The Blessing and Curse of Being . . . Charismatic! Jesus is the Pattern Human for All Time

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Your Inheritance in Christ

You do not have to be a member of the family of God for long, before you will be exposed to one of the major divides in doctrine and practice among believers: the division over the continuation of all the gifts of the Spirit, and all the gifts of Ephesians 4:11-13 until the return of the Lord. This blog is the first in a series that examines the implications of the full humanity of our Lord on charismatic issues, and many other foundational facets of the gospel. There is much at stake.

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John MacArthur’s “Strange Fire”

YEINfrntDear friends,

In the light of “current affairs”, I thought this might be of interest to you, or through you, to others who might ask.

I have no desire to debate with anyone. I have better things to do.

However, some have been asking for resources to refute John MacArthur, and other Cessationist claims. I did my doctoral dissertation critiquing Cessationism, and if anyone has the appetite to read doctoral level academic stuff, it’s available in soft cover, Kindle, E-pub and pdf. Short version: Cessationism is a modern, man-made hermeneutic that undermines the entire gospel: http://www.stevecrosby.com/Spiritual-Gifts-Cessationism-p/yeinpdf.htm.

Here is a brief sample of what “non-charismatics” from prior to the “charismatic movement” had to say about John MacArthur’s “doctrine”:

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