Let's rejoice in them — while looking forward to a time when they're no longer needed.
Spiritual gifts can cause confusion. As a pastor in a charismatic church, I encounter it all the time. Some are worried whenever they hear talk of the gifts of the Holy Spirit — languages, prophecy, healing, miracles, and so forth — and others are worried whenever they hear talk of anything else. The second group risks turning a good thing into an ultimate thing; the first risks dismissing a good thing because it might frighten the horses.continue reading >>