What is a Prophetic Word?

This was something I shared on both the Dyed4you and Dyed4you Art blogs, but felt it was worth sharing here as well.  Last week I also re-shared How-To Receive a Prophetic Word, and on our sites we talk about the letters (prophetic words) that come with our silk and art and the fact that they are supposed to be a portion of a conversation with God, not an entire conversation in and of themselves. These prophetic pieces are intended to facilitate conversation with God, add a dimension to interactions that are hopefully already occurring, or begin conversation if none is. Ultimately, relationship with Him is what we all should be working on and trying to strength and deepen.  Continue reading “What is a Prophetic Word?”

How-To Receive a Prophetic Word

Having been in prophetic ministry for over a decade, this is a topic I am passionate about.  One of the things I’ve noticed over the years is that as charismatics we share many words from God; however, we give very little context for what to DO with those words.

Some believers – often ones new to the gifts of the Spirit, but even some who aren’t – end up hurt (and even angry at God) because they got a “word” that didn’t come to pass, or they tried to make happen, etc. Most of the time, they didn’t know how to properly receive a prophetic word. Without that context, they were ripe for getting hurt, which can often lead to people feeling like God let them down (even falling away), instead of realizing their leaders have simply failed to teach them vital information. Continue reading “How-To Receive a Prophetic Word”