In a large portion of the Christian church the claimed gift of speaking in tongues is held up as being almost supremely important to, and the sign of, a spirit-filled life. I'm going to examine this view today and in coming posts.
Tag: THE HOLY SPIRIT
What did Paul mean when he said that the power of evil will be held back until the one who holds it back is taken away? I answer that question here, in written form
We see plenty of scenes in churches and on Christian TV of people apparently experiencing the work of the Spirit at the hands of certain ministers, but we never hear the stories of those offended-turned away-by such things or left unsatisfied and mystified. If you're one of those, or if you as a believer just wonder what it's all about, I here offer a few Bible verses which pour cool reason onto the fire of nonsense...
As in all walks of life, the Church has its own fakes, its own charlatans, and its own swamp creatures... Among the big differences between Jesus Christ's ministry and that of the self-proclaimed apostles of today, is that Jesus didn't advertise himself or promote himself, or ask for money. Neither did he employ anyone else … Continue reading Christ and the Super-Apostles