2 Peter 1:20-21

Christ's Glory and the Prophetic Word

20 knowing this first, that d no prophecy of Scripture is of any private 1 interpretation, 1 21 for e prophecy never came by the will of man, f but 3 holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.

  1. Cross References
    Romans 12:6
    Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, let us prophesy in proportion to our faith.
  2. Cross References
    Jeremiah 23:26
    How long will this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy lies? Indeed they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart.
    2 Timothy 3:16
    All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.
  3. Cross References
    2 Samuel 23:2
    The Spirit of the LORD spoke by me, And His word was on my tongue.
    Luke 1:70
    As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets, Who have been since the world began.
    Acts 1:16
    Men and brethren, this Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke before by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus.
    Acts 3:18
    But those things which God foretold by the mouth of all His prophets, that the Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled.
    1 Peter 1:11
    Searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ who was in them was indicating when He testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow.
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