Jesus was anointed to be our Prophet, Priest, and King. As our Prophet, he proclaims God’s message of sin and grace.
Kirk E. Lahmann
When you think of a prophet, who comes to mind? A fire-and-brimstone preacher with a long beard and a wooden staff? An aged seer predicting future doom and gloom?
The prophets of old
In the Bible, a prophet of the Lord is a preacher, a messenger, a herald, a mouthpiece for God, called upon by God to speak a message from God on God’s behalf. A prophet does not proclaim his own message; he declares what the Lord directs him to say. He proclaims God’s Word.
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