It’s doubtful anyone can explain with any confidence where the term originates. We don’t leave there without one or two people hearing the gospel. God placed different gifts and callings, It was never meant to be a hierarchical, top-down list of positions. When I say self appointed I mean they establish themselves as appointed by God to run the church. So, the Holy Spirit is grieved and thus no signs and wonders. You will find New Testament references to the office of Prophet 154 times, Apostle 54 times, Evangelist 2 times in the New Testament they tended to work together. Joined to the body supernaturally held together. Join us this week on Sent From Abuv to explore what the modern office of prophet looks like and how it affects the church body as a whole.Available on:SPOTIFYAPPLE PODCASTGOOGLE PODCASTAnd more!WEBSITE: [https://abuvpodcast.podbean.com/]Check out Sent Youth at:INSTAGRAM: [https://www.instagram.com/sentyouth/]YOUTUBE: [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPFe] The one appointed to chase a wandering sheep. Some are able to give insight and knowledge at times. That’s it! As it turned out, every part of that dream was true. Some clever person thought this up. 1 Corinthians 14:37 If anyone thinks they are a prophet or otherwise gifted by the Spirit, let them acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord’s command, He is using His wisdom in doing this! Or are we talking “give me your money and ill send you a bottle of miracle water” Prophets? They will be impossible to miss. Nothing more! With the wisdom and knowledge of a teacher and the sharp revelation of a prophet, this powerhouse couple comes with the ability to encourage, equip, and help you rise up to become the mighty warrior God has called you to be. If we can buy into the finger explanation, why not? While placing such importance on the five, what happened to the Deacon? Yet the idea comes from, A Questionable Description of the Ministry Gifts. Apostles and Prophets are commissioned to tell the mystery. Last by not least, the Teacher is the one who rightly divides and expounds the Word. Established sound doctrine in the Church, reveal mysteries, bring God’s wisdom. How will you escape being condemned to hell? The index finger represents the Prophet. There needs to be a re-examining of the inner workings of the modern-day Church. All are on the same level. It even says it right there in the text. I have a friend, Rob, that taught Math at a College. “He gave some Apostles…” Yea, twelve! It is, after all, the same God speaking. It is youth pastor. Try it! Rob also felt called to teach the Bible. To day if ye will hear his voice, Psalms 95:7 Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Oh, and by the way, as far as the thumb being the only finger that can touch all other fingers? So what does this do to the five-fold ministry hand explaination? In Rich said, most teenagers are knuckle heads and He did not want them to make the same mistakes He did. Besides, how many of today’s ‘prophets’ do the work of yesterday’s prophets? The number one problem in the church today is the sin among the leadership. It works along side, touching all, and enabling the other fingers to grip and function. Like those Old Testament guys who command bears to attack for making fun of their bald head or call down fire from heaven? HEBREWS 13: 8 says Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. To day if ye will hear his voice, Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and, Where you think you read about Christ being a husband and the Church being his bride is scripture describing the relationship between a husband and wife as an example of how Christ loves the Church. They take the time to carefully disseminate understanding, wisdom, and knowledge. The Origin of the Five-Fold Ministry. and the sheep of his hand. They are able to follow themes and see parallels in the word of God that most others cannot. Whether through the written word or through one of His Prophets or to you directly. Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. Since that time, he became an officer and a pilot. Remember, we all are the sheep of His pasture. He traveled to towns and cities that needed to hear the good news of the Kingdom of God. But that is not the case, is it? But you will not find it in scripture. Volumes could be written on the confrontation between Prophets appointed by Jesus Christ and the self appointed. They take the time to carefully disseminate understanding, wisdom, and knowledge. Today, we can only establish congregations or Ecclesia (gatherings/assemblies). She will not stop Her quest to see the lost come to know Jesus like she does. Mostly those from broken homes(the fatherless). Almost everyone who claims to hold one of the offices mentions it at some point. Teachers can be Apostles, Prophets, Pastors or just the calling of a teacher. The question is, what is it, what does it mean, and how biblical is it? ... What this means is that in this age, a prophet only confirms what is already affirmed or established as truth in the spirit. The left over leadership (the pastor and his wife) brought in new elders and started all over again. Five Fold ministry is a reference to a group of ministers not found in scripture. The Apostles were sent to establish the Church, not churches. All who rightly divide and preach instruction, direction, and correction from the sure Word of Prophecy can be considered doing the work of the Prophet. Last by not least, the Teacher is the one who rightly divides and expounds the Word. They should be able to either confirm or reject the message. They say that because the middle finger happens to be between the index and ring fingers. Nothing more! And Pastors have done this for centuries! Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection: And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment: They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented; (Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth. There are a lot of Richs out there. Think of the damage to all the new believers that could have been avoided. The Apostles were sent to establish. Prophet: Equip the saints for ministry. The elder told the Prophet that He(the Prophet) was missing it and that God had placed the Pastor and His wife over this ministry. The Prophet also revealed that one of the purposes of this mans job would be to create a defense against a weapon that had not yet been seen. Psalms 100:3, Where you think you read about Christ being a husband and the Church being his bride is scripture describing the relationship between a husband and wife as an example of how Christ loves the Church. What do they oversee? The thumb represents the Apostle and is the foundation to the working of the entire hand. Some are able to give insight and knowledge at times. Evangelists go out to help spread the gospel to remote parts the world that may not have heard the gospel, not just work with Pastors and Prophets in the local Church. Usually at a restaurant. But we know that Christ is the Head. Rich does not get paid and does not care to. The large number of kids He ministered to is derived from His own efforts going and finding them. But you know this isn’t from the bible, right? MATTHEW 23: 25-39 “You snakes! In fact, it is the position of Elder that blankets those who serve the Body of Christ. Even today, Sandy has her children on the streets with her evangelizing. You will find New Testament references to the office of Prophet 154 times, Apostle 54 times, Evangelist 2 times Pastor 1 time. I am not sure why people do not want the help that Jesus Christ is providing.