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Perspectives on Pentecost

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Published by P & R Publishing .
Written in English

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  • Religion - Theology

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    ISBN 100875522696
    ISBN 109780875522692


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Perspectives on Pentecost by Richard B., Jr. Gaffin Download PDF EPUB FB2

This perspective on the pentecost is at heart a three step syllogism. As far as I can tell, a fair representation of this Perspectives on Pentecost book is laid out in the following. Premise 1: Miracles only have a special revelatory function.

Premise 2: Special revelation has ended. Conclusion: Miracles do not happen today. This argument fails on both premises/5(10). Gaffin's book is a Perspectives on Pentecost book, if somewhat brief, discussion of spiritual gifts and Pentecost.

Gaffin focuses particularly on the meaning of Pentecost, the character and meaning of the attending /5. Perspectives on Pentecost A careful examination of the New Testament teaching on the gifts of the Spirit.

Makes a case for the cessation of tongues at the close of the apostolic era. Perspectives on Pentecost dispels the emotionalism and confusion now surrounding the charismatic movement. It is a reliable study for all Bible students and an especially helpful handbook for those either associated with the charismatic movement or who must deal with friends or family members involved in Perspectives on Pentecost book experiences.

Perspectives on Pentecost: Studies in New Testament Teaching on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit Richard B. Gaffin, Richard B. Gaffin, Jr. Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, /5(2).

In this book, Richard B. Gaffin examines Perspectives on Pentecost book and tongues and makes a case for the cessation of both gifts at the close of the apostolic era. Pentecost is presented as integral to the once-for-all work of Christ and decisive for the life of the whole church.

Perspectives on Pentecost is a small book, originally it was a series of lectures that Gaffin gave in and Yet, for all its brevity, the work packs a powerful punch. Gaffin is a tremendous scholar and this work evidences his skill both in exegesis and theology. This book must be read methodically and with an open Bible, it's not a book to take to the pool for an hour's diversion.

However, it is worth the effort. I've long been of the opinion that the so-called sign gifts (tongues, prophecy & healing) were not for the church after the apostolic age so I must admit to reading the book with a bias 5/5(1).

Drawing from his book Perspectives on Pentecost and his “Acts and Paul” lecture notes, Dr. Gaffin explained the place of Pentecost as the culmination of that complex of events surrounding the person and work of Jesus Christ which includes his incarnation, death, resurrection, and ascension.

Pentecost, then, occurs as part of the accomplishment of. The book of Actscontinues to record the miraculous outpouring of the Holy Spirit that began on the Feast of Pentecost.

This Old Testament feast revealed "a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is found in Christ" (Colossians ).

After Moses went up to Mount Sinai, the Word of God was given to the Israelites at Shavuot. Gaffin's defines all the gifts generally, clarifies the nature of prophecy and tongues and the question of their continuance in the church today. He indicates how these exegetical studies bear on contemporary interest in charismatic gifts.

Perspectives on Pentecost () by Richard B. Gaffin Jr.5/5(1). Pentecost falls on the 6th of Siwan and never occurs on Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday. Outside of Palestine the Orthodox Jews have since the exilic period celebrated the following day also, as "the second day of Shabu'ot." Pentecost is the fiftieth day of 'Omer, beginning from the second day of Passover.

During the existence of the Temple the. Understanding this many-faceted holiday from a Jewish perspective provides a fitting background to the Christian celebration of Pentecost, the outpouring of.

Acts New International Version (NIV) The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost. 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place.

2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them.

4 All of. Perspectives on Pentecost: New Testament Teaching on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit by Richard B. Gaffin, Gaffin. Paperback $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase.

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With exegetical depth, objectivity, and clarity Richard B. Gaffin examines prophecy and tongues and makes a case for the cessation of both gifts at the close of the apostolic era. Pentecost is presented as integral to the once-for-all work of Christ and decisive for. This perspective on the pentecost is at heart a three step syllogism.

As far as I can tell, a fair representation of this argument is laid out in the following. Premise 1: Miracles only have a special revelatory function.

Premise 2: Special revelation has ended/5(8). Christ the Center engages in a rich discussion with Richard Gaffin about the place of Pentecost in redemptive history. From their website: Drawing from his book Perspectives on Pentecost and his “Acts and Paul” lecture notes, Dr.

Gaffin explained the place of Pentecost as the culmination of that complex of events surrounding the person and work.

