Miraculous Spiritual Gifts,” and “Holy Spirit Baptism
David Hepp - Pastor of The Church of Our Lord And Savior Jesus Christ of The Apostolic Faith.
Don McClain - Evangelist from the West 65th St church of Christ in Little Rock Arkansas-
Monday July 9, 2007 - Resolved: The Scriptures teach that the “miraculous” spiritual gifts that revealed and confirmed the Word of God in the days of the New Testament apostles have ceased. (Affirm: Don McClain; Deny: David Hepp)
Tuesday July 10 - Resolved: The Scriptures teach that Christians today are still performing “miraculous” spiritual gifts, as in the days of the New Testament apostles. (Affirm: David Hepp; Deny: Don McClain)
Friday July 13, 2007 - Resolved: The scriptures teach that Christians today can receive Holy Spirit baptism like the apostles and other first Century Christians did. - (Affirm: David Hepp; Deny: Don McClain)
Saturday July 14, 2007 - Resolved: The scriptures teach that when a believer in Christ is baptized in “water” (as in Acts 8:12) in the name of Jesus Christ unto the remission of sins, that believer is at that point saved and added to the body of Christ. Holy Spirit baptism, as received by the apostles in Acts 2, is no longer available today. - (Affirm: Don McClain; Deny: David Hepp)
(If you are interested in the ppt charts Don McClain used in this debate - you may obtain them by sending him an email - firstname.lastname@example.org )