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Strange fire, holy fire
Michael J. Klassen

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Strange fire, holy fire
exploring the highs and lows of your charismatic experience
Michael J. Klassen.

Published 2009 by Bethany House Publishers in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English.

About the Book

"A positive call for discernment and engagement, providing healing for those confused or wounded by their uneven charismatic experiences. Written by an insider in the movement"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A critic and an apologist
So what is a charismatic? : exploring the definitions
Everyone repeat after me : the importance of tongues
Us vs. them : spiritual pride and our perception of non-charismatics
Christian history begins with Agnes Ozman ... or does it? : the origins of the Charismatic Movement
We're here to pump you up! : our hunger for hype and thirst for power
Touch not God's anointed : the prevalence of excessive authority
Apostles and prophets and bishops ... oh my! : something old or something new?
A prophecy for me : a biblical, commonsense look at personal prophecy
If I become a Christian, do I have to look (and act) like them? : the cult of personality
Why don't we just outlaw sin altogether? : navigating our way between legalism and grace
We don't need no education : our contempt for "book" knowledge and pursuit of "revelation" knowledge
If it's strange, it must be of God : wacky, trendy theology
Give me a principle, not a personal God : an assessment of the Word of Faith Movement
I think I'm catching a cold ... oops, I mean a healing : the secret to positive confession
Is all sickness from the devil? : healing and God's will
You know, it hurts so good (no, really!) : the role of pain and suffering in our charismatic beliefs
Blood, sweat, and tears ... or not : the definition of true faith
More than a feeling : is it okay to pursue a spiritual buzz?
Can you gimme a quick fix? : the length of time God uses to change a life
My kingdom come, my will be done : the intersection of our desires and God's plans
What the devil is going on here? : spiritual warfare, our part and God's part
Removing your label from your lapel : the future of the Charismatic Movement
Epilogue: Good mourning Holy Spirit : moving forward in light of your charismatic experience.


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BV4501.3 .K575 2009

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