The Charismatic Gift of Prophecy
Explore the evidence for the cessationist view of the charismata, which shows why the revelatory and charismatic gifts were temporary, and fulfilled in the first century. For only $15.95!
This work analyzes charismatic claims to continuing prophetic revelation today. It does so by considering key charismatic texts in the New Testament. It shows by careful analysis of charismatic arguments that the gift of prophecy in the Apostolic church involved inspired revelation and that the gift ceased with the closing of the canon. It provides a special analysis of and rebuttal to the major arguments in Wayne Grudem’s important work, “The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today.”
The miraculous gifts of the Spirit empowered the early church to victory. Divinely inspired apostles, prophets, evangelists and teachers, were moved by that Spirit to write God’s Words. Their work resulted in the book we call the Bible.
Does the Spirit still empower and inspire men in the church today? Do we still see the charismata, the miraculous gifts of the Spirit, at work? Some say yes. Partial preterist Kenneth Gentry says no. He affirms that the office of inspired men was “revelatory and temporary.” While I feel that Gentry’s futurism has shaded some of his arguments, nonetheless, he has marshaled a good bit of exegetical material that is very useful.
In this book, Gentry engages some of the claims for the continuation of the charismata and refutes them.
While this book was written to some degree with the Reformed community in mind, since Gentry engages Reformed Charismatic claims, the book nonetheless contains a wealth of information that is helpful to all.
For a sane, calm, scholarly presentation of the “cessationist” view of the charismata, this is a very good book.
- Paperback: 170 pages
- Publisher: Victorious Hope Publishing (February 23, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0982620624
- ISBN-13: 978-0982620625
- Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.2 oz
McDurmon Preston Debate DVD$45.00Select options
In July, 2012 Dr. Don K. Preston of “The Preterist Research Institute” (PRI) sponsored a conference dealing with prophecy and eschatology, in which a debate was held featuring himself and Joel McDurmon from American Vision (a Gary DeMar ministry). This was an excellent conference, with featured speakers William Bell of All Things Fulfilled Ministries, Rod MacArthur – Pastor of Church of Auburn, and Stephen Temple – Author of “Mother of Harlots,” who each spoke on Friday morning through the afternoon.
The Thursday and Friday evening featured event included the exchange between Dr. Preston and Joel McDurmon. Each man gave affirmative and negative presentations in support of their view, or in opposition to their opponent. Joel McDurmon argued for the future return of Jesus and an attendant Resurrection of the Dead, while Dr. Preston argued for the preterist view of an AD70 fulfillment of the coming of the Lord and Resurrection. Then, in the highlight of the conference, Dr. Preston and Joel engaged in a lively and spirited Q&A session Saturday morning which lasted almost three hours! This was a very enlightening exchange and one that you will definitely want to see and hear!
Like Father Like Son – On Clouds of Glory – Audio Book$24.95Select options
Now for only $24.95 you can discover the truth about the nature of the return of Christ as narrated by Don K. Preston. Was it supposed to be with a physical body, returning on literal clouds, to return to planet earth to rule on a new physical throne? Discover why the answer is a resounding NO!
The Lamb of God Victorious$15.99Select options
It is my hope that upon the conclusion of this volume the reader will have more insight as to why Jesus gave the Revelation to John, and it will give us more faith that He kept His promise. This should help us have faith that we can trust Jesus to deliver on every promise that He ever made!
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AD 70 Shadow or Real End?$17.95Select options
Amillennialists and Postmillennialists admit that AD 70 was an “end of the age” judgment coming of Christ. However, they claim that AD 70 was simply a foreshadowing, or type of the real end of the age, the end of human history. In this unprecedented book, prolific author Don K. Preston (D. Div.) thoroughly and completely examines and refutes this idea. Preston shows, with careful exegesis, sound hermeneutic, and persuasive logic, that AD 70 was not a foreshadowing of the real end, but was, in fact, the “final” end of the age.