Is a pastor obligated to follow the advice of a prophet?
Write a short paragraph describing the proper use of an apostle’s authority in the church. Is his authority absolute? Now, write a similar paragraph for the offices of pastor and prophet.
By what two criteria do we judge a prophet’s words?
Has God provided a “forest glade” in your life that has become a source of grace to you? Write a paragraph describing it.
How is the prophet’s message often sweet and bitter at the same time?
The author wrote that discouragement is the prophet’s greatest challenge. What else makes his calling difficult? (Hint: Re-read the section about Moses.)
When are we the most vulnerable to the enemy’s attacks?
Elijah longed to see his nation restored and truly worshiping God, but never got to see it fulfilled. Has it happened yet? If so, in what way?
Describe a time when one of the Manifestation Gifts operated through you.
What is your own personal Motivational Gifting? (You can have more than one.)