Category Archives: Pneumatology

Did the Holy Spirit Dwell in Old Testament Believers? Or Should We Be Asking Something Else?

By | April 3, 2017

If one were to do a bit of reading, he would see that many who have historically asked the first titled question really intend to answer, “Was the Holy Spirit active in an Old Testament believer’s salvation and sanctification?” And, because most would at least say that the Spirit was active at the initial point… Read More »

Spiritual Gifts That Ceased at the End of the Apostolic Era

By | August 19, 2014

Paul lists nine spiritual gifts in 1 Cor 12:8–10, all of which I believe to have ceased sometime shortly after the end of the apostolic era. Here is a list of those gifts with a brief description of each. Word of Wisdom (1 Cor 12:8): A word of wisdom involved prophecy that had more to do with the… Read More »

What Is the Filling of the Spirit?

By | December 4, 2013

The word pimplemi is used to indicate some type of “filling” several times in the books of Luke and Acts. When this “filling” is with the Holy Spirit, dramatic events typically take place. John the Baptist was “filled with the Holy Spirit” for the exercise of his prophetic office (Luke 1:15). “Elizabeth was filled with… Read More »