The Destructive Consequences of Pentecostalism

Hits: 50[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction             A new surge of belief in modern-day miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit began in the 1960s.[1] It has been labeled “Neo-Pentecostalism.” The “old” Pentecostalism[2] was generally given little respect…

Answering the Perseverance of the Saints Error—Lavonne J. McClish

Hits: 46[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Recently I attempted to help a friend and fellow-Christian who was involved in a discussion with a co-worker concerning the question, “Can a child of God fall from grace?” or “Can…

Impartation of Spiritual Gifts

Hits: 26[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] In 1 Corinthians 12:8–10, Paul listed nine miraculous “manifestations” of the Spirit. These gifts were scattered among various members, with some apparently receiving no gift at all (vv. 28–30). Since…