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You ask about a specific segment of the denomination. You are confusing the Pentecostal movement (a loose description of churches that believe some similar things about the Holy Spirit and spiritual gifts) with a denomination (such as the United Pentecostal Church International, which is a denomination within the movement). The churches that practice snake ...


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According to my very close co-worker/friend who was recently ordained a bishop in the Church of God (Cleveland, TN), the reqiurements for becoming a bishop are as follows: Completion of Minister's Apprentice Program (MAC), or Minister's Internship Program (MIC) Pass comprehensive scripture exam and become a licensed pastor. Must be at least 30 yrs of age, ...


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W. V. Grant wrote in THE VOICE OF HEALING October 1953 Page 24 about the word of knowledge. WHAT IT IS The Spiritual gift of the word of knowledge is certain facts in the mind of God, which He sees fit to reveal to a servant supernaturally by His Spirit. It is only a “word,” or a portion of God's great storehouse of knowledge. God speaks in ...


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Since asking the question I have now read three books by influential pentecostal pioneers on the issue, and they do not agree on the definition of the gift of the word of knowledge. In the book on Spiritual Gifts, a collection of sermons by Smith Wigglesworth (1859-1947), who received the baptism of the Spirit in 1907[1], the gift is described as a ...



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