June 28, 2017

Signs and Wonders

Don Johnson Commenting on Acts 2.43 — And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles. — John D. Polhill observes: “The miracles are described with the characteristic combination ‘signs’ and ‘wonders.’ The same phrase continues to be used of the apostles’ miracle-working in 4:30 and 5:12 and […]

The Charismatic Problem

Wally Morris I grew up in Southern Baptist churches, baptized when I was 12, saved when I was 17, and re-baptized a few months later. Except for reading the Sunday School quarterly, I had not been to any Bible studies until I went to college and became involved with a college student ministry (the old […]

Miracles: Then and Now

Rolland D. McCune On occasion through the years one reads or hears of a great revival somewhere in the world, a sudden outburst of the power of the Holy Spirit. It usually includes the testimony of many souls saved as well as miracles of all sorts that seem to parallel those of the Bible. Fantastic […]

The Modern Tongues Movement

J. B. Williams The following article was published by Faith for the Family in the November / December 1974 issue. It is republished here by permission. We at Proclaim & Defend believe it is important to understand the long-held biblical argument against the errors of the so-called Charismatic Movement. These views are rooted in the […]

New Calvinism and Continuationism

New Evangelicalism and New Calvinism: The Same Disaster: Part 2 Matt Recker Part 1 ♦ This is  Part 2 ♦ Part 3 ♦ Part 4 ♦ Part 5 ♦ Part 6 ♦ Part 7 In his final book, The Great Evangelical Disaster, Francis Schaeffer, with tears, passionately pled with evangelicals of his day to repent, saying, “in the most […]

The Eclectic Web–Charismatism and more

The Pentecostalism and Charismatic Movement have long been a concern for their popularization of aberrant beliefs and practices. Their influence on evangelicalism as it is today is surprising, given their relatively brief history. One source of information on the movement is data gathered by the Assemblies of God. This article provides many links to their […]

The Eclectic Web – 2014.4.4

Compiled by Don Johnson Given our interest in John MacArthur’s views on the charismatic movement (see our review of Strange Fire here and our open letter to John MacArthur here), I think it is appropriate that we notice that Dr. MacArthur has clearly spelled out the differences between his views and John Piper’s views. Full […]

An open letter to John MacArthur

The following is an open letter to Dr. John MacArthur of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California as well as of the Grace to You radio program. Recently Dr. MacArthur hosted a conference exposing the many errors of Charismatism. I appreciate the work done in the conference and recommend the book and conference as […]

A Case for Cessationism (9)

Fred Moritz This article first appeared in the Maranatha Baptist Theological Journal. You may also find it here. We republish on Proclaim & Defend with permission. The article will appear here in parts for easier reading. This will require an alteration of footnote numbering – for citation, refer to the longer article linked above. Part […]

A Case for Cessationism (8)

Fred Moritz This article first appeared in the Maranatha Baptist Theological Journal. You may also find it here. We republish on Proclaim & Defend with permission. The article will appear here in parts for easier reading. This will require an alteration of footnote numbering – for citation, refer to the longer article linked above. Part […]