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PROPHETS AND KINGS P.7

This unit talks about prophets and kings.it tells who prophets and kings are and give relevant examples.

Prophets

  • They are messengers of God.

Examples of prophets

  • Elijah – Preached trust and true worship
  • Samuel – Anointed David as a king of Israel
  • Amos – Preached Justice, repentance and God’s judgement
  • John the Baptist – Preached repentance in preparation for the coming of the messiah.
  • Isaiah- preached about the coming of the messiah.
  • Hosea – Preached forgiveness and hope.
  • Jeremiah – Preached hope for the future and new covenant.
  • Jonah – Preached repentance to the people of Nineveh.
  • Joel – Preached repentance to the people of Judah.
  • Micah – Preached against oppression of the poor.
  • Malachi – Encouraged people to give offerings to God.
  • Elisha – Preached against injustice, immorality and misuse of power.

Leaders/kings in Israel;

  • Samson – His power was in his long hair

– He became powerless after trimming his hair.

  • Samuel – Anointed Saul and David as kings.
  • Saul – He was the first kin of Israel

– disobeyed God.

  • David – Defeated all enemies of Israel

– Wrote the book of Psalms

– He killed the giant of Philistines called Goliath.

– Committed adultery with Uriah’s wife called Bathsheba.

  • Solomon – Prayed to God for wisdom to rule Israel.

Mountains and events that happened on them:

  • Ararat :- Where Noah’s ark rested after the floods.
  • Moriah – Where Abraham took Isaac to be sacrificed
  • Sinai – Where God gave Moses Ten Commandments.
  • Nebo – Where Elijah held a contest with the prophets of Baal.
  • Tabor – where Jesus shone brightly.
  • His shinning is called transfiguration.
  • The prophets who were with him were Elijah and Moses
  • The apostles who were with Jesus are John, Peter and James
  • Olives – Where Jesus ascended into heaven.