11. Prophecy – Prophets were spokesmen for God, with a message inspired by His Spirit that often included predictions about near and remote events. Their prophecies, given orally at first, were often written down and included in the Scriptures.
12. Interpretation – To interpret a passage of Scripture is to explain its message: first as it was meant to be understood in its original setting; and second as it was significance in a contemporary setting. Christ is the central theme of Scripture, and the Spirit guides persons to right interpretation.