Tagged Gift of Prophecy

The Prophetic Gift

The Old Testament Scriptures includes many prophets of God leading to John the Baptist.  The prophets of old spoke much of the Messiah and His coming, with amazing specificity. All prophecy was given by God, and it is to be tested to make certain.  There were and remain false prophecies and false prophets.  A message from the Holy Spirit will not contradict the scripture.  Prophecy is for the encouragement and strengthening of the Church. Agabus was a New Testament prophet. (Acts 11:28; 21:10).  The New Testament contains much about the administration of the gift of prophecy and states that it…