Quote Against Private Revelation/Charismatic ways

...if their ‘private revelations’ agree with Scripture, they are needless, and if they disagree, they are false. ~ J. I. Packer attributing to John Owen, in Packer's book "A Quest for Godliness Chapter 5 - John Owen on Communication from God.

Of course, Packer/Owen was referring to the Quakers with their private revelations.

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2 Responses to Quote Against Private Revelation/Charismatic ways

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  2. timlyg says:

    1. When people say: "God told me..."
    2. When people say: "The Bible says..."
    My take, on FB: The two are either equal or the first one is false.

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