Also called: Prediction
Communication of a divine message through a human. Used, for example, when a person says, “Thus says the LORD.”

Top Bible Verses about Prophecy

Deuteronomy 18:18–22

I will raise up a prophet for them from among their countrymen like you, and I will place my words into his mouth, and he shall speak to them everything that I command him. And then the man that will not listen to my words that he shall speak in my name, I will hold accountable. However, the prophet that behaves presumptuously by speaking a word in my name that I have not commanded him to speak, and who speaks in the name of other gods, then that prophet shall die.’ And if you say to yourself, … Read Deuteronomy 18:18–22
Isaiah 55:11

Isaiah 55:10–11

For just as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and they do not return there except they have watered the earth thoroughly and cause it to bring forth and sprout, and give seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so shall be my word that goes out from my mouth. It shall not return to me without success, but shall accomplish what I desire and be successful in the thing for which I sent it. Read Isaiah 55:10–11

Acts 2:17–18

‘And it will be in the last days,’ God says, ‘I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters will prophesy, and your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams. And even on my male slaves and on my female slaves I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy. Read Acts 2:17–18

Acts 11:27–28

Now in those days prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch. And one of them named Agabus stood up and indicated by the Spirit that a great famine was about to come over the whole inhabited earth (which took place in the time of Claudius). Read Acts 11:27–28
Hebrews 1:1–2

Hebrews 1:1

Although God spoke long ago in many parts and in many ways to the fathers by the prophets, Read Hebrews 1:1
2 Peter 1:19

2 Peter 1:19–21

and we possess as more reliable the prophetic word, to which you do well if you pay attention to it as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts, recognizing this above all, that every prophecy of scripture does not come about from one’s own interpretation, for no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men carried along by the Holy Spirit spoke from God. Read 2 Peter 1:19–21

Famous Christian Quotes About Prophecy, Prediction

Too Few Preachers Burn with the Fire of God’s Love

Even preachers go about arranging their sermons so as to displease no one. They have a good intention, and their work is good; yet still few amend their lives. But how is it that they are not many who, in consequence of these sermons, abstain from public sins? Well, I think it is because the preachers are highly sensible men. They are not burning with the great fire of the love of God, as the apostles were, casting worldly prudence aside; and so their fire throws out but little heat.

Teresa of Ávila
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