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  Prophet (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Prophets were the immediate organs of God for the communication of his mind and will to men (Deut.
The prophets of the northern kingdom (Israel), viz., Hosea, Amos, Joel, Jonah.
The prophets of Judah, viz., Isaiah, Jeremiah, Obadiah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/prophet.html   (565 words)

 Prophets of Islam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many of these prophets are also found in the holy texts of Judaism (The Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings; collectively known as the Old Testament to Christians) and Christianity.
Muhammad is regarded in Islamic belief as having undertaken a prophetic mission addressed to all of humanity rather than a specific populace, although both Adam and Noah (Arabic:Nuh) did indeed address all of humanity during their prophethood.
The difference between prophets and messengers is that although all received revelation (wahi) from God, the messengers received a divine code of life or "Sharia" ultimately collected together in the form of a holy book.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prophets_of_Islam   (2598 words)

 Prophet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For Christians the authenticity of a prophet is judged by their fruits as Jesus said that one should judge a prophet by his fruits, (Gospel of Matthew 7) and by checking whether his predictions come true.
These prophets were and are regarded as special witnesses of Jesus Christ, and many were foreordained as such as a part of God's Plan of salvation to lead and guide His spirit children on earth.
Tenrikyo's prophet, Nakayama Miki or Oyasama [2], is believed by Tenrikyoans to have been a kind of microphone of God, as God spoke through Oyasama, directly, to whomever was in the vicinity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prophet   (3762 words)

 prophet - HighBeam Encyclopedia
PROPHET [prophet] [Gr.,=foreteller], a religious leader and spokesperson, particularly used in the Bible.
Prophets are clearly evident in Mesopotamia from the first centuries of the 2d millennium BC They are mentioned in texts from Emar, Egypt, and Aram, as well as from Assyria during the Old Testament period.
Frequently prophets were connected with their military leaders, such as the Delaware Prophet with Pontiac, and the Shawnee Prophet with his brother, Tecumseh.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/p/prophet.asp   (758 words)

 Prophets - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Prophets have no sense of linear time, so it is likely they live outside of the normal space-time continuum; however their existence has been recorded on Bajor for at least 30,000 years.
It is thought that the Prophet visited Earth with the sole intention of ensuring the birth of Benjamin Sisko, and it left the body of Sarah leaving her with a family that was not hers, so she left without explanation.
In mid 2375, the Prophets warned Ben Sisko in a vision not to marry Kasidy Yates, as it would be a short-lived marriage.
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 Gospel Link
The Hebrew prophets spoke for God for many centuries until the post-apostolic era, from the second to the nineteenth centuries, when faith in continuing prophecy had vanished in that part of the world and when people assumed, even as did some in Jesus´ day, that the prophets were dead (John 8:53) and their offices abolished.
Prophets in the Bible claim to be both foretellers and forth-tellers and base their claims upon their private access to the God of Israel, who is the ruler of history—past, present, and future.
Prophets, beginning with Samuel, played a significant, if not decisive, part in establishing but also censuring the monarchy and remained an integral part of Israelite society as long as the monarchy survived, and even beyond, when there was still thought or hope of restoring the kingship of the house of David.
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 Prophet, Prophecy
Chronologically, the prophets may be divided into four groups: (1) Amos, Hosea, Micah, and Isaiah, active in the 8th century BC; (2) Nahum, Zephaniah, Habakkuk, and Jeremiah, immediately preexilic (late 7th to early 6th century); (3) Ezekiel and Second Isaiah, exilic period; (4) the postexilic prophets.
The prophets of the other nations were on occasion ecstatic figures--persons who performed their tasks by whipping themselves into a state of ecstatic frenzy.
A typical form of prophetic speech is the oracle, or word from God, in which the expression of divine judgment is prefixed by an indictment that the prophet understands as his own explanation of cause for the divine judgment.
mb-soft.com /believe/txo/prophet.htm   (3301 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Prophecy, Prophet, and Prophetess
There were other Prophets with him, but only of the second rank, such as Aaron and Maria, Eldad and Medad, to whom Yahweh manifested himself in dreams and vision, but not in the audible voice with which He favoured him, who was most faithful in all His house (Numbers 12:7).
They are not Prophets in the strict sense of the word, nor are they disciples of the Prophets destined to become masters in their turn (the so-called "schools of Prophets").
XXIX in P. G., LXI, 240 sqq.) remarked that the Prophets always retained their self-conciousness and were never subject to the disordered and degrading psychic conditions of the pagan soothsayers and pythias; and, instead of enigmatical and puerile sybilline oracles, their pronouncements were often sublime and always worthy of God.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12477a.htm   (4074 words)

