Flashcards in Exam 1 - Theophanies --> Deck (9)
4 fold pattern of theophinies
1. Theophonic event occurs
2. Human reaction
3. God will reject excuses
4. Prophetic commissioning
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
Initial reaction to theophany?
awe and fear
reasons why can not do the task (excuses)
The prophet will speak whose words _____ and act on whose power?
God's own words, Gods power
What is the defining characteristic of an authentic prophet is NOT found in _____________
the working of miracles
The defining characteristic of an authentic prophet IS IN _____
the faithful communication of God's words to his people.
Prophetic Regulation: uses ______
Urim and Thummim (slide 113)