Obadiah: A Practical Commentary

David Field

Obadiah: A Practical Commentary
Obadiah: A Practical Commentary

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Series: Exploring the Bible
Categories: Obadiah
Tags: PastoralDevotional

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It is said that ‘the best things come in small packages’ and certainly the book of Obadiah bears that out. Weighing in at just twenty-one verses, it is packed full with good things: rich theology, powerful imagery, unsettling challenges to our thinking and living, and huge promise for the triumph of God’s purposes. Obadiah uses key biblical themes such as mountains and brothers, the kingdom of God and the day of the Lord; he challenges his hearers and readers by what he says about malice, pride and complacency; he encourages God’s people with the promise of their sure inheritance; and he raises wider matters of justice, spiritual warfare and the international spread of the kingdom of God. Furthermore, like all the prophets, Obadiah over and over points us to the kindness and justice of the Lord Jesus Christ and to the greatness of what he has done for us.

Pages: 128
Publisher: DayOne Publications
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 184625146X
ISBN-13: 9781846251467

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