LLoyd-Jones did not call himself a charismatic, criticized the key distinctives of early British charismatic theologians, denied any unScriptural practicing of the gifts, including every Christian speaking in tongues, and he taught a radically different doctrine of "the baptism of the Holy Spirit" than the charismatics do. About the only point at which he differed from a hardline cessationist position was that he denied the cessationist understanding of 1 Cor. 13:9-12 and insisted that the Spirit still has freedom to bestow "the gifts" as He sees fit.

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