How that by REVELATION He made known to me the MYSTERY (as I have briefly written already, by which, when you read, you may understand my knowledge in the MYSTERY OF CHRIST), which in other ages was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now BEEN REVEALED by the Spirit to His holy APOSTLES and PROPHETS (Eph. 3:3-5, NKJV).
— The Old Testament prophets were an extension and expression of the heart and mind of God. The New Testament prophets are an extension and expression of Jesus Christ, the Son of God who is the same as His Father. Jesus, the Son of God, and God the Father are not two separate Gods with different traits, attributes, attitudes and character. Jesus said that He and His Father are one, which means They are identical in every area of Their being.
— So why do some teachers declare that the New Testament prophets are different from the Old Testament prophets? The prophets are the same as the one eternal God whom they represent. Jesus was declared to be the Prophet of God; that is, the expression of the heart and mind of God. The prophet is one of the fivefold ministers who are an extension and expression of the heart and mind of Jesus Christ, who was God “manifest in the flesh” (1 Tim. 3:16).
“Rejoice over her, 0 heaven, and you HOLY APOSTLES and PROPHETS, for God has avenged you on her!” (Rev. 18:20,