New TestamentSee also: Christianity and Biblical prophecy
There are instances in the Gospels where individuals are described as being prophets or are prophesying. Some examples include Simeon, Anna, and John the Baptist. The Gospels show several instances where Jesus prophesied. An example of this is the Gospel of John which shows that while passing through Samaria, Jesus encountered a woman who had been married five times. In the story, Jesus relates to her details of her personal life. The woman states that "I can see you are a prophet." Additionally, Jesus prophesied about his impending death and resurrection, the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem and about the end times.
Throughout the Acts of the Apostles, there are numerous references to 1st century individuals prophesying in different ways and contexts. Examples include where the Church in Antioch is described as having both prophets and teachers.
- Pauline Epistles
In the Pauline Epistles, the prophet is referred to as one of the fivefold ministries; Apostles; Prophets; Evangelists; Pastors and Teachers.
- Other epistles
The Epistle of Jude contains a verifiable citation from the Book of Enoch, which is not a part of the canon for most Christian churches, which has "Enoch the Seventh from Adam" having "prophesied to" false teachers.
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“Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.”
—Bible: New Testament Agrippa, in Acts, 26:28.
Said to Paul.