“Did you receive the Holy Spirit?” Part 1 – Acts 8: Receiving the Word, Receiving the Spirit

Why being born again and believing are experiences distinct from and different to receiving the Spirit/baptism in the Spirit/being filled with the Spirit, and why it is important "But there was a man named Simon, who had previously practised magic in the city and amazed the people of Samaria, saying that he himself was somebody … Continue reading “Did you receive the Holy Spirit?” Part 1 – Acts 8: Receiving the Word, Receiving the Spirit

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Theoretical Continualism and Pragmatic Cessationism

So I was reading a book the other day, and somethings were said in the book that prompted me to say this on Facebook: “I dislike the fear of spiritual gifts that some pastors, authors and Christian leaders have. I like to call it quenching the Spirit.” A friend asked me to elaborate on it, … Continue reading Theoretical Continualism and Pragmatic Cessationism