Last week, I listed the Bible verse from Amos 3 about God revealing things to His prophets ahead of time. Prophecy is a gift. It’s not something we ask for, it’s something God gives. The prophetic significance to the Philadelphia Eagles winning the Super Bowl is that it is finally time for God’s Prophets to Rise! Click to Tweet #GodsSpecialEffects #SpiritualGifts #SuperBowl2018
I’m setting the stage to explain why I posted what I posted on Facebook during the Super Bowl. Last time, I discussed spiritual gifts and the word of knowledge. This time, I’ll discuss prophecy. It isn’t Bible or End Times prophecy. It’s God speaking. Any New Testament Christian can prophesy. (I Corinthians 14:31) Click to Tweet #GodsSpecialEffects #SpiritualGifts #SuperBowl2018
A prophecy given usually connotes a future event. When I began to stir up my gifts (as we are encouraged to do, see II Timothy 1:6), I used to “practice” hearing from God by watching a sports event…a baseball game, a football game, etc. Because I could see results of my practice quickly. I would ask the Lord about a batter. Will he get a hit, or make an out? Will this football team’s drive result in a touchdown, or will they have to punt? I’d see results quite quickly.