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1

4 fold pattern of theophinies

1. Theophonic event occurs
2. Human reaction
3. God will reject excuses
4. Prophetic commissioning

2

When the theophonic event occurs , it usually has some of the following elements:

- unexpected call
- catches recipient off guard
- Some type of divine intervention occurs
- self-identification by God
- Reason for apperance

3

Initial reaction to theophany?

awe and fear

4

Demurs

reasons why can not do the task (excuses)

5

The prophet will speak whose words _____ and act on whose power?

God's own words, Gods power

6

What is the defining characteristic of an authentic prophet is NOT found in _____________

the working of miracles

7

The defining characteristic of an authentic prophet IS IN _____

the faithful communication of God's words to his people.

8

Prophetic Regulation: uses ______

Urim and Thummim (slide 113)

9

2 abominable prophetic activites:

1. Divination
2. activities that exercise control over the spirit world.