What is Prophecy?

Bible Summary. Most of us have a vague understanding of the word prophecy, but what is prophecy? Prophecy is a truth declared about the future that was received personally from God. To determine what is true prophecy and what is false prophecy, you need to determine if the prophecy came through God. In its essence, prophecy is a salvation message from God to all of mankind. See below for commentary and scriptures on what is prophecy and what is the purpose of prophecy.

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What is Prophecy? Truth About the Future from God.

Most of us have a vague understanding of the word prophecy, but what is prophecy? Prophecy is a truth declared about the future that was received personally from God. Numbers 12:6 advises us how God declares prophecies to prophets.

Numbers 12:6, “And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.”

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What is Prophecy? Man Speaking What He Heard From God.

To determine what is true prophecy and what is false prophecy, you need to determine if the prophecy came through God. No one but God can declare truthfully what will happen in the future. In Hosea 12:10 God tells us how He communicates prophecies to prophets.

Hosea 12:10, “I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and used similitudes, by the ministry of the prophets.”

What is Prophecy? Speaking God’s Truth to Save Mankind.

In its essence, prophecy is a salvation message from God to all of mankind. A prophecy is a godly truth about the future that was received personally from God. Job 33:30 advises us that God uses prophecy to enlighten us so that we may have eternal salvation.

Job 33:30, “To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.”

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