Tag Archives: Charismatic Movement

Spiritual Gifts; April 13, 2019


1 Corinthians 12:7 Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. This whole chapter has been very familiar to me since I was first introduced to the Charismatic Movement back in 1973. That … Continue reading

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Better than Life; October 31, 2017


Psalm 63:3-4 Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands. I learned these verses as a song … Continue reading

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November 3, 2016


Acts 8:15-17 When they arrived, they prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit, because the Holy Spirit had not yet come upon any of them; they had simply been baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus. … Continue reading

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June 15, 2015


1 Timothy 1:3-4 As I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain men not to teach false doctrines any longer nor to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies. The … Continue reading

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April 5, 2015


John 20:8-9 Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went inside. He saw and believed. (They still did not understand from Scripture that Jesus had to rise from the dead.) This incident is an illustration of … Continue reading

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November 19, 2014


Hebrews 13:15 Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that confess his name. 40 years ago this verse seemed to pop up everywhere, as the Charismatic Movement was trying to shake … Continue reading

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September 14, 2013


Psalm 89:15 Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, O LORD. The NIV is a reasonable rendering, but a more literal translation is “those who know the shout of joy.” … Continue reading

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