Examples of prophecy in a Sentence
The prophecies of the author have all come true.
She has the gift of prophecy.
Recent Examples of prophecy from the Web
The biggest challenge for Ryan now may be keeping the discontentment of a few from ballooning into self-fulfilling prophecy.
Questions linger about whether the flier inspired what took place on the day of Freddie Gray’s funeral, or if an anticipatory response from law enforcement essentially created a self-fulling prophecy.
The company turned Moore’s law—which states that computing power doubles every two years at the same cost—into a self-fulfilling prophecy.
One’s self-image can therefore easily become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
To Mormons, the breakneck speed with which the church has grown from just six members at its founding in 1830 to more than 15 million in 2017 represents Daniel’s prophecy fulfilled.
Some see the embassy move as fulfilling a divine prophecy.
Evangelicals say their affinity stems from Christianity's Jewish roots and some view Israel's establishment as fulfilling biblical prophecy.
During the campaign, audio from one of Hagee's sermons in the 1990s was leaked that seemed to suggest that Adolf Hitler had been fulfilling God's will by aiding the desire of Jews to return to Israel in accordance with biblical prophecy.
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PROPHECY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prophecy for English Language Learners
: a statement that something will happen in the future
: the power or ability to know what will happen in the future
PROPHECY Defined for Kids
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