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Name the various terms for a prophet
1. Seer
2. Servant of the Lord
3. Man of God
4. Messenger of the Lord
5. Man of the Spirit
6. Watchman
Name the three Biblical Functions of a prophet
1. Forth-tell (Proclaim)
2. Fore-tell (Predict)
3. Warning (Watchman)
What are the tests of true prophet?
1. He spoke in the name of the Lord
2. He spoke by revelation and inspiration
3. The moral character of the prophet
4. He was conscious of a definite call by God
5. Often the call was accompanied by a sign or miracle
6. His message must be in harmony with God's previous revelations
7. What he prophesied came true
8. Moral quality of the message
9. The hearer's discernment
10. The discernment of other prophets
What methods did the prophets employ to deliver their message?
1. Orally
2. In writing
3. Acting it out (symbolism)
What is meant by the words Prophetic Perfect?
Things are so certain that they will happen. They can be spoken of as if they have already happened
Name three ways that prophecy can be fulfilled
1. Literally
2. Essentially
3. Conditionally
What is a Theodicy?
The attempt to justify God's ways in the world. If God is both all-powerful and all-loving, as the Bible everywhere claims, then how can evil exist in the world? How can the wicked prosper if God is just? Why do good people suffer, and how could God let it happen?
Who was prophecy's Founding Fathers?
1. Moses
2. Samuel
3. Elijah
What were the similar features of Classical Prophecy?
1. They address all the people
2. They inform the people of God's wrath against their sin
3. They warn the people of approaching judgment
4. They call the people to repentance
5. They proclaim God's salvation for those who will turn to Him
Which books fit the category of Classical Prophecy?
Isaiah to Malachi
What are some common wrong ideas about the prophets?
1. The prophets were not hysterical babblers
2. The prophets were not fortune tellers
3. The prophets were not religious fanatics
What were the shared characteristics of the prophets?
1. Possessed hearts devoted to God
2. Possessed a strong sense of calling
3. Were Messengers
4. Were forth tellers
5. Were fore tellers
6. Were creative individuals who used a variety of techniques
What are some common themes of the Prophet's writings?
1. Covenant obligations
2. They Day of the Lord
3. The concept of Messiah
What was originally the name for Joshua and what does it mean?
Hosea - Salvation
Who did Joshua marry? What were their children's names?
Prostitute who was a type of Israel
1. Jezreel - to sow or to scatter
2. Loruhama - not pitied
3. Loami - not my people
Micah
Gives three prophetic addresses, each beginning with the word "Hear". He had many predictions about the coming Messianic Kingdom
Isaiah
The theme of the book is "God's Salvation". Traditions says that he was sawed in half. His wife was a prophetess.
Nahum
Prophesied to Ninevah, ad did Jonah, and the theme of the book is the "Judgment upon Nenevah without mercy".
Habakkuk
The theme of the book is "The Justice of God. Theo-dicy (God-Justice). Complains to God for God's silence toward sin and His judgment on Judah by a worse people. (Heathen Nation)
Zephaniah
The theme of the book is "The Severity of God's Judgment against Jerusalem and God's Goodness". Seven times he refers to "The Day of the Lord".
Jeremiah
The book is an auto-biography of the man. He is called the "Weeping Prophet." He didn't marry which was a picture of sorrow and doom upon Israel.
Ezekial
Predicted the restoration of Israel; Taken to the Valley of Dry Bones by God. God asked, "Can these bones live?"
Daniel
He was viewed as a prophet by the Hebrews. The book was grouped with the Writings, not with the Prophets
Haggai
Encouraged Israel to rebuild the Temple
Zechariah
A priest that was born in Babylon who spoke on the future establishment of God's Kingdom.
Malachi
Not sure that he was a prophet. Ezra may have been the author of the book. He spoke of the "One" who was to come who would instruct the people in righteousness. The word "curse" closes the book as well as the Old Testament
Date: The United Kingdom
1000-922
The Divided Kingdom
922-586
Battle of Qar Qar
853
The Syro-Ephraimic War
735
The Fall of Syria
732
The Fall of Samaria
722/721
Josiah's Reform
621
The Fall of Ninevah
612
The Fall of Judah
587
The Return of the Exiles
517
Alexander the Great Conquers Palestine
331
The Maccabean Revolt
168/167
Rome Captures Jerusalem
63
Jonah
A prophet of the Lord who was sent to Ninevah to prophecy. He decided he didn't want to go and set out for Tarsus. he was swallowed by a great fish.
Amos
Was not a prophet orignially, nor was he a prophet's son. He was a dresser of Sycamore trees and a tender of sheep. He had eight oracles which he gave against eight nations. He also had a vision of a Locust plague (devastating invasion).
3 Hebrew Boys
Shadrack, Mishak, Abendego
Groan/Glory
Isaiah
Rotten Sash
Jeremiah
Tears
Lamentations
Dry Bones
Ezekial
Dreams
Daniel
harlot
Hosea
Locusts
Joel
Plumbline
Amos
Brother's Keeper
Obadiah
Fish
Jonah
Day in court
Micah
Flood
Nahum
Watchtower
Habakkuk
Day of the Lord
Zephaniah
Temple
Haggai
Messiah
Zechariah
Hearts of stone
Malachi