For many years the Church has been asking people, “Do you know who Jesus Christ is?” Today’s question, however, is, “Does Jesus Christ know who you are?”
Through two wonderful gifts of the Holy Spirit, prophecy and the word of knowledge, we have discovered that when you receive a prophetic word and it is straight from the thr one of God you are launched into a euphoric experience. Having the knowledge that God knows who you are is like having your name called from heaven revealing to everyone that your name is written in the Lamb’s book of life.
The gift of prophecy creates a pathway, imparting purpose into your life. Knowing even a small part of your destiny for this life can make a huge difference. With all the struggles that you are going through, receiving a word of Knowledge from our Father that tells you He knows what is happening in your life today or reveals something He fixed in your past increases the measure of your faith. Does it not? It builds power within you to hear that He is on your side. You can rest assured in the fact that you can handle all things when you know God has your back.
I believe this is why Apostle Paul encouraged the body of Christ to seek spiritual gifts, and why he specifically requested that in our search we ask for the gift of prophecy. For God’s prophetic words build, comfort and exhort the body of Christ into a unified force of faith that effectively changes the world.
Prophecy is a spiritual gift from the Holy Spirit. This gift is the foretelling of things to come. Many who have the gift of prophecy are also found to have an accompanying spiritual gift, the word of knowledge. The word of Knowledge gives the spiritual ability of knowing in part about a person’s life, whether the word speaks to their past or present situation.
What is the Problem with My Prophetic Word?
The two gifts working in unison are very powerful. However, there are a couple of things I would like to point out about these two gifts. The word of knowledge has much more of a shock and awe effect than the gift of prophecy. The gift of prophecy reveals things that are to happen somewhere in their future. Most people will go through many tests and changes, a pruning process, before their prophecy comes to pass. This is what we call the PROCESS. Most people wish to avoid this part and go straight to the PROMISE that is declared in the prophecy.
The vast majority of the test takes place within one’s soul. The mind, however, poses the big question: is this prophecy even from God and if so when will it come to pass? The recipient of the prophecy must wait sometimes years before the prophecy comes to pass. They must have patience in order to know whether or not the word was truly from God. Sometimes it takes so long for the word to come to pass they forget ever receiving their prophecy until years after it has, and then it hits them like a bolt of lightning.
On the other hand, when a word of knowledge is given, its impact is immediate and the person knows without a doubt the word is from God because it has already happened in their life, which makes the reality of the gift unquestionable.
What Makes a Prophecy Appear to Hit and Miss?
Here are some other reasons people become confused after they have received a prophetic word. When the message is delivered it may start with a word of knowledge then go into prophecy, foretelling of things to come, and later shift back to a word of knowledge, speaking about something that has already happened in their life. This can become confusing to the person receiving the prophetic word.
There have been times when I mailed out a prophetic word and the person called and told me later that I was right in a few places but the other parts of their word did not fit them. After listening to their prophecy, I discovered that the parts they said were correct were words of Knowledge. The ones they said I missed were prophecy. Well, of course the prophecy has not manifested in their life, for they just received the prophecy a few days before calling me. How would the word have time to come to pass?
These two gifts listed in 1 Corinthians chapter 12 are found to be in operation throughout the Holy Bible. We also find in the Scriptures a guide for those who are delivering a prophetic word. This same Scripture is used in the body of Christ today; its purpose is to keep those ministering in the gift of prophecy or the word of knowledge from hurting people by delivering cruel and punishing words. If this Scripture is not enforced, people can use their own words as weapons rather than using the true spiritual gift to express our heavenly Father’s love.
“But he who prophesies speaks edification and exhortation and comfort to men” (1 Corinthians 14:3).
Can it be Different When a Prophet Prophesies?
The same verse, however, does NOT apply to all who prophesy. For those who walk in the office of an apostle or prophet, you will discover that this verse does not always fit when a prophet is ministering in the word of knowledge or in the gift of prophecy.
A Prophet also has the gift of prophecy and operates in the word of Knowledge; however, there are times the prophetic word is for correction and confirms that God knows what you have been doing in secret. Scripture tells us that what is done in darkness shall be brought into the light and that which is done in secret shall be shouted from the rooftops. It is the prophet’s place to speak when God calls upon him or her to minister in a prophetic word of correction. If the prophetic word is received, the rebuke can bring comfort, exhortation or edification.
In fact, the very writer of the letter to the Church at Corinth was Apostle Paul, who gave this verse I am using as the focus of this teaching, proving there is a difference between those who operate in the gift of prophecy and those who walk in the office of an apostle or prophet.
