God's Big Picture Unit 6: The Prophesied Kingdom
A disastrous line of idolatrous kings, the catastrophic destruction of God's kingdom, and admist the rubble, new shoots of hope...
The God's Big Picture Bible overview course traces the story of the whole Bible from Genesis to Revelation to see how it all fits together, telling of God's wonderful plan to save the world through Jesus Christ.
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UNIT 6: THE PROPHESIED KINGDOM
Israel's history takes a downward turn as the people continue to disobey. They are exiled from the promised land, they become a scattered fragmented people and are left facing God's judgment rather than blessing. But in his grace God sends prophets to speak his word to his people and enforce his covenant.
This unit maps the various prophets found in the Old Testament, all bringing a message of judgment and hope. Speaking God's words and not their own, the prophets stress that God's people will face judgment if they continue to disobey, but the prophets also bring a wonderful message of hope: God will keep his promise to bless his people. Most excitingly they prophesy of a new hope and a glorious, perfect King who will rule God's people forever - that is of course, Jesus Christ. We're left at the end of this unit eagerly looking for the arrival of true God's King.