Ask a Pastor Column
September 30, 2021
Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions
Q: Are there prophets in the world today?
A: To “prophesy” in the Bible fundamentally means to “speak under the influence of someone or something else.” It can refer to insane babbling (I Samuel 18:10), speech inspired by evil spirits (II Chronicles 18:18-22), faithfully communicating messages from God (Ezra 5:1), or recording God’s messages, which would eventually become the books of the Bible (Hebrews 1:1).
Do any or all of these activities continue in modern times? Leaving insane babbling to one side, the New Testament warns...