How to Steward the Gift of Prophecy


In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Ivan Filby offers important guidance on how to grow in and steward the gift of prophecy so that it glorifies God and edifies his people. He outlines five practical questions to ask ourselves as we receive messages from the Holy Spirit:

  1. What do I see or hear?
  2. What do I believe is the meaning of the message?
  3. Do I need to share the message?
  4. How can I communicate this message appropriately?
  5. Are my motives for sharing this message pure?

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Ivan Filby has had a distinguished career in higher education including serving as the 12th president of Greenville University in Illinois. Prior to moving to the United States in 2005, Ivan taught business studies at Trinity College Dublin for 16 years. Ivan holds a PhD in management from Aston University, a Master of Arts in evangelism studies from Cliff College and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Ivan has helped people learn how to minister in the power of the Holy Spirit on five continents for over thirty years. He is married to Kathie and they have two grown children.