Archive | January, 2014

The Truly Covenantal and Reformed View of Prophecy (and of the Other Gifts) III

(Continues from here.) 4. Pronouncing Judgment “I have appointed you a prophet to the nations,” God told Jeremiah (Jer. 1:5), and then continued explaining to him what exactly the task of a prophet to the nations is: See, I have appointed you this day over the nations and over the kingdoms, To pluck up and […]

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The Truly Covenantal and Reformed View of Prophecy (and of the Other Gifts) II

(Continues from here.) 2. Authority and Legitimacy of Authority In order to understand this function of the gifts, let’s take an imaginary example: An ordinary member of an officially cessationist Presbyterian church stands up during church service and prophesies to the church. The content of his prophecy doesn’t matter for the moment; whether it is […]

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The Truly Covenantal and Reformed View of Prophecy (and of the Other Gifts) I

I have been asked many times to write this thesis, and I have always replied that it is very difficult for me to do it. Not because my position is not supported by the Bible; to the contrary, the Bible is full with support of what is called by some “continuationism,” that is, the view […]

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