Practicing The Power: Welcoming The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit In Your Life

Paperback | February 7, 2017

bySam Storms

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The Bible teaches us that we are to be filled with God's Spirit and that God's presence and grace is manifested among his people as they serve, love, and minister to one another. Yet some of the gifts that God offers to his people aren't commonly seen in many churches today. Gifts of prophecy, healing, tongues, and other supernatural gifts of God seem to be absent, and many Christians are unsure how to cultivate an atmosphere where God's Spirit can work while remaining committed to the foundational truth of God's Word.

How can Christians pursue and implement the miraculous gifts of the Spirit without falling into fanatical excess and splitting the church in the process? In Practicing the Power, pastor and author Sam Storms offers practical steps to understanding and exercising spiritual gifts in a way that remains grounded in the word and centered in the gospel.

With examples drawn from his forty years of ministry as a pastor and teachers, Storms offers a guidebook that can help pastors, elders, and church members understand what changes are needed to see God move in supernatural power and to guard against excess and abuse of the spiritual gifts. If you long to see God's Spirit move in your church and life, and aren't sure why that isn't happening or where to begin, this book is for you.

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The Bible teaches us that we are to be filled with God's Spirit and that God's presence and grace is manifested among his people as they serve, love, and minister to one another. Yet some of the gifts that God offers to his people aren't commonly seen in many churches today. Gifts of prophecy, healing, tongues, and other supernatural g...

Sam Storms (PhD, University of Texas) is founder of Enjoying God Ministries, which provides biblical and theological resources to the body of Christ. He is also the senior pastor of Bridgeway Church in Oklahoma City and a former professor. Storms travels both in the United States and abroad, speaking at churches and conferences. He is ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 0.72 inPublished:February 7, 2017Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0310533848

ISBN - 13:9780310533849

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Matt ChandlerIntroduction1. Welcome to the World of Word and Spirit2. Earnestly Desire Spiritual Gifts3. The Place of Prayer in Practicing the Power4. Identifying Prophecy in the Local Church5. The Gift of Prophecy in Real Life6. Principles from Practicing Prophecy in the Local Church7. Worship in the Spirit8. User-Friendly Deliverance9. Do not Quench the Spirit10. Manipulation or Ministry?ConclusionAppendix A--Are Miraculous Gifts for Today?Appendix B--Does the Spiritual Gift of Prophecy Undermine the Finality and Sufficiency of the Biblical Canon?