The Ministry of the Prophets - 5/3/23
Man of God
Reveal the will of God to the People
Receives information – Shares the information
The receiving dictates and drives the sharing.
From God to the people
Deliver the information accurately
Exactly what God had revealed.
1 Kings 22:14 – I must speak
Jer. 20:9 – Could not keep silent.
Jonah 1:3-4 – Corrected when silent
1 Kings 13:15-24 – Judged when disobedient
General flow and message of the prophets
Warning of impending judgement due to sin
Not heeding. Not obeying God
A description of the sin
A description of the coming judgement
A call to repentance
A promise of future deliverance
850-417 B.C. (Years of the prophets)
Nation had been divided.
Israel – North
Judah – South
Edom, Ammon (Syria), Moab, Tyre
Assyria, Egypt, Babylon, Persia
To Israel (Fell 722)
To Judah (Fell 586)
To the Jews in Babylon. 70 yrs.