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Does the tongues of fire incident make it clear, that all such events have now ceased?

Specifically responding to your suggestion that the uniqueness of the event of Pentecost could imply cessationism: Any number of miracles and promises could be challenged and dismissed on account of ...
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Why is it that cessationalists especially target the gift of prophecy and tongues, and apostleship, vs other manifestations of the Spirit?

This answer will look narrowly at the question of whether the gift of apostle has ceased. One facet of the debate not mentioned by the other answers is the definition of an apostle. The definition ...
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Why is it that cessationalists especially target the gift of prophecy and tongues, and apostleship, vs other manifestations of the Spirit?

I wholeheartedly agree with @Anne talking about perceived im/balances and emphases placed on various types of gifts. I wanted to add a bit of discourse on the Corinthians passages which you brought up ...
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Why is it that cessationalists especially target the gift of prophecy and tongues, and apostleship, vs other manifestations of the Spirit?

When something important appears to be going off-balance, garnering more attention and importance than the word of God gives it, there is usually a reaction. It is unlikely that a "cessationist ...
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Why is it that cessationalists especially target the gift of prophecy and tongues, and apostleship, vs other manifestations of the Spirit?

Prophets and apostles were the conduit between God and man prior to the completion of the Bible. Part of Paul's purpose was to "fulfill the Word of God". Colossians 1:25 Whereof I am made ...
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