Isaiah

Detailed outline of the Book of Isaiah – prophecies, judgement, woes

Messages of Rebuke and Promise (chs. 1–6) Introduction: Charges against Judah for Breaking the Covenant (ch. 1) The Future Discipline and Glory of Judah and Jerusalem (chs. 2–4) Jerusalem’s future blessings (2:1–5) The Lord’s discipline of Judah (2:6—4:1) The restoration of Zion (4:2–6) The Nation’s Judgment and Exile (ch. 5)…
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Jeremiah

Detailed outline of the book of Jeremiah – Exhortations to Judah, fall of Jerusalem, judgment against nations

Call of the Prophet (ch. 1) Warnings and Exhortations to Judah (chs. 2–35) Earliest Discourses (chs. 2–6) Temple Message (chs. 7–10) Covenant and Conspiracy (chs. 11–13) Messages concerning the Drought (chs. 14–15) Disaster and Comfort (16:1—17:18) Command to Keep the Sabbath Holy (17:19–27) Lessons from the Potter (chs. 18–20) Condemnation…
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Ezekiel

Detailed outline of the book of Ezekiel – oracles of judgment against nations, judgment and consolation for Israel

The name "Ezekiel" means "God strengthens".  From the book, we know that Ezekiel was the son of a man named Buzi and that he was a priest taken captive to Babylon in 597 BC.  He lived in a home near the river Chebar, an irrigation canal that channeled the Euphrates…
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Hosea

Detailed outline of the Book of Hosea

Superscription (1:1) The Unfaithful Wife and the Faithful Husband (1:2—3:5) The Children as Signs (1:2—2:1) The Unfaithful Wife (2:2–23) The Lord’s judgment of Israel (2:2–13) The Lord’s restoration of Israel (2:14–23) The Faithful Husband (ch. 3) The Unfaithful Nation and the Faithful God (chs. 4–14) Israel’s Unfaithfulness (4:1—6:3) The general…
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Amos

Detailed outline of the Book of Amos

Superscription (1:1) Introduction to Amos’s Message (1:2) Oracles against the Nations, including Judah and Israel (1:3—2:16) Judgment on Aram (1:3–5) Judgment on Philistia (1:6–8) Judgment on Phoenicia (1:9–10) Judgment on Edom (1:11–12) Judgment on Ammon (1:13–15) Judgment on Moab (2:1–3) Judgment on Judah (2:4–5) Judgment on Israel (2:6–16) Ruthless oppression…
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Obadiah

Detailed outline of the Book of Obadiah

Title and introduction (1) Judgment on Edom (2-14) Edom’s Destruction Announced (2-7) The Humbling of her Pride (2-4) The Completeness of her destruction (5-7) Edom’s Destruction Reaffirmed (8-14) Her Shame and Destruction (8-10) Her Crimes Against Israel (11-14) The Day of the Lord (15-21) Judgment on the Nations but Deliverance…
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Jonah

Detailed outline of the Book of Jonah

Jonah Flees His Mission (chs. 1–2) Jonah’s Commission and Flight (1:1–3) The Endangered Sailors’ Cry to Their Gods (1:4–6) Jonah’s Disobedience Exposed (1:7–10) Jonah’s Punishment and Deliverance (1:11—2:1; 2:10) His Prayer of Thanksgiving (2:2–9) Jonah Reluctantly Fulfills His Mission (chs. 3–4) Jonah’s Renewed Commission and Obedience (3:1–4) The Endangered Ninevites’…
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