I have appointed you as a watchman - Coggle Diagram
I have appointed you as a watchman
Describe what Jehovah's prophetic watchmen have been doing and the events that follow.
For decades, watchmen / prophets have been warning that this day would arrive.
Babylonian army surround city
Siege of many months
Kill or capture the FAITHLESS inhabitants
What situation are the inhabitants of the earth faceing today?
What questions will we consider.
Jehovah's Army are marching toward the FAITHLESS on earth. Rev 17:12-14
Matt 24:21 - That clash will be the greatest tribulation in human history.
It's not too late to heed the warning
What motivated Jehovah to appoint watchmen?
What message does a watchman proclaim?
Who have filled this role, and what part do we play?
You must warn them from me
why did Jehovah appoint watchmen?
when you hear a word from my mouth you must warn them from me.
Watchmen keep inhabitants safe.
Evidence that ruler cared.
Horn might startle you but can save your life IF YOU RESPOND.
What is one way in which Jehovah's justice is evident?
He's impartial with individuals
Even though many rejected, Jehovah did not treat all as rebellious. Jehovah judges based on individuals.
On what basis does Jehovah judge people?
Not what you've done in the past but how you respond to the warning. None of the sins he's committed will be held against him. (Ezekiel 33:14-16)
Can't trust past righteousness to excuse current behavior. Ezekiel 33:13 j- None of his righteous acts will be remembered, he will die for the wrong.
What do prophetic warnings teach us about Jehovah's Justice?
He warns us before he acts.
He gave Israelites 6 years notice before Babylon destroyed Jerusalem.
More than a century before Ezekiel: Hosea, Isaiah, Micah, Oded, Jeremiah warned