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Re:"The only sure way to determine if a message delivered by a prophet is of God is simply this " did it come to pass ? " "

I disagree. If the alleged prophet's message comes to pass, or if they perform miracles, or were even a true prophet in the past, that doesn't necessarily mean that they were speaking for God or that they are trustworthy:

Deuteronomy 13:1-3 "If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, And the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them; Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the LORD your God proveth you, to know whether ye love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul."

Galatians 1:8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed."

Also check out 1st Kings chapter 13

The message needs to be consistent with scripture, and that is not testable if you can't remember what it was.

1Th 5:21 "but test everything; hold fast what is good."

How can you hold fast to something you can't test for lack of memory?

1Co_14:33 "For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints."

Also, if two people prophesy inversely(one that something will happen, and another that it won't happen), both might have been presumptuous in what they "prophesied" even though one will be correct.