In preparation for this lesson, read the introductory verses of all the books of the minor prophets books of the Old Testament (Hosea - Malachi). For example, read Hosea 1:1-7, Joel 1:1-3, etc. Write down what these verses teach us about prophetical literature of the Old Testament. What difference should this make in the way we read these biblical books?

Goals and Objectives of Lesson 4


In this lesson, we would like to accomplish the following:

1. We hope you will become more interesed in the dynamics of the divine covenant in studying the prophetical books of the Old Testament.

2. We hope you will make use of all the resources and activities of the lesson to learn the significance of the promises and judgments related to the divine covenants.

3. We hope you make some changes in your life as a response to the teachings of this lesson. It should increase your covenantal faithfulness to God and your ability to understand prophetical gifts.


When you have done the following, it will show that the goals are met:

1. Use all the resources and complete all the written assignments of the lesson, expressing your own thoughts and attitudes regarding the dynamics of the covenants of the Old Testament.

2. Obtain a satisfactory grade on the test, demonstrating that you can identify the significance of the promises and judgments related to the divine covenants.

3. Answer the application questions in the study guide, in which you apply the teachings of the lesson to your own life.

"General Instructions for Assignments"

If you are not very familiar with the process of doing the assignments for a lesson, you should read this PDF tutorial found in the "Instructions" section of Lesson 1. It will guide you through the lesson, step by step. If you are already familiar with the process, you may skip this and go to the more specific "Instructions for Lesson 4."

"Instructions for Lesson 4"

Carefully read these instructions. You may want to print them out so that you can refer to them as you proceed through the assignments.

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