16B Musicians as Prophets PIP PP

Old Testament musicians (including Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun) were viewed as prophets (seers), as prophesying; were writers of some of the 150 psalms. Almost half of scripture is in poetic form, yet pastors often view poetic form as a hindrance to meaning.

16D Wailing Prophets: Corruption! (new) PIP PP

“To obey is better than sacrifice.”┬áBecause of disobedience, Israel is deported to Babylon. This PowerPoint catalogues the warnings, denunciations of the prophets, particularly relating to worship, that led to God evacuating the temple.