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Prophecy is a gift that God takes seriously.
Prophecy is one of the gifts of the Spirit and false prophecy is equivalent to blaspheming the Truth.
Prophecy has been playing a role throughout the Bible.
www.geocities.com /gngerald/Prophets.html   (2723 words)

Writers on mystical theology consider prophecies with reference to the illumination of the mind, to the objects revealed, and to the means by which the knowledge is conveyed to the human mind.
Prophecy may take place even when the senses are suspended in ecstasy, but this in mystical terminology is called rapture.
The prophecy was quoted by Ambrose Lisle Philipps on the occasion of the reestablishment of the Catholic hierarchy in England by Pope Pius IX in 1850.
newadvent.org /cathen/12473a.htm#malachy   (3477 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Prophecy, Prophet, and Prophetess
Prophecy, in general, signifies the supernatural message of the Prophet, and more especially, from custom, the predictive element of the prophetic message.
The son promised to David in Nathan's prophecy (2 Samuel 7) is at once Solomon and the Messianic king.
Directly or indirectly all the prophecies are concerned with the obstacles to be removed before the coming of the new kingdom or with the preparation of the New and final Covenant.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12477a.htm   (4053 words)

 Prophecy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Prophecy is interesting from a philosophical point of view because it introduces interesting questions about divine knowledge, time, and human freedom.
When philosophers discuss prophecy, they are typically interested in prophecies concerning the contingent future, so that will be the focus in the remainder of this article.
If a prophecy were to be very specific, then it might actually render the action in question inevitable, they admit, but they also insist that rendering an action inevitable is not the same as making it unfree.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/prophecy   (3945 words)

 WW3 - Prophecy and the Coming World War Three
Prophecy, in a broad sense, is the prediction of future events.
Bible Prophecy Warnings - Several cautions are in order for those who wish to know the truth but do not want to not be misled by false teachers.
Avoiding the Great Deception - Why such prophecies are important, basics of studying, defining and comparing views, and the dangers of misinterpretation.
www.threeworldwars.com /prophecy.htm   (757 words)

 Prophecy, Prophets and the Holy Spirit Lifestyle
This outbreak of prophecy soon had its problems and discernment was needed so that Paul would write phrases like "let the others weigh what is said", 'don't despise prophetic utterances' and "hold to what is good, reject what is evil" in regard to NT prophecy.
Prophecy is for the building up of the church not for the personal domination of individual believers by the "prophet".
Prophecies which purport to give the fate of America or the nature of the end times are, in my view, highly suspect - that is unless the person or group receiving the prophecy is somehow directly connected with these things and needs that word.
aibi.gospelcom.net /articles/prophecy.htm   (3037 words)

Prophecies written hundreds, yes thousands of years ago are now finding fulfillment in events all around us.
Many aspects of this prophecy of the United States of America were elaborated upon by divine instruction more than one hundred years ago in the writings of one who received visions from God.
Persons interested in Bible prophecy as it applies to our times in the United States will be watching this case carefully, knowing that those prophecies predict the time when America will be a persecuting power to "non-compliant" Christians for their loyalty to the law of God over the laws of men.
www.judgmenthour.org /prophecy.htm   (13927 words)

Carrier summarizes the debate over whether Isaiah in 7:14 meant 'virgin' in what is taken by Christians to be a prophecy of the messiah's birth.
Prophecies: Imaginary and Unfulfilled (1991) by Farrell Till
It is, in fact, a testament to the time that inspired it, the terrible persecutions of the Jews under Antiochus in the late second century BCE.
www.infidels.org /library/modern/theism/christianity/prophecy.html   (216 words)

 Fulfilled Prophecies and other Evidence that the Bible is the Word of God   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In order for a prophecy to display evidence of divine inspiration, it must contain information that the person speaking or writing the prophecy could not have known by natural means.
Prophecy fulfillments well documented in secular history include (1.) Daniel's prophecy of the 70 weeks and (2.) the people of Israel to be scattered into all nations and to live in fear and persecution.
One prophecy that occurs again and again in the Old Testament is the prophecy of the people of Israel being scattered to all nations.
www.matthewmcgee.org /prophesy.html   (4770 words)

