Wednesday Giveaway - Are Miraculous Gifts for Today?
Perhaps a few decades ago the question of the role of miraculous
gifts in the church was a little bit more straightforward. The Reformed
tradition affirmed cessationism (that such gifts had ceased soon after the
apostolic era), Pentecostals affirmed the presence and even centrality of those
same gifts in our day and age, and most other churches either slowly ventured
towards one of these two polarities or took a stance of open but cautious.
Today, it isn't so clear cut - if it ever truly was. Third wave charismatic
churches, the growth of global Pentecostalism, and high profile
representatives of a charismatic expression of Reformed Christianity have
become part of an increasingly diverse landscape of miraculous gifts in the
This often-confusing landscape is the subject of this week’s
giveaway, Are Miraculous Gifts for Today?
Brought together by Wayne Grudem, representatives of cessationist,
open but cautious, third wave, and Pentecostal/charismatic positions offer an
explanation of their stance on miraculous gifts, and respond to other
Though a complex subject, Are Miraculous Gifts for Today? is an
excellent starting place for your own evaluation of the biblical and
theological case for and against the continuation of certain spiritual gifts in
the church today.
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