Dr. Pickering wrote this book in 1976. Regular Baptist Press printed a 1980 edition and recently in 2006. All non-Charismatic believers need to have a good grasp on why the miraculous gifts ceased with the passing of the Apostles and the completion of the New Testament. This is best done by a fundamental and dispensational writer like Ernest Pickering. Dr. Myron Houghton has updated the material to delineate the first, second and third “waves” of the Charismatic movement. Since Dr. Pickering died before he could include the latest wave of things such as the Vineyard movement phenomenon, Dr. Houghton has greatly enhanced the effectiveness and usability of the book by bringing it up to date. The sound doctrinal teaching is made even better.
The God Who SpeaksAugust 2, 2014
“God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds” Hebrews 1:1-2 America is quickly leaving a word-based society […]
Things that Peep and MutterSeptember 2, 2010
“And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto wizards that peep, and that mutter: should not a people seek unto their God? for the living to the dead? To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no […]
Spirit Filled: an individual responsibilityOctober 27, 2009
The local church is made up of individual believers. Each believer comes into the church by testimony of his faith in Christ exhibited by believer’s baptism. The local church is the earthly expression of the body of Christ and must keep itself pure, by all human means, of unbelief within its members. Only in this […]