Spiritual Gifts: God’s Grace To Believers For The Edification Of The Church – Part 6

Spiritual Gifts: God’s Grace To Believers For The Edification Of The Church – Part 6

Romans 12:3-8

You have a gift and the church needs you to use it
Colossians 3:12-17, Ephesians 4:16
Your commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ is directly tied to your involvement in the local church

Four principles related to  the giving of spiritual gifts
Part 1  –  The Attitude of spiritual gifts – Vs. 3                                            Part 4 – Why I am a Cessationist – Part 1
Part 2 –   The Diversity of spiritual gifts – Vs. 4-5                                      Part 5 – Why I am a Cessationist – Part 2
Part 3 –   The Practice of the spiritual gifts – Vs. 6
Prophecy is to be exercised in accordance with the revealed scriptures – 1 Corinthians 12:28, Ephesians 4:11, 2:20
.     1.  What is biblical prophecy?
          A declaration of Divine revelation through an individual who has been given the gift of prophecy – Exodus 4:10-16, 7:1-2
.     .     There are three primary components
.     .     .     a.  Foretelling or prediction – Acts 11:27-28
.     .     .     b.  Revealed things previously unknown – 1 Corinthians 14:29-31, Acts 13:1-2
.     .     .     c.  A Forthtelling of previous revelation (explaining/teaching) – 1 Corinthians 14:1-5, 29-33
.     2.  What are the marks of a true prophet?
.     .     .     a.  Doctrinal Orthosdozy – Deuteronomy 13:1-5, Jeremiah 28:15, 2 Peter 2:1-3
.     .     .     b.  Predictive accuracy – Deuteronomy 18:15-22, Jeremiah 28:9
.     3.  Why do some claim prophecy still exists today?
.     4.  How do we know prophecy has ceased?
.     .     .     a.  The gift was foundational
.     .     .     b.  The closing of the canon of scripture