Jesus is the prophet

Jesus is the prophet

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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