Prophecy is about proclaimation as well as prediction, of forth-telling and not simply for-telling. The Prophet’s message is of hope as well as judgement, of God’s new future as well as humankind’s past misdeeds.
This six-week course for Advent through Epiphany listens to the vioce of the prophet Isaiah, exploring what his message meant in its own day and the way it is still relevant for us today. Each session offers a set of reflective thoughts on passages commonly used for this season, has questions for discussion, prayers and suggestions for music
Aimed Primaily for use with small discussion groups, the course could also used for private exploration of what Isaiah has to say. In addition, the author provides a helpful, brief introduction to the place and message of the prophets ini the Old Testament.