Faith Covenant Church
Says Who? - Prophets
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  • Faith Covenant Church
    35415 W 14 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48331, USA
    Sunday 9:30 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM

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Challenges to Understanding the Prophets:
• A misunderstanding the role of the Prophet.
• A correct understanding of the role of Prophet.
• Written 760-460 BC.
• Assumed history.
Poetry, and symbols, and demonstration.
What we have in the Prophets:
• The Israelites specific violations of the Covenant.
• Warnings of judgment to come.
• A call to repentance.
Blessings and forgiveness that are possible.
• God’s future faithfulness.
What we have in the Prophets:
• A window into the Heart of God.
o Sin
o Repentance and Forgiveness
o Restoration Accessible
Reading the Prophets Well:
• Explore the historical background.
• Take in the proclamation rather than just look for the prediction.
• Look for and listen to the heart of God.
Reflection Questions:

1. What comes to mind when you think of Prophet?
2. What are your thoughts about the Old Testament Prophet being a proclaimer rather than a predictor?
3. On Sunday, we talked about the following challenges to understanding the Prophets. Which one do you find most challenging?
a. A misunderstanding the role of the Prophet.
b. A correct understanding of the role of Prophet.
c. Written 760-460 BC.
d. Assumed history.
e. Poetry, and symbols, and demonstration.
4. Do you ever find the Prophets difficult to read?
5. Do you have a favorite Old Testament prophet to read?
6. What are your thoughts about the Prophets giving us a window into the heart of God?
7. On Sunday, we talked about Israel’s sin. Did any sins described by Hosea seem especially relevant to you in today’s world?
8. On Sunday, we talked about how God isn’t so much angry about sin as He is devastated about it. Do you tend to think of God as angry over your sin or devastated by it?
9. In what ways did Hosea demonstrate how God responds to sin? Which ones were most meaningful to you?

Bible Reading Challenge

To go along with our series 'Says Who?', we wanted to give you a bible reading challenge that goes with it. It takes you on a journey through all 4 gospels in 90 days. You’ll will be able to apply a lot of what we learn in our series to it! 

https://my.bible.com/reading-plans/8868-bibleproject-gospels

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