LABELS AMONG THE PROPHETIC
I call our QW Class the school of
the prophetic. Someone in the QW Class asked me if I
thought those in the class were prophets. I thought it
was a valid question and wanted to pass my answer on to
I totally agree that it is
presumptuous to consider ourselves a prophet, just
because we are prophetic. This whole subject has been a
tangled ball of yarn for me. On one side, when we are
born, we are given a name and it is who we are
regardless of our performance or what we do in life.
Likewise, when Jeremiah was in the womb, he was set
apart and then ordained a prophet to the nations. He
certainly wasn’t doing much for the nations in the
womb. (smile) Therefore, being a prophet has nothing to
do with producing anything for anyone. On one side we
can say it is our future destiny to produce for the
nations, but in Jeremiah's case he was a prophet before
he was born.
I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were
born I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the
The truth is that the time we are
living in (since the 1980's) is that the Lord is raising
up a prophetic generation who understand and speak the
language of God, which is prophetic. The testimony of
Jesus Christ is prophesy. The season is the face of the
eagle in the 4 living creatures and we are going to turn
and change towards the lion probably as soon as 2012,
which is to raise up an apostolic generation.
When I label our class like the
school of the prophets, it is the idea that prophetic
people, who speak the same language have a gathering
place to hang out and learn from the Lord through one
another's gifts, experiences and revelations. We are
all prophetic and all in God's school.
To walk in the office of prophet is
different than just prophesying. To walk in the office
of prophet needs a calling, culling and then to be
Scripture says all may prophesy.
And yes in the school of the prophets, they all
prophesied. Part of the calling the Lord has placed on
my life is to teach the language and ways of God.
Prophesying is a part of the language of God and so that
is a part of our class.
We are a prophetic generation with
a calling to prophesy the Word of the Lord through many,
many avenues of expressed creativity. As a generation
we are "called" to transform into the image of Jesus,
with His anointing, authority, fruits and gifts of the
Spirit and to give testimony of His Word.
When people ask me if I am a
prophet, I realize that to them, I am not... else they
would not ask that. I simply call myself prophetic, I
don’t label myself a prophet. I know what God spoke to
me in the spiritual womb as to my calling, but I surely
wasn’t walking in it. I have no idea how to draw the
line of demarcation of when that occurs. It is just
safer to consider myself prophetic and not claim
anything but to have the testimony of Jesus which is the
spirit of prophecy.
thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the
testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of
Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.