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1. One who prophesies, or foretells events; a predicter; a foreteller.

2. One inspired or instructed by god to speak in his name, or announce future events, as, Moses, Elijah, etc.

3. An interpreter; a spokesman.

4. (Science: zoology) A mantis. School of the prophets, a school or college in which young men were educated and trained for public teachers or members of the prophetic order. These students were called sons of the prophets.

Origin: F. Prophete, L. Propheta, fr. Gr, literally, one who speaks for another, especially, one who speaks for a god an interprets his will to man, fr. To say beforehand; for, before _ to say or speak. See Fame.

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... of Jesus, the same power that created the universe. What evidence is there that Jesus had these powers? Don't other holy books have their own prophets believed to have mystical powers as well: Muhammad, Krishna, Apollo, etc.? What explanation is there for their "mystical powers" ...

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by aptitude
Sun Oct 23, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Flaws of Life in a Tube
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Views: 48146

Big bang and Evoluion

Who wrote the Bible? God's prophets.

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by mcar
Tue Oct 27, 2009 4:43 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Big bang and Evoluion
Replies: 75
Views: 72859

Re: Why The Religious Minded Rule Science With Science

... where the ID movement goes annoy the scientists over there anyway, as long as they leave their theory alone. And the scientists there are almost prophets like here Guenter also honored at ARN where the ID Forum is where beginning work on the theory of ID began and now his online work is referenced ...

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by GaryGaulin
Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:44 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why The Religious Minded Rule Science With Science
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Views: 55995

Re: Darwin and Racism

... Jesus to Pilate out of envy. They are wolves in sheep's clothing as Christ said ( i do not speak of Jews in general). He said that many false prophets would arise and deceive many. We are Christian--that means we follow Christ --not man, not Allah, not Karesh, not Manson or Hitler, nor Darwin. ...

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by AFJ
Mon Jul 20, 2009 1:21 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Darwin and Racism
Replies: 27
Views: 46467

Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... from generation to generation. You may be correct that parts of Genesis were written by others, but they would have no doubt had to be respected prophets or scribes, their bar was high for authorship--couldn't just be Joe down the street. Must be a proven prophet. But traditionally, it has always ...

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by AFJ
Wed May 27, 2009 2:14 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 592148
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