This is Part two of a now three-part message on the gift of the Holy Ghost. Pastor Jeff is addressing the common misinterpretations of the functions of the Holy Spirit in the Christian's life today by Charismatics. This message is by no means intended to be an offense to the movement, but a defense of today's biblical reality. By Introduction, we are reminded that the book of Acts is a book of transition, in which the power of God was embodied in various unique ways in order to confirm the authority of the apostles. Tonight's message speaks more specifically to the misuse of these verses as proof-texts which are married to verses concerning the immutability of God, thereby resulting in unbiblical doctrines which. These teachings have been abused and produce a group of believers that base their belief on experience and searching for these spiritual gifts more than a believer basing his or her life on the truth & final authority of the closed canon of Scripture.