The validity of spiritual gifts for today

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What is your position on the modern existence and use of spiritual gifts?

  1. I believe <i>all</i> spiritual gifts are valid for today and therefore all should be seen and used

    40.7%
  2. I believe the only spiritual gift not valid for today is <i>apostle</i>, for this was only given to

    7.4%
  3. I believe all spiritual gifts except the <i>sign</i> [miraculous] gifts are valid for today, for we

    14.8%
  4. I believe that only non-<i>miraculous</i> gifts are valid for today, and that the <i>prophecy</i> gi

    7.4%
  5. I believe <i>spiritual gifts</i> are <i>new</i> abilities for edification of the Body of Christ whic

    18.5%
  6. I believe <i>spiritual gifts</i> are our natural talents and abilities which we allow God to use thr

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. I believe our natural talents and abilities are the same before and after we receive the Holy Spirit

    7.4%
  8. I believe <i>spiritual gifts</i> have no validity at all for today

    3.7%
  9. I don’t know, but I’m looking into it

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. I don’t know, but I really don’t care

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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  1. Alcott

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    The one who wrote the recent poll, “What is your spiritual gift?” seemed surprised that there are some who doubt the reality of spiritual gifts in this day and time, even though he said himself that we have no need of “sign” gifts because of the long-completed canon of scripture. So this poll is not about what gifts you may think you have, but your position as to whether all, most, some, or none of the spiritual gifts are valid for use in the body of believers today.

    Note: in case there might be any conflict about it, the s in “spiritual gifts” is not capitalized in the KJV, NASB, or NIV.
     
  2. Alcott

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    Why do so few want to vote in this poll (so far)?

    Spiritual gifts are a matter of "Which?" not "Whether?"
    The validity of spiritual gifts should not be questioned?
    The answer possibilities are too many and too long?
    You think this poll belittles those who have always placed great value on their spiritual gift{s)?
    The fact that you think this pollster is a skeptic?
    You don't like questions about spiritual gifts?
    Other reason?
     
  3. Brian30755

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    Looks like you need to create another poll to see why people didn't vote in your first poll. [​IMG] By the way, I did vote.
     
  4. ASLANSPAL

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    I had to ask the Holy Spirit to help me navigate
    through all the questions...now that was a miracle! [​IMG]

    I made it through and voted
     
  5. Ben W

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    Yes I am in the non Cessationist Baptist camp [​IMG]
     
  6. Artimaeus

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    I am in the cessationist camp.
     
  7. atestring

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    I do not believe in the cessationist heresy!
     
  8. Ed Edwards

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    I do not belong in the 'cessationism is heresy' heresy.
     
  9. Artimaeus

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    [​IMG]...Oh...OK...I think. [​IMG]
     

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