Questions and Answers on Spiritual Gifts
"The importance of the gifts of the Holy Spirit to the essential functioning of the Church of Jesus Christ cannot be over-estimated. Without them, the Church lacks the spiritual equipment so necessary for an aggressive conflict with the powers of...
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"The importance of the gifts of the Holy Spirit to the essential functioning of the Church of Jesus Christ cannot be over-estimated. Without them, the Church lacks the spiritual equipment so necessary for an aggressive conflict with the powers of darkness; she is also deprived of that edifying enrichment derived from the manifestation of the Holy Spirit's presence and power in her midst. If a person is 'called' to be a son of God, that person is also a prospective recipient of the gifts of the Holy Spirit." - Howard Carter
Howard Carter pioneered a quest for revelation of this supernatural subject and was regarded as an authority on the gifts of the Spirit. He founded England's first Pentecostal Bible School and helped to establish a major denomination in that country.
Questions and Answers on Spiritual Gifts was taken from a series of discussions at Hampstead Bible College in London, England. Howard Carter answered a broad range of questions like: How do you explain the visions of Daniel? If someone has the gift of healing, does it mean that he can heal anyone? Do the gift of discernment and the word of wisdom sometimes overlap?
The questions and answers in this book provide and eye-opening, easy-to-understand education on spiritual gifts. "If we ignore the gifts of the Holy Spirit we despise the heritage which is granted to us in Christ." Prepare to receive and to move in the gifts and callings God placed in your life!
A conscientious objector during World War I (like many early Pentecostals), Howard Carter spent the war years in prison. While there he wrestled with the contemporary meaning of the Spirit's gifts. Later he accepted the headship of Hapstead Bible School in London, educating and influencing students for ministry for 27 years. A bachelor for most of his life, at 64 he married the widow of a former general superintendent of the Assemblies of God, Wesley Steelberg. Howard Carter died in 1971 at the age of 80.