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The Characteristics And Functions Of The True Prophets Of God.

The general characteristics of the prophets of God are humility, faithfulness, and dedication.

The Lord said that Moses was very faithful and as a result, He spoke plainly to Him face to face and not through dreams or visions as He did with other prophets. (Exodus 33:11; Numbers 12:6-8). 

In spite of Moses close relationship with God, the Bible stated that He was the most humble man on the face of the earth. (Numbers 12:3)

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up. (John 4:10)

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up. (John 4:10)

A prophet who is called by God must maintain his status with God by his life of integrity ad meekness.

  1. The very presence of a prophet of God brings terror to the enemy. No demons can stand in the presence of the Spirit of God (1 Kingsb18:16-18)
  2. They are confident in the power of God (1 Kings 18)
  3. The true prophets of God are not in large quantities. They do not seek fame or monetary gain only to glorify God. (1 Kings 18:22-24)
  4. A true prophet of God does not have to prove that he is a prophet. Everyone from Dan to Beersheba will know when he is called to be a prophet of God (1 Samuel 3:20)
  5. They are not afraid to speak the word of God irrespective of the consequences.
  6. They are sold out to God in full-time ministry.


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