From the Back Cover
What is the gift of prophecy? Who has it? What is its purpose? How can you hear what God has to say to His people? In The Beginner’s Guide to the Gift of Prophecy, Jack Deere describes the spiritual gift at work in the Church today. You’ll find a balanced overview of the role prophecy plays in the twenty-first-century Church as well as practical guidance for discerning prophetic authenticity and for exercising the gift in your faith community. You’ll learn how God speaks today, how to understand His messages, how to avoid deception and false prophets, and how to grow your gift to benefit God’s people. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced prophetic minister, Dr. Deere’s honest and thoughtful exploration of this biblical gift will equip you to hear what God is saying.
About the Author
JACK DEERE brings practical wisdom to Christians through his teaching ministry, drawing from his experience as a professor at Dallas Theological Seminary, pastor of several churches, and author of bestselling books, Surprised by the Power of the Spirit and Surprised by the Voice of God. He is dean of the extension schools in the Wagner Leadership Institute and executive director of Covenant Ministries International.