September 3, 2017

The Importance of Prophecy

Passage: Luke 24:26-27, 44
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Bible Text: Luke 24:26-27, 44 | Preacher: Pastor Bruce Carlson | Series: Determined

Prophecy is one-fourth of the Bible
Prophecy: A foretelling; prediction; a declaration of something to come

Prophecy failure is to be rejected. Deu. 18:20-22
God says the Bible is his breath. 2 Tim. 3:16-17

Prophecy Provides a solid hope for the Future
Prophecy is evidence of the accuracy of the Bible

Isaiah’s prophecy of Cyrus in brief. Isaiah 45:1

Prophecy Establishes the Value of Human Conduct

Is what I am doing pleasing to God?
Is what I am doing displeasing to God?

Prophecy Reveals God’s Righteousness

Prophecy reveals God’s accounting system. Rev 20:10-15, 1 Cor 3:13-15
Prophecy reveals God’s courtroom

Prophecy provides a guide to the meaning of human history. Gen. 1:1; Rev. 22:20

An unfolding of God’s plan
An unfolding of God’s love, mercy, and grace
An unfolding of God’s power

Conclusion: 1 Peter 3:3-10