We see in the book of Acts that it was common to find apostles and prophets traveling together. The apostle Paul and the prophet Silas were a traveling pair, as was Barnabas, an apostle, and Judas, a prophet, who traveled as a ministry team.
In one of the recorded accounts from the book of Acts, Paul and possibly Silas came upon a false prophet named Elymas, a sorcerer who had been harassing and hindering them from preaching the gospel. Paul turned and prophesied blindness to come upon the man. The Scripture proves that there is a difference in the instruction Apostle Paul gave to the Church at Corinth and how he operated in this instance. Why? Because there is definite distinction between walking in the ascension gift ministries as an Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Pastor and Teacher according to Ephesians 4:11 and those who operate in spiritual gifts listed in 1 Corinthians 12.
“Then Saul, who also is called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked intently at him and said, ‘full of all deceit and all fraud, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease perverting the straight ways of the Lord? And now, indeed, the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you shall be blind, not seeing the sun for a time’
“And immediately a dark mist fell on him, and he went around seeking someone to lead him by the hand. Then the proconsul believed, when he saw what had been done, being astonished at the teaching of the Lord” (Acts 13:9-12).
Surprisingly, this is not the only account where the Holy Spirit has revealed, according to the Holy Scriptures, what power is given to the prophets. Power even to prophesy curses upon those who hindered the gospel. We also see that in the days of tribulation the Holy Spirit will give power to the prophets to call down plagues and pestilence equal to the days Moses and Aaron as they stood before Pharaoh demanding that he let the people of God go free.
“In the days of the sounding of the seventh angel, when he is about to sound, the mystery of God would be finished, as He declared to His servants the prophets” (Rev 10:7).
“And he said to me, ‘You must prophesy again about many peoples, nations, tongues, and kings'” (Rev. 10:11).
“These have power to shut heaven, so that no rain falls in the days of their prophecy; and they have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to strike the earth with all plagues, as often as they desire” (Rev. 11:6).
God Would Never Give a Prophetic Curse, Right!
I know that it is not popular to reveal the complete truth from what is recorded in the Holy Scriptures. However, if you are like me you only want the truth. The truth forces us to listen for God’s word. This is why we must know exactly how to pray, hear and obey. It is paramount we obey Him, for to do otherwise would be far too costly.
My calling came as God spoke to me from Ezekiel 33 on the 14th day of March 1979, and i t is part of my calling to share and teach on the prophetic gifts and functions, even to those who operate in the duties of a prophet, who stand in the office of a prophet. I pray we all be open to hear God’s message. In this day and time we need to shed more light upon the truth, lest we find ourselves out of balance within the prophetic camp.
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Comments and Testimonies
“Thank You” for your kindness to me. Your kindness makes me want to cry. I don’t know if I am allowed, but to me you are my “Spiritual Father”. Through this last season – God has showed me that like David who went to Nob, and the priest asked him – “Why are you alone? Why is no one with you?” David answered….”The King sent me on a mission and said to me, “No one is to know anything about the mission I am sending you on. God has been with me and your words…have comforted me.
Thank you again for all that you do…for people like us…in the precious name of Jesus..
Yay for the very clear line of distinction!
By the grace and truth of Christ, you really made the line clear. Yes! That explains it! It was the Lord Jesus Christ and His Holy Spirit making the words jump off the page!
I am thankful to have roots in a stream of faith whose foundation is the Bible. However, a shortfall there is thinking that we would never hear-or could never trust-hearing from His Spirit. Yet, training in understanding and knowledge of Scriptures uniquely qualifies a person to trust hearing from the Holy Spirit because he/she will know His Voice, having studied His way of doing things in the Bible.
The balance-and an anchor point–you wrote: “the Bible is the tuning fork” so we will know what is God and what is not. Then, we can pray, hear and obey His Spirit, trusting we hear His Voice which brings illumination to the Bible not contradiction.
This is balance-the Word and the Spirit. It is wise to spend time to know the Scriptures so that we can trust that the Voice we follow is the Holy Spirit, not another.
So. . .the purpose-not the end point–of learning Scripture is to be led by the Holy Spirit. Thank you for making this clear!
Thank you for sounding this very clear trumpet, and may the Lord make that stone you threw in the water have great and far-reaching ripples for His Kingdom.
Thank you and blessings
This is just the word for media I am a student in my final semester and my parents have really struggled to pay for my school fees and money has been a really big issue in our house.
