It is also evident that Moses loved what the Spirit was doing and fully embraced this prophetic moment, declaring that he wished “all the Lord’s people were prophets.” Another telling prophetic incident captured in the Old Testament included a young King Saul. Just after being anointed as king by the prophet Samuel, he is told that God would move on him to transform him while in the act of prophesying. I Samuel 10:5-6 states: “…you will meet a group of prophets coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and a lyre before them, and they will be prophesying. “Then the Spirit of the LORD will come upon you mightily, and you shall prophesy with them and be changed into another man.” This wasn’t the only time Saul prophesied (I Samuel 19:20-24) , but he was a King and was never recognized as a prophet. David also functioned as a King who prophesied throughout the Psalms. It is said of David in II Samuel 23:1-2: Now these are the last words of David. David the son of Jesse declares, The man who was raised on high declares, The anointed of the God of Jacob, And the sweet psalmist of Israel, “The Spirit of the LORD spoke by me, And His word was on my tongue.” I will raise up a prophet from among their countrymen like you, and I will put My words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him. It shall come about that whoever will not listen to My words which he shall speak in My name, I Myself will require it of him. But the prophet who speaks a word presumptuously in My name which I have not commanded him to speak, or which he speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet shall die. You may say in your heart, ‘How will we know the word which the LORD has not spoken?’ When a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the thing does not come about or come true, that is the thing which the LORD has not spoken. The prophet has spoken it presumptuously; you shall not be afraid of him. God declares Moses a prophet while outlining the Old Testament prophetic guidelines. Deuteronomy 18:18 states:

Clearly the prophet in the Old Testament held an office as a direct report to


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