Prophecy is not merely prediction of what is to come. Prophets speak of a different way of life, an alternative to the present that we do not passively await, but actively pursue. The life that is prophesied is not just a thing to hope for, it is a thing to build now.
From Shane Claiborne’s The Irresistable Revolution – some eloquent and imaginative prophecy, rethinking the concept of conversion and presenting a new way of life, undeniably appropriate for our time…
It’s good to know that prophecy is not just for prophets. It speaks to everyone willing to hear it and consider something different.