A Prophet's Wisdom

The Prophets' Challenge

Zephaniah. 1.14-2.3

  1. Get Challenged, not Threatened (1.14-17)

  2. Discover Who Your Real Master Is (1.18) 

  3. Fight for Deliverance (2.1-3)
    Gather with God’s People
    Intend to Know God Intimately
    Implement Your Tools: Obedience, Righteousness, & Humility

Politics, Prophets, and God’s Kingdom pt2

1 Peter 4.7-19

  1. Accept Politics

  2. Stay Prophetic (1.1) “The Word of the Lord . . .”

  3. Proclaim God’s Kingdom (1.2-13)

    1. Remember the Great Divorce Is Coming (1.2-3)

      1. See Acts 24.24-25 and Proverbs 25.28

    2. Start with the People of God (1.4-1.9) (1 Peter 4.7-19)

      1. Baal Worship (Syncretism) (1.4-7)

      2. Worldly Leaders (1.8)

      3. Superstitious/Occultic/Magical Practices (1.9)

      4. Violence and Fraud (1.9b)

    3. Understand Why We Set Ourselves up for Judgement (1.10-13)