January 29, 2017 - Joel

Sermon Text: Joel 1:1; Selected Scriptures

Sermon Title: The Prophetic Ministry

Outline:

Five characteristics of a prophet of the LORD:

  1. He was a mouthpiece of God to represent God before the people (Exod 4:16; 7:1; Isa 1:2-4; Jer 1:4-10).
  2. He announced coming judgment before future salvation (Jer 25:7-15; 28:5-9).
  3. He did not practice "soothsaying" (Jer 28:2-4; Num 22--24).
  4. He proclaimed God's already revealed word (Zech 1:4; 7:4-7).
  5. He proclaimed God's newly revealed word (Jer 36; Joel 1:1).
Posted on February 1, 2017 .