The Major Prophets
Prophets were messengers of God, chosen by God to reveal His plans and His judgment. Prophets had to be devout, sacrificial, and very durable.
Day One: Isaiah
...The Prophet Isaiah was primarily called to prophesy to the Kingdom of Judah. Judah was going through times of revival and times of rebellion. Judah was threatened with destruction by Assyria and Egypt...
See Also: "What should we learn from the life of Isaiah?"
Day Two: Jeremiah
...The Book of Jeremiah records the final prophecies to Judah, warning of oncoming destruction if the nation does not repent. Jeremiah calls out for the nation to turn back to God...
See Also: "What should we learn from the life of Jeremiah?"
Day Three: Lamentations
...As a result of Judah's continued and unrepentant idolatry, God allowed the Babylonians to besiege, plunder, burn, and destroy the city of Jerusalem...
See Also: "What does "blessed are those who mourn" mean?"
Day Four: Ezekiel
...Ezekiel ministered to his generation who were both exceedingly sinful and thoroughly hopeless. By means of his prophetic ministry he attempted to bring them to immediate repentance and to confidence in the distant future...
See Also: "What should we learn from the life of Ezekiel?"
Day Five: Daniel
...In 605 B.C., Nebuchadnezzar King of Babylon had conquered Judah and deported many of its inhabitants to Babylon — Daniel included...
See Also: "What should we learn from the life of Daniel?"
Image Credit: Michelangelo; "The Prophet Jeremiah"; 1512; Public Domain
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