The Spiritual Gifts: The Gift of Healing

How we think about this gift can save us from false assumptions about it, wrong practices of it, and terrible abuses of it.

The Spiritual Gifts: The Gift of Faith

The Gift of Faith is distinguished by full confidence, by spontaneity, and by a specific occasion that requires its enlistment.

The Spiritual Gifts: More than Charismata

When we speak about the Spiritual Gifts we must remember that there are more than the Charismatic ones.

The Spiritual Gifts: The Spirit & the Word (Part 3)

Where extra-biblical revelation is subject to Scripture and derived from Scripture it can be perfectly compatible with our doctrine of the sufficiency and authority of the Bible.

The Spiritual Gifts: The Spirit & the Word (Part 2)

The Spirit and the Word work in conjunction.

The Spiritual Gifts: The Spirit & The Word (Part 1)

What is the relationship between the Spirit and the Word of God? The various views on Spiritual Gifts have often tended to pit the Word and the Spirit against one another. So, on the one hand we can emphasize the priority of the Scripture to the point that we don’t even really need the Spirit. […]

The Spiritual Gifts: Experiencing the Spirit (Part 5)

Looking at the final Perspective of the Baptism of the Spirit

The Spiritual Gifts: Experiencing the Spirit (Part 4)

The Existential Perspective emphasizes empowerment for ministry as the result of Baptism of the Spirit.

The Spiritual Gifts: Experiencing the Spirit (Part 3)

The Situational perspective reveals that the baptism of the Spirit has an eschatological emphasis.

The Spiritual Gifts: Experiencing the Spirit (Part 2)

A perspectival framework helps us to see that each distinct theological view of the Baptism of the Spirit actually fits together.