Presentation on theme: "Deut. 18:20-22 20 But the prophet who speaks a word presumptuously in My name which I have not commanded him to speak, or which he speaks in the name of."— Presentation transcript:
Deut. 18: But the prophet who speaks a word presumptuously in My name which I have not commanded him to speak, or which he speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet shall die.’ 21 You may say in your heart, ‘How will we know the word which the Lord has not spoken?’ 22 When a prophet speaks in the name of the Lord, if the thing does not come about or come true, that is the thing which the Lord has not spoken. The prophet has spoken it presumptuously; you shall not be afraid of him.
EVIDENCES: PROPHECY The Fall of Babylon: Cyrus
Isaiah prophecies the downfall of Babylon ▫Isaiah’s ministry ( B.C.) ▫The Destruction of Babylon foretold: Isaiah 13:17-22; ▫The Destruction to come through the Medes and Persians: Cyrus Isaiah 44:24, 28 Isaiah 45:1-7 Isaiah’s prophecy fulfilled ▫2 Chronicles 36:22, 23 and Ezra 1:1-4, 7, 8; 3:7; 4:3. ▫Date fulfilled: 539 B.C.-538 B.C.
Cyrus’ Cylinder: 6 th Century B.C. “of the holy cities beyond the Tigris whose sanctuaries had been in ruins over a long period… I returned their places.”