Michael Hranek wrote: [snip} John, I tend to think "The Ceassationists" have sabotaged the faith of too many in the body of Christ with the notion the supernatural ceased with the Apostles and early church hindering believers from seeking after living in the experiencial reality of God as He really is [snip]
The supernatural gifts have nothing to do with spirituality!
Take the great awakening or the revival in Spurgeon's time - no tongue speaking, miracle workers etc. BUT great power in preaching and many conversions. Why?
Whitfield, Wesley and Spurgeon were all cessationists!