As David said after the thing with Bathsheba, it is like it just wham, just smacked David up beside the head. just want to run. I subscribe to an academic paper publishing service. But Israel and God are reunited, it says, after many days. suggests the delegation from Jerusalem recognized John could be the prophet Moses said would come (Deuteronomy 18:15-22). [So they will be fruitful.] DAY 2: God Speaks by the Holy Spirit. Now, when will it be fulfilled? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. How can I do that? He created everything. I would almost prefer a collaborative answer in building the enumeration, rather than having to sort through multiple answers for a complete one. First prophets, then the Son. The Old Testament prophets brought God's message to humanity. So, thirdly though, he does not leave us there in despair. That will happen. God speaks to us in different ways. And God says, "Yes, it can. thoughts, as I am now doing with you. God calls plenty of people in the Bible, but I've only found eight times he calls out to individuals by name twice in a row . And she will seek them but will not find them." Yet it is all God speaking. Or the wicked man that does not. The author of Hebrews suggests that there are diverse manners in which God had spoken to the prophets. In other words, they sensed the need to speak to God and they know they can. What is the content? But note that there are these four prophetic viewpoints and you need to be familiar with those when you read the prophets. 2 But in these last days He has spoken to us by His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, and through whom He made the universe. The first one is this: the suffering and reigning of the Messiah. I think that is still yet to take place. Israel becomes a slave but Israel is bought back from slavery. The prophet does not act or speak independently. Even some Christians claim God only speaks through the Bible. Verse 11 explains it. So he speaks about the captivity. And in Revelation 19:10 we read, "The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy." "My people, what have I done? I mean, how many of you would think that that is an incurable situation? And God is calling His people back and it is amazing when you see what happens. Johannine Writings In the Bible, prophets urged the people to repent and foretold of the birth, death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. 1:1 IN MANY separate revelations [each of which set forth a portion of the Truth] and in different ways God spoke of old to [our] forefathers in and by the prophets, 1:1 In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the . Minor Prophets Didn't He tell them to stay away from the nations? What we read in the prophetical books then, is not merely God's Word as the prophet saw it, but God's word as God wished the prophet to present it. I would add God speaks through the world He created: 18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. He says the victory is with God because God can remake it. Did the drapes in old theatres actually say "ASBESTOS" on them? If we had a video livestream of a clock being sent to Mars, what would we see? By clicking Post Your Answer, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy. It is a miracle. Poetical Books It is like if we had this wonderful, loving relationship with Him, or say, someone had a wonderful loving relationship with us and they went out and just went off with another person and began to have sexual intercourse with them. And God has spoken to Abraham. He is going to put His Spirit within them. What is this brick with a round back and a stud on the side used for? ( Isaiah 9:6, 7; Jeremiah 10:23) Under his rule, all humans would be at peace with one another and even with all the animal creation. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed Romans 11:26-27). But when somebody comes home and says, "I have fallen in love with somebody else besides you" that is huge. By clicking Accept all cookies, you agree Stack Exchange can store cookies on your device and disclose information in accordance with our Cookie Policy. He still speaks to us at many times and in many ways, but through a different means. That is terrible. He drew it through the love of Calvary. In summary, only a small number of saints have heard God audibly speak directly to them. So there are things written in the prophets about Christ. Many ways He spoke to our fathers. Thus John's standing as a true prophet with a message from God has the additional validation of following the historical pattern of God's previous timing and work. (cf. The "Many ways" that God spoke through an inspired writer might include: Via an irresistible impression without a dream or vision, Luke 1:46-55, 67-79, etc, Direct messages from angels, Luke 2:13-14; Josh 5:13-15, Via divinely directed research, Luke 1:1-4, Acts 1:1-4, Using the Urim and Thummim on the sacred Ephod, 1 Sam 23:9, 30:7. And that is what is so awful about the sin. With this the words of the prophets agree. Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. Inspiration Of The Holy Spirit, Purpose Of. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top, Not the answer you're looking for? In addition world speaks to the kosmos which can mean "world affairs." Are they talking about the captivity? Yes, a messiah has arrived, as Simeon recognizes, but, as the prophetess Anna suggests, a new era, with a new and living voice of prophecy, has at the same time dawned. They will come that they may join themselves to the Lord in an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.". Danker's Concise has "many ways.". They also warn and advise all people about important topics. In Hosea 7:8, Ephraim mixes or joins himself with the nations. I said, don't do it. 1 God having spoken in many parts and in many ways formerly to the fathers in the prophets, 2 at the end of these days has spoken to us in the person of the Son, whom he has established heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds; Hebrews 1:1-2 GOD'S WORD Translation (GW) He is going to draw them and they are never going to turn away from Him again because it is going to be a work of God's Spirit and not by might or power of men. He said, "That is what I expect. The prophet's message was not their own, but God's. The prophets responded to a divine call. It is horrible. What should I follow, if two altimeters show different