The Major Prophets. Isaiah Isaiah Jeremiah Jeremiah Ezekiel Ezekiel Daniel Daniel

download The Major Prophets. Isaiah Isaiah Jeremiah Jeremiah Ezekiel Ezekiel Daniel Daniel

of 17

  • date post

    17-Dec-2015
  • Category

    Documents

  • view

    219
  • download

    1

Embed Size (px)

Transcript of The Major Prophets. Isaiah Isaiah Jeremiah Jeremiah Ezekiel Ezekiel Daniel Daniel

  • Slide 1
  • The Major Prophets
  • Slide 2
  • Isaiah Isaiah Jeremiah Jeremiah Ezekiel Ezekiel Daniel Daniel
  • Slide 3
  • The Major Prophets Unlike prophets of other cultures they were not employed by government and religious leaders to make them look good Unlike prophets of other cultures they were not employed by government and religious leaders to make them look good Jewish prophets often denounced these leaders and told the people to change their ways Jewish prophets often denounced these leaders and told the people to change their ways
  • Slide 4
  • Pattern of Prophet Books 1. Demand for reform 2. Refusal of the demands 3. Predictions of Gods punishments if the people do not change 4.The punishments comes to the people 5. Reminder that God will help them if they listen to him
  • Slide 5
  • Isaiah Messianic Prophet Messianic Prophet In the future God would look at the heart as well as actions In the future God would look at the heart as well as actions Gods blessing would be for everyone not just the Jews Gods blessing would be for everyone not just the Jews
  • Slide 6
  • Isaiah Isaiah 2:4 can be found on a wall at the United Nations in New York and a statue outside of the building also references the verse Isaiah 2:4 can be found on a wall at the United Nations in New York and a statue outside of the building also references the verse
  • Slide 7
  • Jewish and Christian Views of Isaiah Jews are still waiting for many of his prophecies to come true Jews are still waiting for many of his prophecies to come true Christians believe that Jesus fulfilled the prophecies Christians believe that Jesus fulfilled the prophecies
  • Slide 8
  • Views on the Authorship of Isaiah Two views on the authorship of Isaiah Two views on the authorship of Isaiah Conservative view- One author who was the prophet Isaiah (Orthodox Jews, Evangelicals, and Christian Fundamentalists) Conservative view- One author who was the prophet Isaiah (Orthodox Jews, Evangelicals, and Christian Fundamentalists) Liberal view- Three authors wrote the book over a period of 200 years (Reformed Jews, Roman Catholics, Mainstream Protestants) Liberal view- Three authors wrote the book over a period of 200 years (Reformed Jews, Roman Catholics, Mainstream Protestants)
  • Slide 9
  • Jeremiah Prophesied right before Judahs downfall Prophesied right before Judahs downfall Judah was booming at the time and many citizens were doing well financially and enjoying life Judah was booming at the time and many citizens were doing well financially and enjoying life Jeremiah told the people that despite the fact there was no hope for their generation God would eventually return the Jews to the promise land and eventually give the world the messiah Jeremiah told the people that despite the fact there was no hope for their generation God would eventually return the Jews to the promise land and eventually give the world the messiah
  • Slide 10
  • Response to Jeremiah The people would not listen to Jeremiahs call for repentance The people would not listen to Jeremiahs call for repentance Made fun of him and jeered him Made fun of him and jeered him Threw him in into the castle dungeon where he was waist deep in mud Threw him in into the castle dungeon where he was waist deep in mud
  • Slide 11
  • Ezekiel Prophesied from Babylon during the captivity Prophesied from Babylon during the captivity A priest and prophet who saw himself as a watchman for the exiled Jews A priest and prophet who saw himself as a watchman for the exiled Jews Tried to keep their hopes up and reminded them to remain faithful to God Tried to keep their hopes up and reminded them to remain faithful to God
  • Slide 12
  • Ezekiel's Style Ezekiel would act out some of his prophecies and used symbolic images to represent all of his prophecies Ezekiel would act out some of his prophecies and used symbolic images to represent all of his prophecies Once set his hair on fire to illustrate one of his prophecies Once set his hair on fire to illustrate one of his prophecies
  • Slide 13
  • Daniel (Belteshazzar) Taken into Babylonian Captivity Taken into Babylonian Captivity Three Friends taken with him Three Friends taken with him Shadrach Shadrach Meshach Meshach Abednego Abednego
  • Slide 14
  • Daniel and His Friends Faced challenges in their attempts to obey God Faced challenges in their attempts to obey God Refusal to eat Babylonian Food Refusal to eat Babylonian Food The Fiery Furnace The Fiery Furnace Daniel and the Lions Den Daniel and the Lions Den
  • Slide 15
  • Key Prophecies of Daniel Apocalyptic literature Apocalyptic literature The dream of Nebuchadnezzar The dream of Nebuchadnezzar The writing on the wall The writing on the wall Visions of the end of time Visions of the end of time The archangel Michael The archangel Michael
  • Slide 16
  • Nebuchadnezzar's Dream Statue made of several metals Statue made of several metals Head of gold Head of gold Arms and chest of silver Arms and chest of silver Belly of bronze Belly of bronze Legs of iron Legs of iron Feet of iron and clay Feet of iron and clay Huge stone destroyed statue Huge stone destroyed statue
  • Slide 17
  • Interpretation of Dream Metal represent world powers Metal represent world powers Gold=Babylon Gold=Babylon Silver=Persia Silver=Persia Bronze=Greece Bronze=Greece Iron=Rome Iron=Rome Stone=Kingdom of God Stone=Kingdom of God