Biblical Keys for Discerning True and False Prophets/Tests/Ordained

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Claims a True Prophet must make

Ordained by prophecy and the laying on of hands by those in authority

Of True Of False
  • Hebrews 5:4

No man taketh this honor unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron. (that is: “The gift that is in thee, which was given by prophecy, with the laying on of hands of the presbytery.”

  • See 1 Time. 4:14. Also Exod. 28:1, Deut. 34:9, Num. 27:18-22, Mark 3:14. Acts 1:21-26, 13:1-4.
  • 2 Corinthians 10:12

For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.

  • (2 Cor. 10:7, 11:12, 2 Peter 2.)