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MAJOR PROPHETS
ACROSS:
2        _______________ _____ (past tense) the first of
the major prophets as they appear in the O.T.
7        All the major prophets either warned ahead of time
or were sad afterwards about the destruction of the
Temple in   _______________.
9        The major prophets prophesied, not during the N.T.
era, but during the O.T. _____.
10        The Jews in Ephraim were warned of discomfort
because of drunkenness, etc. such as having a blanket so
small they cannot _____ it _ROUND them enough to keep
warm (Isaiah 28:1, 20).
11        The prophets warned the people after centuries of
sinning against each other and God.  Their books were as
though God were ___PING them on the shoulder to get
their attention.
12        Even after God allowed the Temple to be
destroyed because the Jews had sinned so much, God
said, "I have loved you with an ______LASTING love"
(Jeremiah 31:3).
13        Jeremiah, the weeping prophet, lamented after
God allowed Jerusalem to be destroyed for its sins that
people of every _____ _AD fallen by the sword
(Lamentations 2:21).
14        A long ugly fish that looks like one arm of an
octapus.
16        The elders of the Jews were setting up hidden
shrines to _____RY kind of idol (Ezekiel 8:12).
17        The theme of this puzzle.
20        We should pray that godless men will not rule and
___NARE us with bad judgmenets (Job 34:30).
21       A nickname for the mother of John the Baptist
predicted in Malachi (Luke 1:57, 60).
22        Because of their sins, God let Babylon set fire to
the Temple and palace in Jerusalem until they were
burned to _____ES.
23        The people were like sheep gone astray, _____RY
one going their own way (Isaiah 53:6).
24        We must _____ as though Jesus ___ ________
back any day.
26        We must live before others ___ ___ example of a
good _____ __NDING in heaven.
27        The fifth major prophet in order as it appears in
T__ Old Testament is ______________
DOWN:
1        The second book of major prophets (present tense)  ___ ________________
who ____ES during the reign of King Josiah (Jer. 1)
2        Ezekiel said some of the priests remained faithful after the _________ITES went
astray, continuing to worship ____________ God (44:15).
3        When people asked why God stood back and allowed their enemies to destroy
them, Jeremiah was to ___________ them that their ___ ___ causing it (Jer. 3:35).
4        The king SA_ an ___________ that represented God's _____ for kingdoms
________ the world UNT_L Jesus would come to set up an eternal kingdom(Daniel
2:27, 36-44).
5        The prophet who ___ ___ Temple in a vision was ________________ (Ezekiel
40:48).
6        Isaiah _____________________ hope in a world of sin and destruction that the
Mighty _______ would come to earth as a child (Isaiah 9:6).
8        When the Jews were finally able to return to their homeland 70 years after
captivity, they were very __PPY.
15        After punishing them for sinning for centuries, God said he was going to _____
them out of their ___VERY and back to their homeland (Jeremiah 30:3).
18        After being patient for centuries God finally brought __ the people punishment
in the hopes they would return to being good.
19        People thought they could __DE their plans from God (Isaiah 29:15).
25        When Jeremiah said he was afraid to warn the people who were so sinful, God
said, "Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you ____ will rescue you" (Jeremiah 1:8).