Posts Tagged ‘Pentecostalism’
How do I convince a Pentecostal of the truth about miracles?
Question: When you get time would you look over these responses I saw from a Oneness Pentecostal in a discussion with a brother over miracles? I completely agree that miracles ceased, and that which is perfect is referring to the word of God, but the Pentecostal Oneness member brings up some stuff I have never…Read More
Explaining “Born of Water and Spirit” to Charismatics
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Explaining-Born-of-Water-and-Spirit-to-Charismatics.mp3 by Darrell M. HamiltonRead More
Are spiritual parents a real thing? Can you feel an anointing at church? Can you be delivered by an apostle?
Question: I have so many questions. I joined a church several years ago. They do “deliverance” and all that prophesying jazz. I was really into it and felt as though everything I was feeling was real. My Apostle even became my “spiritual mother”. Her husband, “my spiritual father” as I moved in with them during…Read More
Your answer on the Azusa Street Revival was excellent
Question: Hello. God bless you. I read your excellent question and answer about the Azusa Street Revival. Most of the documentaries that I have been able to find on this cursed movement of Satan are apologies, speaking of it in glowing terms when they should be lamenting the error-prone and unbiblical elements of this “bad tree” that…Read More
The Anointing of the Spirit
Text: I John 2:18-29 I. The other day, one of my boys needed help with a math problem, so I asked him to show me the problem. He brought in his paper on which he was working. A. “No,” I said, “I need to see the original problem in the book.” B. “But I copied just as…Read More
If Christ Built Only One, Where Did They All Come From?
by Jefferson David Tant At the beginning of the gospel age, there was but one church, and now, 2000 years later, according to some reports, there are over 1,200. How did this happen? People wonder where they all came from. Is this division and confusion what Christ intended? Let’s examine this situation to see just…Read More
The Charismatic Movement
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/CharismaticMovement.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Corinthians 14:6-12 I. As we continue our tracing of how various denominations came to be, A. We examined how the Pietiest influenced the beliefs of John Wesley and the Methodist societies that he established. 1. In particular was an emphasis on the need for a personal experience to become sanctified,…Read More
Why I Am No Longer a Pentecostal
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/WhyIAmNoLongerAPentecostal.mp3 by William DavisRead More
Coming Out of Pentecostalism
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/ComingOutOfPentecostalism.mp3 by William DavisRead More
Why I am No Longer a Pentecostal
by William Davis There were no miracles, no power, no gifts, no healings, nothing but the theatrical antics and delusions of men. What was claimed as the great power of God was nothing more than musical hype and psychologically induced emotionalism. I would like to begin by giving some background information concerning my roots in…Read More