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The Sign Gifts (Part 1) - Micah's Prophecy of the Sign Gifts

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70:48 minutes (32.42 MB)

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I. History of the sign gifts.
1. Throughout history there have been seasons where God enabled men to do signs and wonders. Example: Moses and Elijah.
2. Israel was accustomed to seeing signs from a prophet to know that he was from God (1Co 1:22; Joh 4:48).
3. Moses used miraculous signs to prove that he was from God (Exo 4:1-5).
A. They were only given to him for a 40 year period of time (Act 7:36).

The Sign Gifts (Part 2) - Checking the Legitimacy of a Sign Gift - Tongues, Prophecy

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71:39 minutes (14.82 MB)

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V. What sign gifts did/do not necessarily prove
1. Sign gifts do not prove:
A. Spirituality (1Co 1:4-7 c/w 1Co 3:1) and (Mat 10:1 c/w Joh 6:70-71).
B. Charity (1Co 13:1).
C. Regeneration (Mat 7:21-23).
2. There are lying signs and wonders that are performed by men by the power of Satan (2Th 2:9; Act 16:16-18; Rev 13:13-14; Rev 16:14).
3. Satan and his ministers can be transformed into ministers of righteousness (2Co 11:13-15).

The Sign Gifts (Part 3) - Checking the Legitimacy of a Sign Gift - Prophecy, Healing and Casting Out Devils

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67:49 minutes (14.11 MB)

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B. All prophets are not God's prophets.
i. There are plenty of false prophets in the world pretending to speak in God's name which He has not sent (Jer 23:21; Jer 27:15; Jer 29:9).
ii. They tell lies that people love to hear and they love them (Jer 5:31; Isa 30:10; 1Ki 22:13).
iii. God will even send lying prophets to people who want to believe a lie (1Ki 22:20-23; 2Th 2:8-12).

Being Called to the Ministry

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33:55 minutes (7.03 MB)

This sermon was preached by Pastor Wagner at the Ecclesiastical Law Center Conference in Union City, IN.

Being Called to the Ministry

I. The calling, training, and ordination of a minister.
1. How do you know if you're called to the ministry?
2. The standard answers:
A. I just feel/felt God calling me.
B. God told me.
C. I have always wanted to be a preacher.
D. My mom/dad/grandma told me that they knew from the time I was a boy that I was going to be a preacher.