Prophecy vs Mystery
Prophecy: That which was spoken by the mouth of all the holy prophets since the world began. In addition, It pertains to specific promises of God to and through the nation of Israel. Moreover, all of those promises are in an earthly setting. They are both literal and visible.
Basic Distinctions Between Prophecy and The Mystery
2. The kingdom to be established on earth (Jer.
23:5; Matt. 6:10).
8. Prophecy mainly concerns nations as such (Isa.
2:4; Ezek. 37:21,22).
11. In prophecy salvation by grace through faith
alone is not contemplated.
1. Concerns a body (I Cor. 12:12,27; Eph. 4:12-16).