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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)

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)

Two Relationship Challenges of Prophets — Jeremy Caris

If you’re called as a prophet, chances are you’ve experienced two different relationship challenges in your life. If you haven’t yet, you likely will because you must learn that your identity does not rely on your gifts or performance. You are who God says you are regardless of how you are received…(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)

So often we hear, but we don’t listen. We need the Father to teach us to listen. Some of us have learned to listen for the things we want to hear. But that’s not enough for a prophet. Prophets listen for the Voice. You listen for the relationship. You are driven for nearness…(Read More)

Prophets are like living mortar in the foundation, like concrete flowing and filling in the gaps and crevices; strengthening and molding the pieces together into one fortified wall. Without the prophet, the foundations become weakened and unstable. In the New Covenant, a prophet’s ultimate mission is the same as everyone else’s: we are…(Read More)