Holy Spirit, not human will (2 Pet 1:21)

“No prophecy

Ever came

By human will,

But by men,

Moved by

The Holy Spirit,

Who spoke from God.”

οὐ γὰρ θελήματι ἀνθρώπου ἠνέχθη προφητεία ποτέ, ἀλλὰ ὑπὸ Πνεύματος Ἁγίου φερόμενοι ἐλάλησαν ἀπὸ Θεοῦ ἄνθρωποι.

This author said “No (οὐ) prophecy (προφητεία) ever (ποτέ) came (ἠνέχθη) by human will (γὰρ θελήματι ἀνθρώπου), but (ἀλλὰ) by men (ἄνθρωποι), moved by (φερόμενοι) the Holy Spirit (ὑπὸ Πνεύματος Ἁγίου), who spoke (ἐλάλησαν) from God (ἀπὸ Θεοῦ).”  This author clearly stated that no prophecy came from human will.  Humans were not the authors of divine prophecy.  The only people who were able to speak prophecies were those who were carried or moved by the Holy Spirit.  Once they were filled with the Holy Spirit, they spoke words coming from God.  There was a distinction between human desires and the word of God.  Do you believe that prophecy is divinely inspired?

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