Cedar Hills Community Church

Prophecy: Message from God

November 07, 2021 Steve Poole
Cedar Hills Community Church
Prophecy: Message from God
Show Notes

JESUS ON EVERY PAGE: Prophecy – Steve Poole

THEME - Biblical prophecy is a message from God.

TEXT – Daniel 2:31-45

OUTLINE

Recap: The Bible tells one story through five key literary types.  

·         Narrative - History.

·         Poetry - Passion.

·         Prophecy – Warning and Hope

·         Gospel -?

·         Epistles -?

 

1. Biblical Prophecy is about warning and hope. 

·         Consequences for unfaithfulness (Hosea 4:12-13)

·         Unjust with the poor/needy. (Hosea 12:7-8)

 

2. HOPE = God is faithful to demonstrate mercy and forgiveness even when His people are unfaithful

·         God will protect a remnant and bring them through exile. (Jeremiah 23:3-6)

·         The promise of a coming Messiah. (Ephesians 2:8-9)

·         Jesus is our ultimate hope!

 

3. The Apocalypse

·         Means "unveiling" - Type of biblical literature that emphasizes the lifting of the veil between heaven and earth and the revelation of God and his plan for the world.

·         Nebuchadnezzer’s Dream (Daniel 2:31-45)

·         The Kingdom of God/Kingdom of Heaven – Established FOREVER

NEXT STEPS 

1.    Watch prophets and apocalyptic literature videos at bibleproject.com

2.    Reflect on the 93 verses Jesus describes the Kingdom of God

3.    Read Daniel 2 and reflect on this vision of nations rising and falling, but God’s kingdom remaining forever.

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