The recorded history of the Church has something to tell us about the sign gifts…Let’s consider this along with every other thing we know. Admittedly, appealing to Church History or the majority view in…
Therefore all that is left for us believers is to place our faith in it – bank our very lives on it – obey it, live by it and guard it from distortion, addition, or subtraction, including updates of any kind.
Cessationism recognizes and upholds the “specialness” and uniqueness of the Spirit’s works in times past and emphasizes the purpose for those outbursts of divine power in the History of God’s dealings with Man.
When a man claims to have heard from God and prophesies (about the future), the only way to tell he really did hear from God who cannot shoot and miss, is that what he says happens, just as he said it would.