Founders Study Guide Commentary:
A Prophet in Times of Despair
By Baruch Maoz
©2011, 2016 by Baruch Maoz
132 pages (soft cover)
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About the Book
Malachi: A Prophet in Times of Despair connects the plight besetting the Jewish people of the prophet’s time and challenges facing modern Christians with words of hope and with the call to selfless obedience.
Baruch Maoz surveys the Jewish community’s circumstances in Malachi’s time, the biblical book’s characteristics and its place in the Bible, exploring the text, passage by passage to draw out the riches of the prophet’s message, helping readers connect that word to daily life.
Christians interested in Jewish Christian insights of an often overlooked prophetic book and pastors seeking inspiration for preaching and teaching will find in Malachi: A Prophet in Times of Despair a helpful guide. Readers facing frustration, disappointment, marital stress, or spiritual malaise, will find that Malachi’s message shines on the dark places of life with God’s light and guidance.
About the Author
Baruch Maoz, born in the United States, immigrated to Israel as a child with his mother. He became a Christian while serving in the Israeli army. He is a retired pastor, editor, and translator of the Old Testament into modern Hebrew, and author with books published in Hebrew, English and Dutch. He and his wife, Bracha, live in Gedera, Israel.