Prophet: An authoritative teacher of Yahweh's will
Hebrew Nabi = to expound, to preach.
Greek Prophetes = public expounder
|Genesis 18:17|| And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do; |
18: Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
|Amos 3:7||Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.|
|Deuteronomy 18:15|| The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken;|
16: According to all that thou desiredst of the LORD thy God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not.
17: And the LORD said unto me, They have well spoken that which they have spoken.
18: I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.
19: And it shall come to pass, that whosoever will not hearken unto my words which he shall speak in my name, I will require it of him.
|Deuteronomy 18:20||But the prophet, which shall presume to speak a word in my name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or that shall speak in the name of other gods, even that prophet shall die.|
21: And if thou say in thine heart, How shall we know the word which the LORD hath not spoken?
22: 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.
|Matthew 7:15||Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
|Matthew 24:4||And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.|
|v 11||And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.
|v 24||For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
|Mark 13:22||For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.|
|2 Corinthians 11:13|| For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.|
14: And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.
|Revelation 19:20||And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.|
|Matthew 7:21|| Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.|
22: Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
23: And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
|Isaiah 8:16||: Bind up the testimony, seal the law among my disciples...|
|v 19||And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto wizards that peep, and that mutter: should not a people seek unto their God? for the living to the dead?||v 20
||To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
|Matthew 7:15|| Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.|
16: Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
17: Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
18: A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
19: Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
20: Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
|Acts 17:11||These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.|
|Deuteronomy 28:63-66||Read this passage. Has it not come true?
|2 Kings 17:5-18||Read this passage. Is it not a fact?|
|Jeremiah 33:23-26||Read this passage about Yahweh's everlasting bond with His people
Israel. It will last as long as day follows night.
|Romans 11:1|| I say then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.|
2: God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew..
|Jeremiah 23:3||And I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all countries whither I have driven them, and will bring them again to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and increase.|
4: And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall they be lacking, saith the LORD.
|Jeremiah 29:14||And I will be found of you, saith the LORD: and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith the LORD; and I will bring you again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive.
|Jeremiah 31:10||Hear the word of the LORD, O ye nations, and declare it in the isles afar off, and say, He that scattered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as a shepherd doth his flock.|
11: For the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and ransomed him from the hand of him that was stronger than he.
12: Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.
|Ezekiel 20:41||I will accept you with your sweet savour, when I bring you out from the people, and gather you out of the countries wherein ye have been scattered; and I will be sanctified in you before the heathen.|
|2 Chronicles 20:20||And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.|