The Spiritual Gifts: Experiencing the Spirit (Part 1)

The Word of God is the normative standard for our spiritual experiences.

The Spiritual Gifts: Understanding the Spirit (Part 4)

A survey of the Spirit’s work in Recreating a People; Writing a Book; and Empowering a church.

The Spiritual Gifts: Understanding the Spirit (Part 3)

As we seek to explore uniquely one set of the Spirit’s work it is worthwhile to remind ourselves that the Spirit is actually involved in a broad array of activities.

The Spiritual Gifts: Understanding the Spirit (Part 2)

Taking from within the progressive narrative of Scripture we can see the Spirit’s work as manifesting the presence of God in the world.

The Spiritual Gifts: Understanding the Spirit (Part 1)

As we come to understand the person and the work of the Holy Spirit we may be better equipped to think about the questions related to the Spirit’s gifts.

The Spiritual Gifts: Understanding the Views (Part 5)

The Pentecostal view misunderstands the “baptism of the Spirit”

The Spiritual Gifts: Understanding the Views (Part 4)

Third Wave Charismatic theology needs to do more to explain the assumed temporal shift in functionality and authority of the spiritual gifts today

The Spiritual Gifts: Understanding the Views (Part 3)

The ultimate weakness of the Open But Cautious view is that it doesn’t really move that far from the Cessationist view.

The Spiritual Gifts: Understanding the Views (Part 2)

Discussing two weaknesses in the Cessationist view

The Spiritual Gifts: Understanding the Views (Part 1)

Thinking carefully about both strengths and weaknesses of each view helps us to make informed, theological, and Biblical decisions about their place in our individual and corporate lives.