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Excellent points have been put forwarded to tell why Christians do not accept Muhammad as the prophet of God in the above answers given so far. Here I am adding few more to the above list of the reasons. Since Muslims claim that Muhammad is the "last and the greatest" prophets of all it is but natural that we expect the best teachings that the ...


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Protestants don't believe anything except what's in the Bible. One of the tenets most Protestants accept is Sola Scriptura, one point of which states that: the Word God spoke through apostles and prophets and intended for the direction of his church is now found only in sacred Scripture, http://www.reformedreader.org/ssss.htm so there is a long list of ...


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I would like to take a more conciliatory approach to answer this question by starting with some common grounds that Christianity has with Islam about Jesus: That Jesus historically existed That Jesus was a true prophet sent by God, the God of Abraham That Jesus had the title "the anointed one" although understood differently as al-Masīḥ That Jesus ...


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It's mostly Pentecostals who accept people in their churches who are called to be prophets. You will not find that in most all mainline denominations. I found an article on the criteria for accepting them, and it noted the reputation of the person and those who are vouching for that person for people in the churches to accept them. And also the veracity ...


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How come they do not always agree on who is an authentic prophet and who isn't? Because none of them is in contact with God? You might have forgotten: Matthew 7 15 ¶ Beware of false prophets which come to you in sheep clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. 16 You shall know them by their fruits: Doe men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of ...


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What is an overview of criteria used by different denominations to identify authentic prophets? Pentecostal A broad coalition of Pentecostal denominations and movements recently (April 2021) created a Prophetic Standard Statement signed by major leaders (see the Initial Signers) containing guidelines to discern who are true modern-day prophets as well as ...


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On the question of how do you know someone is called to the office of a prophet, that's a good question. Pentecostal denominations do recognize God calls some to that office today. As far as predicting the future, scripture gives one evidence if the person is from God. When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to ...


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On the third question, many people misunderstand the "gift of prophecy." You should think in terms of "proclamation" (preaching) rather than predicting the future. The word "prophecy" throws people off. The gift of prophecy is not the same as someone called to the office of a prophet, or even only used for predicting the ...


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