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Prophets

Theology Semester 2 Final
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Isaiah
1) Southern
2) Major, Writing
3) Pre-Exilic
-Longest & Most influential book
-The 3 Isaiahs. Named after 1st, Isaiah of Jerusalem.
-Wrote the Immanuel Prophecies, talking about the coming of the Messiah.
Jeremiah
1) Southern
2) Major, Writing
3) Pre-Exilic & Exilic
-Most reluctant
-"God will make a New Covenant with the people and it will be WRITTEN ON THEIR HEARTS."
Ezekiel
1) Southern
2) Major, Writing
3) Pre-Exilic & Exilic
-Dream of the dry broken bones coming to life. The bones represent the people of Israel, brought to new life by Yahweh.
Elijah
1) Northern
2) Non-Writing
3) Pre-Exilic
-God in the gentle breeze
-Never died, left on the Chariot of Fire. Made people think he would come back to the earth and announce the Messiah.
Elisha
1) Northern
2) Non-Writing
3) Pre-Exilic
-Elijah's follower
-Performed many miracles
Amos
1) Northern
2) Minor, Writing
3) Pre-Exilic
-Preached about corruption of wealth and riches
-Called women of Samaria "fat cows"
-Vision of the fire destroying Israel
Hosea
1) Northern
2) Minor, Writing
3) Pre-Exilic
-Hosea's story with wife/prostitute Gomer.
-Marriage represents Israel's unfaithfulness to Yahweh. (Hosea takes Gomer back after her betrayal, just like God does)
Prophet
-Job is to tell the word of God.
-Speak the word of God.
-They are the conscience of Israel.