Outline of the Minor Prophets:
- There are 12 minor prophets.
- The first 9 books are pre-exile.
- The last 3 books are post-exile.
- The Jews considered the minor prophets to be 1 book.
- The minor prophets are:
- Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habbakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zacheriah, Malachi.
- Hosea was the last prophet to the north.
- Hosea's Greek name is Osee - Romans 9:25
- The word "backsliding is found only in Jeremiah, Hosea, and Proverbs.
- Gomer is Hosea's wife and represents Israel.
- Hosea called the northern kingdom by three names Israel, Samaria, and Ephraim.
- Of the last 6 kings on the throne in the Northern Kingdom only 1 died of natural causes.