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2 main categories of Prophets in Israel

Institutional and Independent

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Institutional prophets have 2 categories:

court and cultic

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Example of Court Prophet

Nathan - Prophet to King David

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What category do most Israelite Prophets fall into?

Independent Prophets

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Independent prophets were __

free to critique the central institutions

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Most prophets are _____ and often ______ figures who operate only at the will of God

solitary and often isolated

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The prophetic vocation is an

INSPIRED VOCATION

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Independent prophets are __, ___, and ___ to communicate ___ and to do ___

called, commissioned and sent by God... to communicate GODS MESSAGE AND TO DO GODS WILL

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Independent prophets were _____

reluctant prophets

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As intermediaries between God and the people, they often had to ____

report the displeasure of one with the other

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The prophets primary duty was to

Speak forth God's message to his people in their HISTORICAL CONTEXTS

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The prophets message combined the use of both

INSIGHT and FORESIGHT

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Prophet proclaimed God's message in 3 ways

oral, visual or written form

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A common phrase used by the prophets

"Thus Says the Lord"

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Prophets exercised four-fold function:

preachers
predictors
watchmen
"Gods Prosecuting Attorney"

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they predict for the people that their choice to obey the command of the Lord as communicated by the prophet will win them God’s blessing in the future or God’s punishment if you do not follow

Foresight

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Role of preacher

Bring people back to God, get them to remain faithful

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Role of Predictor

accounce coming judgement,

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Role of watchmen

ward the people against danger

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Role of God's prosecuting attorney

Communicate God's judgement

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The Israel Prophets became the

Conscience of Israel

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Prophets felt that sacrifices offered in the temple were

meaningless. The Lord did not demand.

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GOD commands ______ not ______ from Hosea

Love, not sacrifice

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With the Monarchy a new class of prophets emerges

Court Prophets

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Who was the last of the Judges in Ancient Israel

Samuel

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Under Samuels reign what did the people cry for

a King

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Who are the people offending by wanting a king?

God

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Samuel tries to convince the people that a King is not a good option. Why?

Sons for the Army, daughter for concubines, take land, produce

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Who does Samuel appoint

Saul

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What type of Kinghsip is Israel?

Charismatic Kingship meaning annointed kingship