18 Feb '17, 9am

@thhmas @joelsh Bok: Pentecostal Spirituality av Steven Land. Blog:

@thhmas @joelsh Bok: Pentecostal Spirituality av Steven Land. Blog:

I’m aware that sounds idealistic. Naturally, wherever there is an authentic move of God, there will be people who “confuse the spectacular for the wonderful.” There will be carnality and confusion and conflict. We can’t expect a contemporary move of God to be any more tidy than it was for the early Church. There were church conflicts in the book of Acts; there were abuses of spiritual gifts at the church of Corinth. But none of that mitigates the fact that Pentecostals bear witness to something very real and very powerful that has happened to them, even while the implications of this newfound power has to be worked out in broken human vessels. While Pentecostals and Charismatics are naturally lumped together because of their similarities, the terms are not interchangeable. Classical Pentecostals trace their origins back to revivals of the early 1900’s (from Azuza Street to...

Full article: https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/ask-a-pentecostal-response

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