The Prophet as God’s Executioner

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My friend and fellow blogger of Revealing the Christian Life, Denise Fyffe, recently sent me an article from Charisma Magazine, entitled Prophetic Wannabees and the Prophetic Reform by Jeremiah Johnson. It was of interest because it confirmed some of the things the Lord spoke to us about changes that will occur with the operation of prophets.

Latter-Day Prophesy

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My friend and fellow blogger of Revealing the Christian Life, Denise Fyffe, recently sent me an article from Charisma Magazine, entitled Prophetic Wannabees and the Prophetic Reform by Jeremiah Johnson.  It was of interest because it confirmed some of the things the Lord spoke to us about changes that will occur with the operation of prophets.

A major issue Mr. Johnson outlined was that some prophets believed God sent them to destroy a ministry.   A prophet may warn but is not charged to execute God’s judgement on His people.  Warning is given to allow an opportunity for repentance, so the judgement is averted (Ezekiel 3:16-21; Jonah 4).

God may inform the prophet of impending destruction but request that only intercession be done.  No warning must be given.  One such example is the interaction between God and Abraham in Genesis…

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