So last week I went for a job fair and I was really desperate for a job because I would like to assist my parents financially was obsessed with being financially independent and thinking of all sorts of ways to start a business but this week it’s like God was just speaking to me and telling me to stop being worried about everything and just have rest and focus on Him especially because if am a believer I shouldn’t worry the way people of the world do.
I just have so much peace right now and I have just surrendered everything to Him including a major exam which I’ll be doing in December and need to pass all my papers’ know that I have already passed and He will just take care of my future.
I wanted to thank you very much for sending me the handkerchiefs that went with the prophecies I had ordered for my family. It was definitely a gift from God as I had no more money to order them. I can’t thank you enough for your kindness. God bless you all and may you have a very Blessed Christmas.
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What is Prophetic Counseling?
There is a difference between receiving Prophetic Counseling vs. Personal Prophecy.
When giving prophetic guidance and counseling it helps to know more about the person. The difference is when you receive a prophetic word from God He is telling you what He wants to say. When I am ministering in prophetic counseling He is giving me answers to what you need to know and what to do in order to receive the results you are looking for. When emailing or visiting over the phone most of the time God gives me the answers within seconds, if they are warranted questions. My understanding of this scripture below is different than what the Word of Faith movement taught me:
“For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.”
Anytime I am with someone or chatting via email or other ways I am listening to what God has to say. The is a totally different understanding of this verse rather than what Word of Faith has been teaching over the years; “Whatever we agree upon it will come to pass” one major flaw is the one person left out of this formula, GOD!
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What do Prophetic Family Partner’s Receive?
- Prophetic Counseling
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I Want to be Your Prophetic Pastor
In the past, I spent much of my time traveling to other countries, but ministering in distant places left me drained. I have decided to hang up my traveling shoes and focus upon those families who regularly support this ministry. It is time for me to develop long term relationships with the people who have a real desire to learn more about what God is doing today.
Since 1989, I have ministered to over 120,000 people via prophecy as of May 1995. I receive hundreds of prophecy requests each year and I will continue to send out personal prophecy via Audio Email and on CD’s to those who are seeking God.
In addition to the prophetic gift God has given me, the Lord has also directed me to become a Prophetic Pastor to those who will receive me. In this new capacity, I can sew prophetic seeds into the lives of those who want to prosper with me. If you will allow me to be your Prophetic Pastor, I will commit to be there for you, and help you prosper in spiritual and financial health and wealth.
In recent years, it has become almost impossible to reach me; my home telephone rings day and night. For this reason, I have started the Family Partners Telephone Access Card. The Access card allows Family Partners to reach me during times of trouble or when having difficulty finding God’s will when making tough decisions. When you use the Access card, I will seek God’s direction for you and help determine how God wants to meet your immediate needs.
3 John 2
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Receiving Your Personal Prophecy
Though a prophet may receive a monetary blessing when giving a person a word from God, he is not to be mistaken for a hireling. A prophet who is a hireling will give a false prophecy at the request of his financial provider for monetary gain.
In contrast to these false prophets, there are men of God who desire to only speak God’s words and to reveal God’s plans for the people. These men receive their spiritual blessing from God and their financial blessing from God’ people.
Old Testament Times
In the Old Testament we find that the Lord commanded Samuel, a prophet of God, to prophesy over a young man who would be coming his way around lunchtime. The Lord indicated that this young man’s name was Saul and he would be looking for his father’s lost donkeys.
I Samuel 9:6
Today’s Spiritual Guidance
As it was in the Old Testament it is today; it is not evil to seek a prophet for spiritual guidance or direction from God.
I Samuel 9:7
Then Saul’s servant said, “Look, I have here at hand one fourth of a shekel of silver. I will give that to the man of God, to tell us our way.”
I Samuel 9:8
In this and other scriptures throughout the Bible, God has shown us that we must support his prophets. These men of old had conviction that they must bless the prophet, Samuel, for his intercession. God wants His people to be cheerful in giving.
II Corinthians 9:6,7
You Can Receive Your Own Personal Message From God!
Prophet Kent of Prophetic Ministries Today can provide you with a personal audio tape or CD message.
Prophet Kent of Prophetic Ministries Today can provide you with a personal audio tape or CD message.
A prophetic message will include one or more of the following:
- Word of Knowledge – confirms revelation which reveals past or present situation.
- Word of Wisdom – conditional revelation which requires doing something for it to be realized.
- Prophecy – revelation of things to come with or without one’s faith.
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