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So what can a New Testament believer do to help bring a personal prophetic word to pass in his (or her) life?
A. Confirmation of True Prophetic Words by the Lord.
And He has confirmed His words… (Daniel 9:12)
And they went out and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them and confirming the word through the accompanying signs. (Mark 16:20)
The Lord is not an idle babbler. His words spoken through a prophetic voice to you have a purpose behind them. So much so, that He will confirm them to you in His own perfect timing.
Biblically, there are four possible time periods in which the Lord will confirm every true prophetic word to you:
(1). The personal prophecy could confirm what you have already known and heard via the Holy Spirit through an earlier dream, vision, another prophetic word, prophetic impression or by hearing the voice of the Lord for yourself.
Except that the Holy spirit solemnly testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me. (Acts 20:23)
(2) The personal prophecy may be confirmed to you at the moment it is spoken to you. Maybe, you’d say, “My spirit really witnesses with this prophecy.”
They said to one another, “Were not our hearts burning within us while He was speaking to us on the road, while He was explaining the Scriptures to us?” (Luke 24:32)
(3) The personal prophecy may be confirmed to you after it is spoken to you. It could be days, months or years later.
Jesus prophesied to Peter: “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan, has demanded permission to sift you like wheat; but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.” (Luke 22: 31-32)
(4) The personal prophecy could be confirmed to you after your death.
All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth. (Hebrews 11:13)
At some point, you can be assured that the Lord will confirm His true prophetic words spoken to you via prophetic voices.
(Continued in Part 3.)