Prophecy and Prophets (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Ezekiel, Isaiah, and Jeremiah


  • What is a prophet?
  • What are the responsibilities of a prophet?
  • Are any of those responsibilities our responsibility?
  • Name some prophets.
  • Why did God ask Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel to serve as His prophets?
  • How did each of them respond to the call?
    • Do you think God calls more people than answer?
      • Do you know anyone who doesn't like to answer the phone?
        • There are some who can't wait to answer and others who let it ring!
          • If you knew God was calling you to serve Him, would you answer?


  • What can we learn from prophets?
  • What is the difference between “true” and “false” prophets?
  • Think about last week’s lesson on honesty. How would you know which prophets to believe?
  • What or who are some of the “false” prophets we face today?
    • How do we determine if someone or something is a “false” prophet?
    • Do we have any prophets today?
      • Who?
        • Who qualifies?
    • What in these three books prophesies Jesus' birth and life?