altitudes? My people, what have I done to you? The prophets were the voice of God to the people. In chapter 7 verse 4 he says, "They are all adulterers, like an oven heated by the baker." And so God is prophesying that through the prophets. All of My compassions are kindled. That is not just a little marital problem. He is going to bandage us up. Luke-Acts Every time, He is just waiting to respond. And the earth will respond to the grain. How can I surrender you, O Israel? The priest's calling was hereditary; the prophet was specifically called by God. In order to speak 'by' or 'through' the prophets, God had to speak 'to' the prophets unless he used them as sock puppets and they had no cognizant participation in the act. For this is My covenant unto them when I shall take away their sins. God said to him. For Your glory, in Jesus' name we pray, amen. Therefore You gave them into the hand of the peoples of the lands. General Epistles But God is going to bring them back into reconciliation. They had broken the moral law and they had corrupted the ceremonial law. And so as we look at the prophets and think about them, Lord, the fourth major time that You spoke, help us to just catch all of Your heart and why You spoke then and the way that You spoke then as Your communication to us. They go join the nations. And when we see how You have acted, what You have done, and then how You spoke about it, Lord, it just puts it together for us in a way that is large, I guess; a way that we can step back and see, Lord, what is going on. However, the author of Hebrews is not so much interested in the mechanics of inspiration but more in the contrast between these many methods and the greatest revelation of God, as given in Heb 1:2, "But in these last days He has spoken to us by His Son ". But in these last days, he has spoken to us through his Son. And they cannot answer anything. We heard from God through men such as Moses, Isaiah, Ezekiel, Micah, Malachi, and the other prophets. He is going to call them back. Hebrews 1.1 . Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. God can speak directly to the believer today. And as the mouthpiece of God, the prophet will do two things. Making statements based on opinion; back them up with references or personal experience. They are like silly doves, just running to and fro, not even knowing what they are doing. You cannot find anything that I did wrong. Browse other questions tagged, Start here for a quick overview of the site, Detailed answers to any questions you might have, Discuss the workings and policies of this site. It is like a Josiah revival. It just blows my mind that He would even want that. 4.1K views, 50 likes, 28 loves, 154 comments, 48 shares, Facebook Watch Videos from 7th District AME Church: Thursday Morning Opening Session Those four are the prophetic viewpoints. It is not complete, is it? And you know the wound and how deep it goes. And there is not a complete separation from these things in our heart like there ought to be. No, answer Me, what have I done?" In Exodus, God appeared in a burning bush, as a pillar of cloud by day, and as a pillar of fire by night. How long would he last at his church? God is calling out Gentiles. "All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work" ( 2 Timothy 3:16-17 ). Even the mystery which hath been concealed from ages and from generations, God Spoke to our Fathers by the Prophets in Many Ways, God Who Commanded the Light to Shine out of Darkness, The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth. And then you find out later I do not know how that could ever happen. It is like a person growing old, like me, and getting gray hair. God has now spoken not just by prophets, but by his Son. And it says she will call him, Ishi, or her husband, her beloved one. So that is the response He requires from His speaking. But primarily the kingdom and the millennial reign runs through there. We can confess it, repent from it and begin to walk with Him. The remedy is found here and the need of grace is really felt here. He is not a God that is speaking 24/7 to you. Who and what we love being what matters. Therefore I have hewn them in pieces by the prophets;I have slain them by the words of My mouth;And the judgments on you are like the light that goes forth. Maybe one is more responsible than another. That is just a principle that has been put in by the Creator. He says], I cannot do that to you. Then came the dramatic showdown between the prophet of God and the 450 prophets of Baal, at the climax of which Elijah prayed once more and fire came down from heaven to vindicate God's cause. The Bible The Holy Bible is God's Word. So God was warning so much before the actual captivity took place-wasn't He? They do not even like each other. conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy Well, in Jeremiah 31:31 He says. It might be suggested that the diverse manners spoken of are not well-known. (Hosea 14:8-9). I know Ephraim and Israel is not hidden from me, for now Ephraim you have played the harlot. That is not what God has intended from the beginning. Minor Prophets What is the method and what is the response? From a compound of pro and phemi; a foreteller; by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet. And it separates me from God. Cookie Notice: Regardless the prophet, regardless the message, how God spoke to His prophets remained a unique visitation through vision and dreams in which they heard God's voice, saw God's unfolding plan, than faithfully recorded each detail that we might read, see, and know. You say, "Well, I have not seen destruction yet." So He says in verse 11 there of chapter 7, "So Ephraim has become like a silly dove without sense." For the ways of the Lord are right and the righteous will walk in them. In other words, she did not really limit herself. So, I mean, He says-what is His answer? But I know I have got gray hair because I have looked in the mirror and I see it. So the problem is a broken relationship-its cause, its consequence, its solution. After these things [That is, after calling out a people for God's name] After these things I will return and I will rebuild the tabernacle of David which is fallen, that the rest of mankind may seek the Lord, says the Lord who makes these things known from of old. In some ways, a prophet is an advocate or mediator between God and a group of people. (Romans 1) [ESV], This is considered