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Throughout history people struggled to understand the physical world around them When the questions could not be answered by their contemporary science they looked to the supernatural for explanations Therefore peoples understanding of the natural world was directly effected by what they knew of the spiritual realm In order to gain knowledge of the divine human society has required interpreters and authorities to give religion strength stability and a sense of direction Prophets attempted to gain an insight as to the purpose of Gods and the role of mortals Peoples beliefs and religions were based on what they had learned about the supernatural world These learning were sent to the prophets from the Gods of each religion The Prophet Moses received the voice of God in the form of the burning bush This sign from God and other prophecies triggered events that lead to the establishing of the Hebrew religion Similarly the revelations of the prophet Muhammad and the messages of Jesus led to formation of Islam and Christianity respectively Even before the time of Moses though Prophets existed and were trusted to interpret the signs from heaven In order to be a successful prophet one needed to have extraordinary and distinct characteristics to acquire divine inspiration Prophets had a tendency to have dreams and visions and are highly sensitive to spiritual events They have remarkable accuracy in terms of divine communication and interpreting their senses Prophets also need to have certain qualities to be able to communicate their prophecies to the people effectively To be successful a prophet should have strong literary skills and leadership abilities They should also have integrity patience a good sense of timing and the ability to speak boldly to capture peoples attention and cause them to listen The methods used by prophets varied in different cultures Meditations prayer and sacrificial offerings were often popular processes The ability of ancient people to understand the spiritual and physical worlds depended on
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