 Prophecies in the Bible
Contrary to the prophecy in 48:21, Joseph died in Egypt, not Israel.
Matthew (2:17-18) quotes this verse, claiming that it was a prophecy of King Herod's alleged slaughter of the children in and around Bethlehem after the birth of Jesus.
Matthew quotes Jeremiah 31:15, claiming that it was a prophecy of King Herod's alleged slaughter of the children in and around Bethlehem after the birth of Jesus.
www.skepticsannotatedbible.com /proph/long.html   (5741 words)

 Prophecy (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The great use of prophecy was to perpetuate faith in his coming, and to prepare the world for that event.
But there are many subordinate and intermediate prophecies, also, which hold an important place in the great chain of events which illustrate the sovereignty and all-wise overruling providence of God.
In the writings of the prophets Isaiah (2:18-21), Jeremiah (27:3-7; 29:11-14), Ezekiel (5:12; 8), Daniel (8; 9:26, 27), Hosea (9:17), there are also many prophecies regarding the events which were to befall that people.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/prophecy.html   (453 words)

 Prophecy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cultures in which prophecy played an important role include the Assyrians, Celts, Chaldeans, Chinese, Druids, Egyptians, Greeks, Hebrews, Indians, indigineous North Americans, Mayans, Tibetans, and many in the Christian and Muslim traditions, among others.
Such events equated with dreams, visions and remote viewing by deniers were taken to be true by followers and took him to be the 'Last Prophet' until the 'End of Times'.
He is not acknowledged by Christians, Jews or Muslims as the 'Promised One' as they believe the events of the End Time did not occur during his lifetime.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prophecy   (1474 words)

I have been giving public prophecy for the past 2 or 3 years regarding Colorado Springs being separated as a 'city of refuge'.
Drawing a parallel from the Bible, a city of refuge was designated as a safe haven from those who were put at risk by an inadvertent or accidental death causing incident; which necessitated that the victim's family appoint 'an avenger of the blood'...
The prophecy here given on the communist lands began to be fulfilled two years later as their governments were toppled and Christians were given more freedom after decades of repression.
www.kingdom-gospel.com /prophecy.html   (6630 words)

 Prophecy. A Hollywood Jesus visual film review.
david, i have watched the prophecy trilogy and have always wondered which elements of the movie are real and which are make-believe.
If he's not in it I don't think that it will be the same,because he plays the part of Gabriel very well, and I don't think anyone else could play that part as good as him.
I am a Protestant Christian and I think Prophecy is pure fantasy,based on a real book,the bible,just that.A very well-done movie with very good performances,a classic on its genre.
www.hollywoodjesus.com /prophecy.htm   (2795 words)

 Prophecy of the Popes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Those who doubt the prophecy's authenticity claim that the prophecy's mottoes fit the earlier popes much better than they do those elected after the document's first publication.
An evidence against the prophecy would be when Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger chose the name Benedict XVI, this was seen by some as the fulfilment the prophecy Gloria Olivae, since it is claimed that the olive branch is sometimes used as a symbol of St.
Pope Clement XIII, referred to in the prophecy Rosa Umbriae, the rose of Umbria, who is stated to have used a rose "as his personal emblem" (his coat of arms does not include one, however, nor was he from Umbria nor had any connection with the region).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prophecy_of_the_Popes   (4877 words)

 Ezekiel and the Oracles Against Tyre
Invariably this discussion turns to the nature of prophecy, and the theological implications various ways of understanding Scripture have on how prophecy should be viewed.
This, as it often does, assumes a certain theory of inspiration of Scripture in order to maintain its inerrancy, which is then used in a circular fashion, to confirm the same theories of inspiration (see Revelation and Inspiration of Scripture and God’s Foreknowledge, Predestination, and Human Freedom).
All this says that to attempt to relate this prophecy to events 250 years later simply to vindicate a certain view of prophecy is not valid, and borders on not dealing with the biblical text honestly.
www.cresourcei.org /ezekiel.html   (3184 words)

Prophecy began in 1991 in Shreveport, LA. James Parks II (guitars/vocals/drums) met a couple of other musicians and started jamming together, then decided to form a band.
PROPHECY began writing new material for their debut 5-song EP "It Shall Come to Pass", (released by Prophecy Records on cassette in March 1996).
In March of 1997 a 2-song promo was released by Prophecy Records on cassette for promotion of their debut full-length CD, "Foretold...Foreseen", which was released by Prophecy Records in October 1998.
www.myspace.com /prophecysdomain   (792 words)

