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Word of Prophecy
means is all Scripture given?
"All scripture is given by inspiration of God,
and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for
instruction in righteousness." 2 Timothy 3:16.
"That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly
furnished unto all good works." 2 Timothy 3:17.
To whom do the things revealed belong?
"The secret things belong unto the LORD our God:
but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children
for ever, that we may do all the words of this law." Deuteronomy
What is the last book of the Bible
of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to show unto his servants
things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by
his angel unto his servant John." Revelation 1:1.
What is said
of those who read or study this book?
"Blessed is he
that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep
those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand."
How were the
Old Testament prophecies given?
"For the prophecy came not in old time by the will
of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy
Ghost." 2 Peter 1:21.
What is said
of the interpretation of these prophecies?
"Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the
scripture is of any private interpretation." 2 Peter 1:20.
their prophetic utterances, what did the prophets seek?
"Receiving the end of your faith, even the
salvation of your souls. Of which salvation the prophets have inquired and
searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto
you." 1 Peter 1:9,10.
spirit were they actuated?
"Searching what, or what manner of time the
Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified
beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should
follow." 1 Peter 1:11.
How did Peter
confirm his former preaching on the coming of Christ?
"For we have
not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the
power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his
majesty." 2 Peter 1:16.
When did the
apostle see the majesty (kingship) of Christ, and hear the a probative words of God?
"And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with
him in the holy mount." 2 Peter 1:18.
and more certain evidence did he have of the power and coming of Christ?
"We have also a
more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as
unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day
star arise in your hearts." 2 Peter 1:19.
prophecy did Christ refer His disciples when predicting the destruction
"When ye therefore shall see
the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet,
stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand.)"
When were all
the prophecies in the book of Daniel to be understood?
"But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal
the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro,
and knowledge shall be increased." Daniel 12:4.