The Message of the Prophets Video Lectures features 27 lessons (on 3 DVDs), offering a scholarly yet student-friendly survey of the Old Testament prophetic literature that presents the message of each prophet in its historical and biblical context and then tracks that message through the New Testament to challenge readers with what it means for them today. Old Testament scholar J. Daniel Hays focuses on synthesizing the message of the prophets, which enables students to grasp the major contours of the prophetic books clearly and concisely. After identifying what the message meant for ancient Israel, Hays helps viewers move toward application today, enabling students to gain a better understanding of God and the relationship between God and his people.

Focused on the most significant topics and discussions in the textbook, The Message of the Prophets Video Lectures is designed with the learner in mind. Each lecture is approximately 20 minutes. These lectures are an indispensable resource for students and independent learners alike.

Session Titles and Runtimes:

1 - Prophets and Prophecy (23 min)

2 - The Prophets in History (25 min)

3 - The Literature of the Prophets (19 min)

4 - The Message of the Prophets (24 min)

5 - The Prophets and Biblical Eschatology (17 min)

6 - Isaiah 1-6 (22 min)

7 - Isaiah 7-39 (15 min)

8 - Isaiah 40-55 (14 min)

9 - Isaiah 56-66 (14 min)

10 - Jeremiah 1-10 (24 min)

11 - Jeremiah 11-29 (14 min)

12 - Jeremiah 30-33 (20 min)

13 - Jeremiah 34-52, Lamentations (24 min)

14 - Ezekiel 1-16 (20 min)

15 - Ezekiel 17-32 (17 min)

16 - Ezekiel 33-48 (13 min)

17 - Daniel 1-6 (22 min)

18 - Daniel 7-12 (13 min)

19 - Introduction to the Book of The Twelve (19 min)

20 - Joel (18 min)

21 - Amos (19 min)

22 - Obadiah and Jonah (21 min)

23 - Micah (13 min)

24 - Nahum and Habakkuk (12 min)

25 - Zephaniah (13 min)

26 - Zechariah (17 min)

27 - Haggai and Malachi (17 min)


About the Author

J. Daniel Hays (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary; PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean of the Pruet School of Christian Studies and professor of Old Testament at Ouachita Baptist University. He is the author of From Every People and Nation, and he has coauthored Grasping God's Word; Preaching God's Word; Journey into God’s Word; The Story of Israel: A Biblical Theology; Iraq: Babylon of the End Times?; Apocalypse; and The Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy. He teaches adult Sunday school at his local church in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and preaches frequently throughout the nation.

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