Most of Israel is exiled to Babylon. Prophets warn the people of their sin and point to the hope that God will return and restore His people.
LAMENTATIONS: Laments for fallen Jerusalem.
A collection of five funeral poems offered on behalf of Jerusalem after its destruction by Babylon.
EZEKIEL: God at work in catastrophe
This book includes short sayings that invite us to practice wisdom in everyday life. The path to wisdom begins with respect of God, and leads to a life lived well in relationship with God and others.
DANIEL: Counter-cultural obedience and trust
This book contains dramatic stories of living in obedience to God in the midst of adversity – stories involving troubling dreams, a blazing furnace, and a den of lions. Even in the midst of upheaval, God is Sovereign.