Bnonn Tennant (the B is silent)

Where a recovering ex-atheist skewers things with a sharp two-edged sword

God himself claims that private revelation will be cryptic

Numbers 12 makes clear that the quality and character of prophetic gifts will not be like the perspicuous public revelation of scripture.

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Tongues in 1 Corinthians 14 were languages the speakers understood

If you’re speaking in tongues and you don’t know what you’re saying, you’re not speaking in tongues. You’re babbling like a baby.

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Is lack of healing a failing of the church to exercise authority for their king?

In response to a reader’s question, I suggest a moderate path between taking kingdom theology to humanistic extremes that presume upon God’s authority, and swinging so far the other way that we refuse to represent his authority at all.

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Spotting real prophecies

If prophecy continues, and someone tells you they have received a word from the Lord, how can you tell if they’re for real, or just full of it?

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2 rough alternative arguments that spiritual gifts continue

Independent lines of evidence seem to converge on a continuationist position.

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