKKUK ZEPHANIAH
HAGGAI ZECHARIAH MALACHI MATTHEW
MARK LUKE JOHN ACTS
ROMANS 1 CORINTHIANS 2 CORINTHIANS GALATIANS
EPHESIANS PHILIPPIANS COLOSSIANS 1 THESSALONIANS
2 THESSALONIANS 1 TIMOTHY 2 TIMOTHY TITUS
PHILEMON HEBREWS JAMES 1 PETER
2 PETER 1 JOHN 2 JOHN 3 JOHN
JUDE REVELATION


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