A Thought for Today: “The Prophecy of Scripture”
Scripture is not some fairytale or an Aesop Fable.
Scripture gives us the history of the world, truth, and prophecy.
Some of those prophecies have been fulfilled. The Lord Jesus Christ fulfilled over 300 prophecies in His coming and living on this earth.
There are some prophecies gein fulfilled now, and it seems as if this earth is being prepared to fulfill more.
Please read the following verses and see what the Holy Spirit Himself says about prophecy.
12 So I will always remind you of these things, even though you know them and are firmly established in the truth you now have.
13 I think it is right to refresh your memory as long as I live in the tent of this body, 14 because I know that I will soon put it aside, as our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.
15 And I will make every effort to see that after my departure you will always be able to remember these things.
16 We did not follow cleverly invented stories when we told you about the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.
17 For he received honor and glory from God the Father when the voice came to him from the Majestic Glory, saying, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him, I am well pleased.”
18 We ourselves heard this voice that came from heaven when we were with him on the sacred mountain.
19 And we have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
20 Above all, you must understand that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation.
21 For prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
Prophecy is not some manmade hodgepodge.
It is the truth of our living Lord God.
We would do well to pay attention to it and to work with the Lord instead of against Him. Our eternal future is at stake. Believe the finished work of the cross.
Be blessed, be a blessing.