1Co 12:28; Act 9:36-42; 13:4-12; 20:6-12; Joh 14:10-12.
ROMANS-488-130214 - length: 60:54 - taught on Feb, 14 2013
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The Doctrine of Spiritual Gifts
Temporary spiritual gifts
The temporary spiritual gifts of apostle and prophet were foundational; EPH 2:20.
having been built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,
c. The third temporary gift is that of miracles, HEB 2:4
The gift of miracles was the unique ability to accomplish supernatural works of power.
This temporary spiritual gift was designed for the pre-canon period of the Church Age to validate and to accredit the communication gifts, primarily the ministry of the apostles.
Philip the evangelist performed signs and wonders (Acts 8), as did Stephen when he was delivering his prophetic indictment of the Jews (Acts 6).
They couldn't go to the Old Testament to confirm the mystery portion of the New Testament doctrine.
Peter performed miracles which brought him a hearing - an audience.
In ACT 9:36-42, Peter raised Dorcas from the dead.
And it became known all over Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.
Elymas the sorcerer was struck blind by Paul, Acts 13:4-12.
Then the proconsul believed when he saw what had happened, being amazed at the teaching of the Lord.