Chris Foster, Teaching
To transmit: blessing, Authority, Wisdom, The HS, a Spiritual gift or a ministry
Action point: The second most prominent and powerful blessing in Scripture, is those that come from Father or grandfather blessing their children.
Stephen and colleagues
Be affirmed locally; do not go rogue.
“For this reason, I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is within you through (dia) the laying on of my hands; 7 for God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline.” (2 Tim 1:6) NRSV)
Dangers: do not lay hands hastily!
“Do not lay hands on anyone hastily, and do not participate (share) (κοινώνει ἁμαρτίαις) in the sins of others; keep yourself pure.” (1 Tim 5:22)
Warning: do not hastily receive the laying on of hands!