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Re: [Covenanted Reformation] Re: Extraordinary gifts and offices.

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  • Dennis Humphrey
    I have 3 sets of the Puritan Bookshelf by SWRB for sale at $150 (New). If any one is intererested go to churchhistorian.com to see the contents. Call
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      I have 3 sets of the Puritan Bookshelf by SWRB for sale at $150 (New). If any one is intererested go to churchhistorian.com to see the contents. Call 1-800-887-5141 to order. Dennis




      Dennis
      >From: seamrog1935
      >Reply-To: covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com
      >To: covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [Covenanted Reformation] Re: Extraordinary gifts and offices.
      >Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 00:33:26 -0000
      >
      >I found an article on the RPNA website under Writings: "A Reformation
      >Discussion of Extraordinary Predictive Prophecy Subsequent to The
      >Closing of the Canon of Scripture" by a PRC Session. It starts with
      >a brief overview of the offices and gifts of prophet, evangelists,
      >apostles, etc. Yes, I too understood that the Reformeds were not
      >strict cessationists when I read that helpful article.
      >
      >Whit
      >--- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com, "Martin"
      > wrote:
      > > I am looking for resources on the matter of extraordinary gifts and
      > > offices. By this I mean the offices of Apostle, Evangelist and
      >Prophet
      > > along with the various gifts which accompanied those offices (ie:
      >prophecy
      > > and tongues). From my perusal of various Reformed
      >writings/commentaries it
      > > doesn't seem like the Reformers were strict cessationalists.
      >However, given
      > > the existence of the Anabaptists with their mysticism that was
      >prevalent in
      > > their days it seems that they should have encountered similar
      >errors as we
      > > find amongst those who denominate themselves Pentecostals.
      > >
      > > A few questions I'm looking for more information on are:
      > > 1) Where can I find a detailed explanation of what these offices
      >and gifts
      > > consisted of?
      > > 2) Did all of those extraordinary offices and gifts absolutely
      >cease in the
      > > early days of the church? By absolutely, I mean that if anyone
      >should now
      > > claim them, they are on that ground alone to be deemed false.
      > > 3) If in fact there may still be found extraordinary manifestations
      >of these
      > > offices or gifts, what are the criteria for trying them?
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > >
      > > Martin
      >


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