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THE MINOR PROPHETS LESSON 4: OBADIAH MIN. JESSIE BOOKER & MIN. TAVARAN RIDLEY, I

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  1. THE MINOR PROPHETS LESSON 4: OBADIAH MIN. JESSIE BOOKER & MIN. TAVARAN RIDLEY, I

  2. The Prophecy Of Obadiah • Obadiah’s name means _________________ • His prophecy is the ________ book in the Old Testament

  3. Purpose • The Book of Obadiah was written to show that God judges those who harm his people • It was written possibly around 855-840 B.C., or possibly 627-586B.C. • The recipients were the Edomites, the Jews in Judah, and God’s people everywhere • The book was written in the form of a dirge of doom

  4. Background to the Prophecy • Jerusalem was plundered by a coalition of ________and ___________ during the reign of Jehoram sometime around 850-843 B.C. (cp. 2 Chron. 21:16-17). • Edom gladly participated in this ________ on Judah (Obad. 11). Jehovah, therefore, summoned Obadiah to be His spokesman to Edom.

  5. The Main Message Of The Prophecy A prophecy against the Edomites, the descendants of ______. The exaltation of Zion over Seir (Edom’s mount) and the salvation of God’s people in His kingdom that will triumph over the whole world.

  6. Outline • Utter destruction of Edom decreed (vv. 1-16) A. Announcement of the judgment (vv. 1-9) 1. The decree (v. 1) 2. Condition: deceived by pride, despised and debased by Jehovah (vv. 2-4) 3. Completeness of the destruction (vv. 5-6) 4. Treachery of his allies (v. 7) 5. Failure of his wisdom and might (vv. 8-9)

  7. Outline • Utter destruction of Edom decreed (vv. 1-16) A. Announcement of the judgment (vv. 1-9) 1. The decree (v. 1) 2. Condition: deceived by pride, despised and debased by Jehovah (vv. 2-4) 3. Completeness of the destruction (vv. 5-6) 4. Treachery of his allies (v. 7) 5. Failure of his wisdom and might (vv. 8-9)

  8. Outline Cont. • Cause of the judgment (vv. 10-14) 1. Violence and unbrotherly conduct toward Judah (vv. 10-11) 2. Warning against such conduct (vv. 12-14) C. Terrors of the judgment (vv. 15-16)

  9. Outline Cont. • II. Exaltation of Israel: The kingdom of Jehovah to be established upon Mt. Zion (vv. 17-21) A. A remnant to escape to Mt. Zion (v. 17) B. Conquest of Edom (Mt. Seir) and surrounding nations (vv. 18-20) C. Jehovah’s universal sway from Mt. Zion (v. 21)

  10. Fulfillment Of The Prophecy • Obadiah prophesied that Edom would be completely cut off forever and be as though they had never been (vv. 10, 16, 18). • After the destruction of Jerusalem, the Edomites were forced from their mountain stronghold in Seir and pushed south into Judah (cp. Mal. 1:2-5). • In 126 B.C. they were conquered by the ____________ and made ______________by being circumcised. • By around 100 A.D., the Edomites had become lost to history and never heard from again

  11. Main Lessons From The Prophecy • Pride is self-_________and self-___________ (vv. 3-4; Prov. 16:18) • Whatsoever a man _____, that shall he also ______(v. 15; Gal. 6:7) • ___________ is the same as opposing God (v. 11; Mt. 12:30) • Those who trust in God will ultimately be victorious

  12. Make no mistake about it, God will be victorious and will reign forever! The End