Church Issues

A Critical Look at the New View on Justification

Southern Baptist History and Theology

    Reformed SBC Perspective of Soteriology

   Traditional SBC Perspective of Soteriology

The Extent of the Atonement

    Unlimited (Universal) View of the Atonement

    Limited (Particular/Definite) View of the Atonement

Free Will vs. Sovereign Grace

The Altar Call

The Lordship Controversy

The Evangelical & Catholic Accord

The Open Theism Debate

Church Discipline

Woman's Role in the Church

The Church Growth Movement 

Promise Keepers

Infant Salvation

Hell on Trial

What is Heaven Like?

Sovereignty of God & the Existence of Evil

Battling Sexual Sin

The Prayer of Jabez

Eternal  Security of the Believer

The Assurance of Salvation

The Deadly Doctrine of Inclusivism

The Sabbath or The Lord's Day

Infant Baptism


The Controversial Charismata

Under this doctrine relating to spiritual gifts I have categorizes useful articles concerning the debate surrounding the gifts of the Spirit.  On choosing the articles, I am not trying to present every viewpoint, but have included those articles that I believe reflect the teaching of the Bible.  Since this issue is so explosive, let me state from the beginning that I love and accept my Charismatic and Pentecostal brethren in Christ.  However, since this issue affects so many areas of theology and practice, I believe a proper understanding to be crucial.

Cessationism in General

The Gift of Apostleship

The Gift of Prophecy

The Gift of Tongues

Spiritual Gifts


Six-Part Series on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit
By P. G. Mathew, M.A., M.Div., Th.M.
Gifts of the Holy Spirit, Part One ; Gifts of the Holy Spirit, Part Two ; Gifts of the Holy Spirit, Part Three ; Gifts of the Holy Spirit, Part Four ; Gifts of the Holy Spirit, Part Five ; Gifts of the Holy Spirit, Part Six

Study Guide: "Spiritual Gifts" by John MacArthur
--"The Counterfeit Background of Spiritual Gifts" (1 Corinthians 12:1)
--"The Importance of Spiritual Gifts" (1 Corinthians 12:1-3)
"The Source of Spiritual Gifts" (1 Corinthians 12:4-7, 11)
--"The Gifted Men--Apostles and Prophets" (1 Corinthians 12:28a)
--"The Gifted Men--Evangelists, Pastors, and Teachers" (1 Corinthians 12:28a)
--"The Permanent Edifying Gifts--The Speaking Gifts" (1 Corinthians 12:8-10)
--"The Permanent Edifying Gifts--The Serving Gifts: Leadership, Serving, and Giving" (1 Corinthians 12:8-10)
--"The Permanent Edifying Gifts--The Serving Gifts: Mercy, Faith, and Discernment" (1 Corinthians 12:9-10)
--"The Temporary Sign Gifts--Miracles" (1 Corinthians 12:10)
--"The Temporary Sign Gifts--Healing, Part A" (1 Corinthians 12:9, 28, 30)
--"The Temporary Sign Gifts--Healing, Part B" (1 Corinthians 12:9, 28, 30)
--"Spirit Baptism" (1 Corinthians 12:12-13)
--"One Body, Many Gifts--Part 1" (1 Corinthians 12:12-14, 18, 24, 28)
--"One Body, Many Gifts--Part 2" (1 Corinthians 12:15-31)

Church Music




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