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The Establishment Of The Church: Part II – The Kingdom, When?

As mentioned priorly, the church in prophecy is sometimes with the name “kingdom.” There are a pair found in Daniel’s book that parallel each other and provide information as to when the kingdom would come. In chapter two, Nebuchadnezzar has … Continue reading

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The Establishment Of The Church: Part I – The Reality Of The Church

The first time we find the word “church” in the Bible, it’s when Jesus says, “Upon this rock I will build My church” (Matthew 16:18). From this, we know Jesus plans on establishing a church. If someone is a part … Continue reading

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The Role of the Holy Spirit

The sufficiency of the Scriptures proves there is no semi-Calvinistic direct help by the Holy Spirit to either save us or enable us to live the Christian life. When I speak of sufficiency, I mean it is sufficient informationally and … Continue reading

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A Review of Pentecostalism: Part IV – The Duration of Miracles

The miracles of the New Testament were never intended to endure unendingly. Their era is limited, and by the role and purpose of miracles. If God provided early saints with the capacity to perform the supernatural in order to confirm … Continue reading

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A Review of Pentecostalism: Part III – The Role of Miracles

As I mentioned previously, the purpose of the miracles was the confirm the truth. After Jesus gives a Commission of preaching repentance and baptism throughout the world, He tells the apostles they will do miracles. It concludes with Mark’s recording, … Continue reading

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A Review of Pentecostalism: Part II – The Nature of Miracles

Pentecostalism has not only lead to a misunderstanding on the duration of miracles, but also on the nature of miracles. Many Pentecostalists think that answered prayer is a miracle. When we pray for the sick and they recover, that is … Continue reading

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A Review of Pentecostalism: Part I – The History of Pentecostalism

It is hard to discuss something so broad and nebulous as Pentecostalism, and those who think it’s simple will give simplistic responses. Nowhere is Pentecostalism codified as in a creed book. Trying to nail down Pentecostalism is like trying to … Continue reading

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