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Some years ago I started identifying the difference between real prophecy and presumption or assumption. But over the past couple of years, I’ve realized I need to add two other things that often masquerade as prophecy: theology and wishful thinking. Here’s the way I see it.   Real prophecy is like the seeds in…(Read More)

The Apostle Paul came to a point in life where he was being told by others, even “through the Spirit,” to not go to Jerusalem. As you probably know, he went anyway. Was Paul right in going? Was he acting full of courage and wisdom, and as he said, “constrained by the Spirit?” Or was…(Read More)

Being Non-Conformist

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I’ll say it real plain… Jesus would be asked to step down from ministry today in many places simply because He was being Jesus. Although many people began to flock after Jesus, even into desolate places, many also ended up turning away because He wasn’t trying to impress them and He wasn’t…(Read More)

Prophetic Culture Challenge, Part 2: Prophets Versus Prophesy - Jeremy Caris

Believers who function in the gift of prophecy are not necessarily prophets. Prophets are called by Christ to a greater level of service and responsibility within the body of Christ. There is a fundamental distinction between prophets versus prophecy. Let me state it unequivocally: the gift of prophecy available to all Spirit-filled believers does…(Read More)

Rooted In Identity — Jeremy Cairs

You’re not a prophet because of what you do. You are a prophet because it’s who God says you are. It’s identity first and function later. And the function, or anointing, of each particular prophet is uniquely defined by God, shaped by their gifts, and directed by their assignment. God develops prophets…(Read More)

Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a lifelong friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I…(Read More)

Being a prophet doesn’t mean you’re always in the right or accurate… but you may tend to think you are. Yeah I just went there… but that’s the truth. I know that because I always think I’m right, and experience has taught me that I often am… but not always. And…(Read More)

Seasons have shifted—yesterday is done and tomorrow is coming faster than you think. Many of you have felt like you’ve been on hold, but now you need to be on alert. Things will suddenly be falling into your lap. Yet at the same time, I believe there will be a separation between those…(Read More)

If you’re called as a prophet, you need godly counsel and wise influence. Just like anyone else, you need to learn from the learned. You need fathers and mothers in the faith who have gone before you. You need relationships with people who will keep you grounded and accountable for what you say and…(Read More)