Strange Fire and Speaking in Tongues

Speaking in tongues is a big issue for John MacArthur and Co. and it was also for the apostle Paul, except that their take on it is completely different. Part of MacArthur's problem, a major part, is one of hermeneutic, how you interpret the Scriptures. MacArthur works within a moderate dispensational framework, a framework which … Continue reading Strange Fire and Speaking in Tongues

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Strange Fire and the Corinthians

Reflecting on the Strange Fire Conference and Scripture one can't help but wonder how John MacArthur would have written to the church at Corinth. Here was a church where things were out of order - here was charismatic chaos! And what is Paul's answer, what you are doing is of the devil? Or/and, I don't … Continue reading Strange Fire and the Corinthians

The Spirit Filled Life and Church

Jesus on the last day of the feast “cried out, saying, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, 'From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.'" But this He spoke of the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were … Continue reading The Spirit Filled Life and Church