The 400 years between the writing of Malachi and the beginning of the New Testament are called the Silent Years. But was God really silent?
The 400 years between the writing of Malachi and the beginning of the New Testament are often referred to as the “Silent Years.” The term could be based on Amos 8:11-12, where Amos prophesies about a famine of hearing the Word of God. But was God really silent during this time?
Check out the new article, The Silent Years, to get a little insight into this subject.
Amos, a sheepherder from the small town of Tekoa, prophesied the destruction of the mighty Israel. Read this short outline of Amos.
Amos was a seemingly insignificant sheepherder from a small town called Tekoa. After reading Amos, however, I think you’ll agree with me that nobody is insignificant! God uses the weak things of the world to bring down the powerful.
He prophesied to the mightiest nation in the Mediterranean, a nation at the peak of its power – Israel. People mocked him. Yet history proves his prophecies true, as Israel fell to the Assyrians less than 40 years later, in 722 B.C.
Read the outline of Amos here.