The Gift of PROPHECY - The Spoken Word!
Paul says WE should earnestly desire spiritual gifts, especially the gift of prophesy.
I Corinthians 14: 1-3
All are given a gift when saved.
Ephesians 2:8–9 (NKJV) For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 not of works, lest anyone should boast.
Gifts of The Spirit - Corinthians 12: 4-11.
However the gifts are not the measuring stick for spiritual maturity. But Rather the Fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Galatians 5:22-23
Gifts cannot be “earned.”
1. Will you use the gift?
2. How is your character?
Today’s gifts are for:
Prophecy calls out the greatness in people!
The Power Of The Spoken Word!
Proverbs 18:21 “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.”
Matthew 18:18–20 (NKJV)
18 “Assuredly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven. 19 “Again I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven. 20 For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.”