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Accept One Another

Differences can separate people from one another, acceptance of one another is one of the first steps along the road to unity. (John Lathrop)   The apostle Paul wrote “Accept one another” (Rom. 15:7 NIV). In the remainder of the verse he went on to say that the recipients of the letter should accept one another in the same way…
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Ministering By Gift

We as believers need to be careful. At times we can lose sight of the important truth that the ministry we have comes from God. (John Lathrop) “A man can receive only what is given him from heaven” John 3:27 (NIV) The words above are those of John the Baptist, John is an interesting biblical character. From a purely human…
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Karismatik Reformasi

Gereja Tuhan jangan Mau lagi Terjebak dalam Pertentangan Karismatik dan Reformasi!

- Karismatik Reformasi - Gereja Tuhan seringkali terjebak dalam suatu ektrem pandangan teologi yang dianut. Orang sangat memuja-muja teologi reformasi hingga mengesampingkan dan memandang teologi karismatik sebagai suatu kesesatan. Begitu pula sebaliknya, orang yang sangat memuja-muja teologi karismatik juga meremehkan pandangan teologi dari reformasi. Hal ini mengakibatkan Gereja terpisah menjadi dua kubu yang berbeda dan menganggap tidak ada ikatan atau hubungan…
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Dealing With Offence (2)

We must be aware that the potential for offence is much greater with those we love and are close to. (Alber Zehr) Dealing with offences critical in these days. Consider why Jesus said that offences would become more common in these last days (Matt. 24:10). When the intensity of God’s move is accelerating there is a greater tendency for misunderstanding.…
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Karismatik Reformasi

Teologi Karismatik Reformasi Mengandung Semangat Neo Ortodoksi Karl Barth

  - Karismatik Reformasi - Gerakan pentakosta yang lahir di awal abad ke-20 telah berkembang sedemikian rupa, sehingga kelompok protestan dan injili pun sudah mengakui bahwa tidak semua praktek pentakosta dan/atau karimatik menyeleweng. Meskipun tensi antara non karismatik dan karismatik masih ada dikalangan para teolog dan pemikir, tapi sebenarnya secara praktis, penerimaan antar golongan sudah semakin tinggi. Gempuran liberalisme yang membawa…
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Divine Accuracy

We cannot establish our theology and principles only from prophetic can result in dangerous and inaccurate theology. (Hanny Setiawan) God is more eager to be known than we want to know Him. We need to believe this. Sometimes we think that God is out there unreachable. So that we are too tired to seek Him and his will. Worse, we…
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Prophecy: A Gift With Multiple Uses

  Prophecy is a multipurpose gift; God can use it to accomplish a number of His Kingdom purposes (John Lathrop) Recently I came across an interesting statement by missionary Rolland Baker. He pointed out that the gift of prophecy can do much to help the cause of missions; it can open the hearts of unbelievers, call people into missions, and…
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