3:7 God does nothing without revealing. The God who acts also reveals Himself and interprets His actions to and through the prophets. God revealed His plans for Sodom and Gomorrah to Abraham, the first “prophet” so designated in Scripture (Gen. 18:17; 20:7).
his servants the prophets. Moses, the supreme Old Testament prophet, was called “the servant of the Lord” (Deut. 34:5). Subsequent prophets were characterized by the similar phrase, “my servants the prophets” (Jer. 7:25; Ezek. 38:17; cf. Dan. 9:10).