 Prophecy Articles from Contender Minstries
The Messianic prophecies of the Old Testament were fulfilled through Jesus Christ our Savior and Many more will be fulfilled when he reigns again in the Millennial Kingdom.
The usual argument I hear against the study of end-time prophecy is that no one will know when the Lord will return for the saints, and we shouldnt try to predict when that will occur.
However I would counter that familiarizing yourself with end-times prophecy, and keeping an eye on current world events from that perspective, is not the same as trying to predict the return of Christ.
www.contenderministries.org /prophecy.php   (1553 words)

Scripture quotes may be a part of prophecy but the gift of prophecy should not be confused with the natural ability some people have to remember and quote Scripture.
Sometimes there is an element of prophecy in preaching when one is anointed by the Spirit and is inspired to say things which come from the spirit rather than just from the mind, but that is only one of many ways in which prophecy is expressed.
To prophecy is to speak for God as His mouthpiece.
www.joywell.org /Gifts/prophecy.html   (1303 words)

 Amazon.com: Prophecy: Video: Robert Foxworth,Talia Shire,Armand Assante,Richard A. Dysart,Victoria Racimo,George ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
1979's "Prophecy" (not to be confused with the "The Prophecy" series that started in the mid-90s) is an 'envirornmental destruction'-based horror movie that does a fine job of being both an 'issues film' and a great horror stories.
Severely heightening the stress are a couple of unsolved disappearances in the woods over the last couple of months, which the company is openly accusing the natives of being responsible for.
I was 15 at the time and had the choice of seeing either one; I picked "Prophecy" only because I was so intrigued by the 15-foot tall grotesque monster that was supposed to be in the film.
www.amazon.com /Prophecy-Robert-Foxworth/dp/6300213811   (2357 words)

Torres reluctantly complies, and in the meeting a skeptical elder, T'Greth, realizes she is only half-Klingon and that the baby, with a human father, is also a "mongrel child." Captain Kohlar counters that the signs of the prophecy are there, but T'Greth believes he led them to a false savior.
Later, Kohlar tells Torres that whether or not her baby is the true savior, they must convince his people that she is. He explains that they have been searching for more than a hundred years, and have found nothing but hardship and isolation.
When Torres' husband Tom Paris comes to her defense, T'Greth tests his role in the prophecy by challenging him to a death match.
www.startrek.com /startrek/view/series/VOY/episode/114876.html   (1104 words)

 Prophecy Productions :: Auerbach Tonträger :: Lupus Lounge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
After Markus B. parted ways with all his co-musicians at the end of last year in order to continue Autumnblaze as a studio project with Schwadorf, the working model they used for their albums "Bleak" and "Mute Boy Sad Girl", he now officially announces the end of Autumnblaze.
In spring 2006, the 500 copies of the band's self-released CD were sold out after just a few months; now, Prophecy Productions will re-release the album in a reworked version on November 24th, 2006.
After signing it also to Prophecy we wanted to re-release it with the title TENHI and so bring the saga together.
www.prophecy-productions.de /front_content.php?idcat=257   (1389 words)

 Bible Prophecy
These prophecies clearly show that those who live under its benevolent rule will enjoy great blessings including universal peace, freedom for all, and the elimination of all the ills that plague humanity today.
The Bible is also full of prophecies that speak of unimaginable pain and suffering that the Creator God says he is going to pour out on his human creation before he returns to establish his Father's government on earth.
Our primary goal is to share our knowledge and understanding of the Sovereign God's plan and purpose for humanity with those who are interested in living their lives according to the law of God, not by the dictates and traditions of men.
www.bible-prophecy.net   (301 words)

And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand.--Rev 22:10
To further understand what prophecy foretells for our lifetime visit the End Time Section of...
Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.
www.angelfire.com /ok/EndTimeProphecy   (65 words)

 Prophecy, the Bible and Jesus
Fulfilled prophecy is strong evidence that God is the author of the Bible because when you look at the mathematical odds of prophecy being fulfilled, you quickly see a design, a purpose, and a guiding hand behind the Bible.
If just one prophecy failed, then we would know that God is not the true God, because the creator of all things, which includes time, would not be wrong about predicting the future.
Stoner says that by using the modern science of probability in reference to eight prophecies, 'we find that the chance that any man might have lived down to the present time and fulfilled all eight prophecies is 1 in 10
www.carm.org /bible/prophecy.htm   (1725 words)

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