 prophet - Definitions from Dictionary.com
He himself was considered a prophet in his lifetime (see A prophet is not without honor save in his own country) and is still widely revered by non-Christians as a prophet, though not as the Messiah.
The prophets of the Bible often made predictions, which confirmed their authority when the predictions came true, but changing the lives of their people was a more central part of their mission.
(2.) The prophets of Judah, viz., Isaiah, Jeremiah, Obadiah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/prophet   (1134 words)

 Lambs to Slaughter: 14 Years with Elizabeth Clare Prophet / Church Universal, CSJ, 12(2)
Pietrangelo recounts his struggles with the Prophets, both of whom exhibited loose tempers and a highly manipulative style of leadership, using "crisis management" and deception: "Life in the organization, as in all cults, was a roller coaster ride with incredible highs and fearful lows.
For instance, just before Mark Prophet’s untimely death and afterwards, the members were required to buy survival equipment, gold and silver, and guns because of a predicted collapse of the economy and the onset of a war.
Mull had been kicked out by Prophet after he learned that she was using the devotees’ written confessions as references when they were supposed to have been burned.
www.csj.org /pub_csj/csjbookreview/csjbkrev122lambs.htm   (1817 words)

 January 2003
It is common for the credibility of prophets to be diminished by infidels who loudly proclaim Truth to be a lie — while claiming their deceptions are factual.
Prophets are persecuted for their lack of conformity to conventional thinking.
Prophets who are sent by God are usually ignored until it's too late to take their messages seriously.
www.tennesseeelijah.com /january_2003.html   (2914 words)

 Mormon prophet - MormonWiki
Prophets are not all cut out of the same character mold; they are people with different characteristics, different capabilities, and different skills.
Perhaps the primary factor, besides whether the prophet speaks in the name of the true and living God, is the affect that the prophet has upon the person asked to judge the truth of the prophet’s message.
The first prophet in modern times is Joseph Smith[1], and his call, charge, and message is consistent with the pattern established for prophets in the Bible.
www.mormonwiki.com /mormonism/Mormon_prophet   (1934 words)

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It is a notable feature in the history of prophet of Islam that his nearest relation, his beloved cousin and his bosom friends, who know him most intimately, were not thoroughly imbued with the truth of his mission and were convinced of the genuineness of his divine inspiration.
It is saying of the prophet of Islam that Morsel of food that one places in the mouth of his wife is an act of virtue to be rewarded by God.
Another tradition of the Prophet says "He who is satisfying the desire of his heart will be rewarded by God provided the methods adopted are permissible." A person was listening to him exclaimed 'O Prophet of God, he is answering the calls of passions, is only satisfying the craving of his heart.
www.usc.edu /dept/MSA/fundamentals/prophet/lifeofprophet.html   (5251 words)

 Guide to the Scriptures: Prophet
A prophet denounces sin and foretells its consequences.
On occasion, prophets may be inspired to foretell the future for the benefit of mankind.
The Church is built on a foundation of Apostles and prophets, Eph.
scriptures.lds.org /gsp/prophet   (378 words)

 Hud (prophet) @ Omnipresent.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Why do we forget that 2nd greatest companion of the Prophet (PBUH) Omer (may Allah SWT be pleased with him) terminated "HUD" (shariah punishments) while there...
Even after the drought, the people would not relent, so they were destroyed in a large storm from which only Hud and a few believers emerged.
Hud (Arabic هود) is a prophet of Islam.
www.omnipresent.org /encyclopedia/Hud_(prophet)   (278 words)

