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29 Cards in this Set

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Four Tests of a Prophet
Like Moses
Speaks in the name of YHWH
Words come true
Conforms to the Law
Three stages in the history of the prophetic office
Prophet Leader
Prophet distinct from polititical leader
Moves from Oral in nature to written.
Four key prophets who also held political leadership
Saul (though limited)
David (through the Psalms)
Five considerations to remember when interpreting prophetic literature
Dual Fulfillment
Truncated Time Perspective
Physical vs. Spiritual
Three main issues with the prophetic message
Idolatry: Laws concerning God
Religious Formalism: God wants the heart as well as the actions
Social Injustice: Laws concerning each other
Threefold message of the prophets
You have broken the Mosaic covenant and must repent
If you do not repent then judgment will come
There is hope after the judgment
Four types of prophetic systems
Dispensational Theology
Historic Pre-millennial Theology
Millennial Theology
A-Millennial Theology
Two Purposes of prophecy
Three arguments for an early dating of Joel
Enemies mentioned by name are not Assyria, Babylon, but local nations
3:1-2 describes regathering of Judah/Jerusalem
Locust as foreshadowing of political ruin, Deuteronomy 28:38, 42, 47
Three types of people that God's spirit resides upon in the OT
The theocratic administrator (Moses and the Elders)
Performers of tasks (Bezaleel; the judges)
Giver of God's Word (David, Ezekiel)
Three ways the New Covenant was fulfilled in the NT
Predicted by Jesus
Fulfilled by Jews who become Christians at Pentecost
Fulfilled by Gentiles who become Christians
Three applications from Joel
God controls the elements (locusts)
The dwelling of the Holy Spirit on the believer demands great faithfulness to God.
God is abundantly gracious in warning His people before judgment.
Three reasons doubt exists concerning Jonah's historicity
Supernatural nature of the fish and plant story
No evidence of a turn to Yahwism in Assyrian records
Improbable size for the city: three days journey (3:3)
Three responses to doubts concerning Jonah's historicity
Anti-supernatural predisposition on the part of the destructive critic
The book of Jonah might not indicate a turn to monotheism or Yahwism
The "three day journey" might refer to administrative district or the time it took to preach in each part of the city.
Four possible themes taken from the book of Jonah
The necessity of the prophets obedience
God's control of all elements, powers
God's grace to the Gentiles
Pattern for Israel as a witness
Five visions recorded in the book of Amos
Plumb line
Summer Fruit
Vision of the LORD
Four areas of application taken from the book of Amos
The implications for leaders and countries
The responsibilities of Christians who have more than others in need.
The special responsibilities believers have to God by virtue of their covenant relationship with Him.
The need to evaluate what areas we have become at ease with our sin.
Four Purposes for the OT Law
Revealer of Sin
Tutor to bring us to Christ
A shadow of the NT substance
A constitution for the nation of Israel
Order of future events under the Dispensationalism Theory
Second Coming
Millennium (1000 years on earth)
Rebellion of Satan / Judgment
Order of future events under the Historic pre-millennialism theory
Tribulation (no rapture)
Second Coming
Rebellion of Satan / Judgment
Order of future events under the Post Millennialism theory
Second Coming
Order of future events under the A-Millennialism theory
Millennium (entire church age; 1000 years is figuritive)
Second Coming
Outline of Obediah
Annoncement of Edom's Doom
Day of YHWH near for all nations
Outline of Joel
The Day of YHWH: Locusts
A Call to repentance unto fruitfulness
The Day of YHWH: Restoration
Outline of Jonah
Commission rejected
God's pursuit of Jonah
Commission accepted
Jonah's anger @ God's kindness
Outline of Amos
Judgment against nations
YHWH's words to Israel and Judah
Visions of Israel's judgement
YHWH will restore Israel
Outline of Hosea
The Marriage of Hosea
The Message of Hosea
->Sin and its cause
->Sin and its punishment
->YHWH's historic and future love
Outline of Micah
Court case against Samaria and Jerusalem
Rulers pervert justice
Court case against Israel
Outline of Isaiah
Words of Judgment (w/ some comfort)
Words of Comfort (w/ some judgment)