Unschooled Wisdom from Common Sense

“Thank you, my dear. Now we’re rich, and Lucho will attend school. Wisdom lives in the brain and heart, not in the muscles.”

Tongues Speaking of Extreme Pentecostalism Examined Biblically

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Tongues speaking is one primary teaching we want to cover here.This paper intends to bring out more biblical facts and analyses about the biblical speaking in tongues versus the heretical tongues as part of the extreme Pentecostal theology. We don’t theorize, as did Spurgeon, that speaking in tongues is already a lost gift since in Acts 2:33 and 39, it is said that the PROMISE OF THE FATHER is going to be given for all generations.

Preaching a Great Sermon or Cow Preaching — Yelling Minus a Working Outline?

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I have the opportunity of listening to a few (paid) public speakers and noticed their control of the audience. Jesus Christ, our Lord, Peter, John, the Apostle Paul, among other Bible characters, did not do cow preaching, did they? Good speakers don’t shout; neither do they bang their lectern habitually! For they can easily control their audience by their natural gift for public speaking; by their logic, their humor, their flawless eloquence, and oratory.

God’s Promised Holy Spirit Unclaimed: Powerless Witnesses of Christ

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Written: April 10, 2017 | Updated on May 28th, 2022 | Jun P. Espina | 8 min readGod’s Promised Holy Spirit What is the primary cause of our powerlessness in the pulpit? Most preachers and church workers are so powerless that it is difficult to fill the church auditorium with people without using extra-biblical teachings … Read more

Extreme Pentecostalism Analyzed from the Biblical Standpoint

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The core doctrine of extreme Pentecostalism is that we can experience God directly (and physically!) during a worship service. The question that is worthy of biblically answering is: Does God answer to people’s emotions in a worship service? This experience is dictated by feelings and the belief of God’s presence “in our midst” as experienced by Christ’s disciples in Acts, Chapter Two.

Brave Faith of the Christian Missionaries

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The “refrain” portion of this poem conveys precisely the life of the Christian worker in the mission field: “Brave faith I must have—brave I must be to Jesus.” I wrote somewhere about the conversion of the Mouk tribe in New Guinea. Brave faith is the only fitting description of what the Christian missionaries did to this people group.

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