 Mormon/LDS Answers: Questions about LDS Prophets and the Mormons
Modern prophets and apostles are like the prophets and apostles of ancient times: they were called by God, ordained and authorized by God, given the power to teach inspired messages from Christ, and appointed to lead the Church of Christ.
When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.
Prophets are mortal men who have been ordained and chosen by God to be a mouthpiece for revelation and guidance, but that revelation only comes when God wills it, making it somewhat sporadic in both ancient and modern times.
www.jefflindsay.com /LDSFAQ/FQ_prophets.shtml   (20184 words)

 Bible Dictionary: Prophet
It was therefore part of the prophetic office to preserve and edit the records of the nation’s history; and such historical books as Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Sam., 1 and 2 Kings were known by the Jews as the former Prophets.
It was also the prophet’s duty to denounce sin and foretell its punishment, and to redress, so far as he could, both public and private wrongs.
In a general sense a prophet is anyone who has a testimony of Jesus Christ by the Holy Ghost, as in Num.
scriptures.lds.org /bdp/prophet   (235 words)

 Prophet - OrthodoxWiki
Orthodoxy teaches that John the Baptist (also known as John the Forerunner) was the last of the prophets, thus tightly linking the period of prophecy in the Old Testament with Jesus, who delivered the fullness or fulfillment of the law.
In doing so, they often manage to diminish the role of Holy Tradition by overemphasizing such new "revelations." Mormons also think that the current president of their "church" is a prophet.
Likewise, in the New Testament Christ warned against false prophets and said that one should judge a prophet by his fruits.
www.orthodoxwiki.org /Prophet   (432 words)

 Islam - Encyclopedia Dramatica
Kind of like the Mormonism of Arab religions, Islam (as in "I slam women to the ground and kick in their teeth for leaving the house") was created by a crazy guy who thought that his religion was a continuation of Judiasm.
Formed by the "prophet" Mohammed at least 100 years ago, Islam may well be an honest continuation of God's word, primely suited to guide humanity to certain death through the magic of blowing up airliners over the Atlantic Ocean.
They call God Allah and read the Qur’an (Arabaic for "completely irrelevant history") instead of the Bible and instead of Moses or Jesus, their main guy is Mohammed.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Prophet_Muhammad   (366 words)

 HPL: The Daily Prophet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Alternatively, the text of a copy of the Prophet delivered in the morning might change as the day wears on with the latest news using something similar to the Protean Charm which Hermione used on the fake Galleons.
As happened during the summer of Y15, when Harry and Dumbledore were slandered in the Prophet, it is possible for the newspaper to be manipulated and for its content to be slanted intentionally.
Unfortunately, the Prophet does not seem to have a lot of journalistic integrity, as is clear from the fact that Rita Skeeter wrote for it regularly until the spring of Y15.
www.hp-lexicon.org /wizworld/prophet.html   (972 words)

 USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts
In the next 20 years of his life, he communicated the message of Allah to his people, and set an example for how each human being should lead her or his life.
This is especially valuable since Muhammad (saas) is the last Prophet of Allah.
In the year 632, the year of his death, the Prophet delivered his famous last sermon.
www.usc.edu /dept/MSA/fundamentals/prophet   (174 words)

Montanus was probably the earliest person to try to resurrect the prophetic office in the Church, he was proven a false prophet and he and his followers were condemned as heretics by the early Church fathers.
The early church fathers knew that those claiming the office of prophet or prophetess were in fact false prophets and thus a danger to the true faith of the members of the Body of Christ.
Bernard Jordan is a follower of prophet Bill Hamon and has taught in his "school of the prophets." It is obvious that anyone claiming to receive the "word of the Lord" for money is a false prophet.
www.discernment.org /prophetic/prophet.htm   (7046 words)

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