Tag Archives: Spiritual gifts

Why Didn’t Philip Bestow Spiritual Gifts?, Bill Jackson

The evangelist Philip went to preach in Samaria, and proclaimed the Word of God in a powerful way, even to converting Simon the sorcerer. Philip possessed miracle-working abilities, as seen in Acts 8:6, 7, 13, and we then know that … Continue reading

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Why do some religious groups handle snakes? — Bob Prichard

The practice of handling snakes in worship comes from a misunderstanding of the words of Christ recorded in Mark 16:17-18. In this passage, Jesus said, these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL GIFTS: ARE THEY AVAILABLE TODAY?

“Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant” (1 Corinthians 12:1).  The spiritual gifts in this passage are the miraculous powers, such as prophesying, speaking in tongues (other languages), healing the sick, and raising the … Continue reading

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