to be general revelation, but Paul does say there is a specific and personal aspect: "what can be known about God is plain because God has shown it to themso they are without excuse.". They smell it and go-there is a certain bouquet about the wine. Isn't that sad? He says, "Forget the past, press on." It deceives you and you do not think you are dying from it. And we see that sin is against love. The reign of the Messiah over the earth. And are here contradistinguished from the Son of God, in whom God's revelation is expressed in full, and not by mediation, or only in part ( Col. 2:9 ). She did not care who it was. Including sometimes the new heaven and earth runs through the prophets. But in these last days, he has spoken to us through his Son. To learn more, see our tips on writing great answers. God is actually happy about it. He speaks about the cause, the consequence, and the solution there. Therefore I have hewn them in pieces by the prophets; I have slain them by the words of My mouth; And the judgments on you are like the light that goes forth. And there are pigeons just all over the place depending on who is throwing the stuff out. And foretelling is how God's plan is going to unfold. He wouldn't even finish the verse out and He would close the book and He would say, "This day this Scripture is fulfilled in your ears"-that Scripture. God spoke through a donkey (Numbers 22). Well, what days is He talking about? And he explained it at the first church council. We see the all-conquering, undying love of God through Hosea because he has to choose this woman to be his wife. 19 For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. It is the blood that brings them out of this waterless pit. God, long ago, says the apostle, spoke to the fathers by the prophets in many different places and in many different ways in Holy Scripture. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Of old, long ago, in times past, former. It is the proliferation of these papers which keeps the subject of Sensus Plenior alive. Well Hebrews 8:8-10 says. Those who live in his shadow will again raise grain and they will blossom like the vine. [This is just a whole new day.] They are too, they are just too horrible. Did you commit adultery with that woman? However, the truth being communicated in these teachings is that God speaks to us multiple times. And you know how that is. And so the sin is going to teach them and they are going to get afflicted. He spoke to Gideon through a fleece ( Judg. 3 He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the . And still it is not complete; there is nothing in the Old Testament which can stand complete and of itself. Is there significance / connection between Esau's appearance and the prophets clothing (Garment of hair). And the sin itself teaches us and chastises us and whips us. This is so crucial. If you really want to understand rebellion and sin, go to the prophets. He spoke to Saul on. "In the past, God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways." Here the Hebrew writer says that God has spoken to us in a variety of ways. It does me. Pentateuch So I spread my wing over you and covered your nakedness. The reference need not be specifically called out by the NT author, but should plausibly answer the usage pattern. There is no pleasure here. God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets. The need is for the relationship to be restored, which seems almost impossible. But it is a strange act. Hebrews 1:1-3. Joined, made one, one flesh. She just said, "Well, whoever." Didn't I tell you not to do it?" And so, the Lord has a case. How do you get reconciled to someone in that kind of relationship? Ephraim was oppressed, crushed and in judgment. For instance, God gave the prophet Jonah a message for the Assyrians, an enemy of Israel at the time (Jonah 4:6-9). Genesis 3:15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. Hebrews 1:1English Standard Version. When she puts sin away and she returns to the Lord. He later described his experience as "the most powerful cosmic homecoming I have ever experienced".[4]. Show footnotes. That will happen when He returns. and more. Some persons have had personal communication with angels. And the writing prophets though, started about 90 years after the division of the northern and southern kingdoms. But he goes on; He does not stop there and says-what? And then the other three spoke upon restoration. And then these guys wrote during the time of judgment, Daniel and Ezekiel. Closely related to this is the truth that He spoke by the prophet. I was the one that was lavishing all this stuff on her. NLT Long ago God spoke many times and in many ways to our ancestors through the prophets. The key words in this verse which we will briefly review are at many times, in many ways to our fathers and by the prophets.. And other people tell me about it. "polymeros" also has a hint of "lot" or "destiny". ", And so, not only does he relate it to the marriage relationship; he relates it with children and their relationship with parents. Now, what response does God expect from His speaking through the prophets? Learn the 2 ways God opens your eyes and 5 things you can do now to facilitate this. I will add that to the list. These things of old time have an application to the last days. Generating points along line with specifying the origin of point generation in QGIS. John 3:16, Jesus faith love), Select a Beginning Point God made everything through him. His fragrance is like the cedars of Lebanon. This item is available in full to subscribers. You do not know. you really did. rev2023.5.1.43405. The relationship broke up, but it was not because of anything God did. Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. And this is where the new covenant is proclaimed by the prophets. But Isaiah 61:8 says, "I will make an everlasting covenant." And then He puts in that little phrase, "You know, except for the cause of adultery." And that is the word that is used here. I will leave the second dimension, "many ways," to some one else. #4 God Spoke to Ezekiel the Prophet When he spoke to the prophets, it always had to do with his redemptive plan, not personal issues in their lives. You can read Exodus 20:2-17 to see what commandments God spoke through Moses. list of black marine corps generals, how do i check my medicaid status in louisiana,

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