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Letter "P" » prophesying
«And it came to pass, when all that knew him beforetime saw that, behold, he prophesied among the prophets, then the people said one to another, What is this that is come unto the son of Kish? Is Saul also among the prophets? / And one of the same place answered and said, But who is their father? Therefore it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets? / And when he had made an end of prophesying, he came to the high place.»
«And Saul sent messengers to take David: and when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying, and Samuel standing as appointed over them, the Spirit of God was upon the messengers of Saul, and they also prophesied.»
«Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by revelation, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine? / And even things without life giving sound, whether pipe or harp, except they give a distinction in the sounds, how shall it be known what is piped or harped? / For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? / So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.»
«Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head.»
«Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe, but to them that believe not: but prophesying serveth not for them that believe not, but for them which believe.»
«And the elders of the Jews builded, and they prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they builded, and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.»
, Haggai the prophet
, King Cyrus
, King Darius
«The prophesying business is like writing fugues; it is fatal to every one save the man of absolute genius»
«Ancestral voices prophesying war!»
«I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is a much better policy to prophesy after the event has already taken place.»
Author: Winston Churchill
, Prime Minister
, in any event
, our policy
, taking place
, this policy