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Speaking in Tongues as Spiritual Warfare?

Speaking in Tongues as Spiritual Warfare?

May 21, 2012 | By | 8 Comments

One of the¬†theological¬†backdrops to Pauline theology would be the Old Testament, right? After all, the apostle Paul quotes the OT quite a bit as an established authority for the early Christian communities (e.g., Rom. 1:17; 2:24; 3:4, 10; 1 Cor. 9:9; 14:21, etc.). So there’s really no doubt that Paul was thoroughly aware of the […]

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My List of Top 10 Books on Charismatic Theology

My List of Top 10 Books on Charismatic Theology

December 15, 2011 | By | 32 Comments

There are a lot of books on spiritual gifts. The following ten books are my personal picks for the best books on what I’m calling “Charismatic Theology” – the perspective that sees the miraculous spiritual gifts as still continuing until Christ returns (healing, prophecy, tongues, interpretation of tongues, etc.). I’m working from least to greatest, […]

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The Infamous “Message in Tongues”: Evaluate Your Practices in Light of Exegesis!

The Infamous “Message in Tongues”: Evaluate Your Practices in Light of Exegesis!

June 3, 2010 | By | 13 Comments

“Although trying to cool their ardor for congregational tongues-speaking, Paul does not disparage the gift itself; rather, he seeks to put it in its rightful place. Positively, he says three things about speaking in tongues, which are best understood in light of the further discussion on prayer and praise in vv. 13-17: (1) Such a […]

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