The Testament Of The Prophets Essay

1043 Words Aug 20th, 2015 5 Pages
Prophecies We have different divisions in the Old Testament. The most communicative of the part of the Old Testament is that of the latter prophets. The latter prophets are divided into two parts the Major Prophets and the Minor Prophets. The book of the prophets were written by prophets who had direct and close relationship and had a spiritual communicative source with God. The meaning of a prophet is one who is an authorized spokesman. God used these people extensively in the Old Testament to talk about four major issues and these issues are namely, the prophesy of the birth of our lord Jesus, the sin of idolatry, the occupancy of religious rituals, his promising forgiveness and chastisement. These prophets functioned as preachers and also as watchmen. These prophesies were mostly targeted to the Jews. One of this prophets was Isaiah. Isaiah was the son of Amoz. Isaiah had a very lengthy ministry. His ministry began at the end of the reign of king Uzziah and was dominant during the reign of Jotham, He received visions from God. Isaiah was known as an evangelical prophet because his prophesy focused on salvation and Gods redemption. He was one of the greatest prophets in the Old Testament. Before the call of prophet Isaiah God cleansed him. The bible says, “Woe is me for I am undone! Because I am a man of unclean lips and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the king, the lord of host.”(Isaiah 6:5).When God delivered…

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