• The Gift of the Spirit Article by Jim Fitzgerald

    FROM TABLETALK | April 2002

    Callers to a psychiatric hotline heard the following message: “If you are obsessive-compulsive, please press 1 repeatedly. If you are co-dependent, please ask someone else to press 2. If you have multiple personalities, please press 3, 4, 5, and 6. If you are paranoid, we know who you are and what you want—just stay on the line so we can trace the call. If you are an evangelical, listen carefully and a little voice will tell you which number to press.” It’s true, isn’t it? Many in the church today seem to rely more on a little voice than … View Resource

  • Thus Saith the Lord? Article by Rod Rosenbladt

    FROM TABLETALK | April 2002

    LAST WEEK, THE LORD TOLD me.…” To someone from a Reformed background, it is sort of jarring to hear a statement like that. But the proposition is not all that unusual—especially in Pentecostal circles. I remember once asking a question to a Sunday school teacher in my very young years in pietistic Lutheranism. She did not know the answer, but she replied, “Ask the Lord about it and I am sure He will reveal the answer to you.” As a very young boy, I took this to mean I should listen very, very quietly after I “asked the … View Resource