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ARTICLES ON THE CHARISMATIC MOVEMENT

This is a collection of articles that examine the various doctrinal and exegetical errors of this movement. Several also appear under the LIST OF ESSAYS and are linked into them there.

HEARTCRY OF A DISILLUSIONED CHARISMATIC. THIS IS AN IMPORTANT LETTER THAT SHOULD BE READ AS A WARNING BY ALL. Serving in a senior position in his church for many years, he began to realise that what was being claimed what not what was actually taking place.

4 March 2002 - Added - Tesimony of a second disillusioned charismatic.

20 March 2002 - Added - Correspondent asking about "Breakdowns are good for you" mentioned he had accepted the Reformed Faith even though his father was a Pentecostal minister.

THE CESSATION OF PROPHESIES, TONGUES AND "KNOWLEDGE" AT THE END OF THE APOSTOLIC ERA. The Biblical proof of this.

GUIDANCE AND THE WILL. An article by Prof. Nigel Cameron in which he shows that "SEEKING a word from the Lord" is unbiblical.

A CRITIQUE OF "GOD'S STRATEGY IN HUMAN HISTORY". An examination of Roger Forster's and Paul Marston's defence of Arminianism, continuing with the way in which this doctrine affects the practice of 'making a decision' and other inadequacies of present day movements. 6pgs. ADDED AUGUST 2003 - "God used 'Plan B' when Adam fell - or did He?"


WHY DO THOSE WHO EXPERIENCE A “SECOND BLESSING” SO OFTEN CONTINUE INTO EXCESSIVE CHARISMATIC BEHAVIOUR? (WHAT HAPPENS MEDICALLY WHEN CHARISMATICS ARE "SLAIN IN THE SPIRIT"?

CHORUSES - A RECONSIDERATION. The way in which these are introduced into churches, and the subtle way in which worship is sentimentalised and profoundly affected. The lack of 'awe', the poor theology, tunes and rhymes etc. 6pgs..

Other papers to be put on this website in the near future -

REPLY TO FORSTER AND MARSTON'S CRITICISMS IN THEIR "REASON, SCIENCE AND FAITH"

INTERCONNECTIONS OF PENTECOSTALS AND CHARISMATICS. A chart of the various influences and personalities of these branches of the evangelical church.

"THE CHARISMATICS IN THE LIGHT OF THE BIBLE". A condensation in tabular form of the contrast between charismatic claims and the Scriptural evidence.

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