Contributed on Apr 12, 2021
Christians are listening to prophecies on the Internet and must be taught how to test those messages. This teaching instructs Christians on how to operate in the prophetic and how to evaluate prophetic ministry so that we receive the benefits and avoid the pitfalls associated with it.
Our subject today is prophetic utterances. How do we benefit from prophecies given in the Body of Christ, and how do we avoid the pitfalls that people often fall into in the exercise and application of this gift? The gift of prophecy is a powerful tool in the church today. But powerful tools must ...read more
Contributed on Apr 19, 2021
Prophetic messages on the Internet are abundant posing new challenges as well as possible benefits. Pastors must equip their congregations to test these messages using biblical principles. This series teaches principles for doing that. This message uses lessons from the story in 1 Kings 13.
Intro Last week we taught on the subject of testing prophecy. How do we know that a dream, a vision, a word that someone is sharing is truly from the Lord? And even if it is from the Lord, are we interpreting it correctly and applying it wisely. We found that all three aspects of a prophecy must ...read more
Contributed on Apr 26, 2021
Gullible believers can be misled by false prophecies. We are told in Scripture to judge all prophecy. This message equips Christians with nine tests to determine whether a prophecy, dream, vision, etc. is from God.
During the last two messages, we have addressed the need to judge prophetic ministry. Last week we learned from the story in 1 Kings 13 where the failure to judge a prophecy cost a man his life. It led him astray, and he was killed by a lion. Jesus warned about the increase in deception that ...read more