Perspectives on Pentecost Paperback – Jun 1 by Richard Gaffin Jr. (Author), Gaffin (Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings/5(12). Perspectives on Pentecost by Richard B Gaffin – a review Posted: November 2, by J in Bible, Book review, Church, Church history, Theology.

This review is by regular contributor Dan. _____ At The Grit we dig the big G. ‘Resurrection and Redemption’ is a great read, as is his more basic ‘By Faith not by Sight’ (which ties in.

A continuationist friend and I are thinking about studying theology books together. Our first book will be Authentic Fire by Michael Brown, presenting my friend's position, of course. I have three books on cessationism: Warfield's Counterfeit Miracles, Gaffin's Perspectives on Pentecost, and Chantry's Signs of the Apostles.

Pentecost was an initial harvest feast, where the Jews were to offer to the Lord the first fruits of the new grain. Among other rituals, they were to wave before the Lord two loaves of wheat bread, made with leaven (Lev. This picture came to fulfillment in the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost.

Richard B. Gaffin, Jr., Perspectives on Pentecost: Studies in New Testament Teaching on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit (Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, ).

I heard Gaffin interviewed on the Reformed Forum podcast a month ago and requested the volume via interlibrary loan. Below are some running notes I set down as I read through Gaffin’s work. There are three things you need to know about Pentecost that will help you understand Acts 2. Pentecost was a pilgrim festival.

That meant that according to Jewish Law, all the adult Jewish men would come from wherever they were living to Jerusalem and personally be in attendance during this celebration. Pentecost was a : Pentecost.

Click to read more about Perspectives on Pentecost by Richard B. Gaffin. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). It was about twenty-five years ago when I first read Richard Gaffin’s book, Perspectives on Pentecost: New Testament Teaching on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Reading it again today, I was struck once again with the quality of work Gaffin has given us. His grasp of redemptive-history, of course, is well known, and his exposition of the.

Before Pentecost the disciples are held back and told to wait. But after the outpouring of the Spirit they are sent forth unto victory. In order to understand this important section of Scripture, we will examine the events of Pentecost from a number of perspectives.

The Circumstances Surrounding the Coming of the Holy SpiritFile Size: KB. Perspectives on Pentecost. Thread starter Greg; Start date Jan 7, ; Status Not open for further replies. It shows claearly that Pentecost was a part of the history of salvation.

Davidius Puritan Board Post-Graduate. this book was extremely informative and influential in helping me understand the nature of prophecy and tongues and.

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Miller A day. PS Pastoral Theology: Pentecostal Perspectives Ron Kadyschuk, PhD 3 credit hours [email protected] Pentecost. He says, Pentecost, as Christians call this event, is not an appendix nor a supplement to In his book, In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership, Henri Nouwen.

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starting at $ Perspectives on Pentecost has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The thin book is perhaps evident of the amount of theology from Pentecostal perspectives. mbaland | Sep 6, | This was a life-changing book for me because it showed me the flaws within Christianity/5(3).

new Pentecost as a fruit of the Council. We too have wished to place ourself in the same perspective and in the same at-titude of expectation. Not that Pentecost has ever ceased to be an actuality during the whole history of the Church, but so great are the needs and the perils of the present age, so vast.

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Since the resurrection of Jesus, however, Christians have celebrated Pentecost seven weeks after Easter. Luke tells us at the beginning of the book of Acts that Jesus promised his disciples they would “be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now” (Acts ). Pentecost, then, was a celebration of the covenant, God’s family bond with Israel.

The Book of Jubilees, composed in the first centuries before Christ, claimed that Pentecost was the actual anniversary date not only of Moses’ covenant at Sinai but also of God’s covenants with Noah and with Abraham.

Perspectives on Marriage remains a "reader" that would be of interest to anyone concerned with marriage at the start of a new millennium. Teachers know this as they read and reread chapters they have already assigned to pre­ vious classes and are now assigning them once more.

In our view this bookFile Size: 2MB. Product Reviews View Product Info. Add To Cart Add To Wishlist. Perspectives on Pentecost. Richard B. Gaffin Jr. Richard B. Gaffin Jr. P & R Publishing / / Trade Paperback. view of the charismatic movement. However, he does so in love for the Word of God and is not writing simply to sell books.

This book was influential in the formal 5/5.Ch. 5. "Nuptial pentecost": theological reflections on the presence and action of the holy spirit in Christian marriage / Julie McCarty; Ch.

6. Marriage versus living together / Jo McGowan; Ch. 7. Marriage preparation and cohabiting couples: information report / NCCB Marriage and Family Committee; Ch. 8.