A Christian who shows signs of immediate inspiration by the Holy Spirit in worship, such as speaking in tongues, prophesying, and healing. Based on the Greek words "charis" or "grace", and "charisma" or "gift of grace". Paul describes many charismatic gifts in 1 Corinthians 12 and 14. Modern "charismatics" may or may not experience the same gifts.
Comes from the Greek word CHARISMATA which means gifted. A Christian who believes in or practices speaking in tongues and the present-day operation of the spiritual gifts.
relating to Christians of various groups who seek an ecstatic religious experience, often including speaking in tongues and instantaneous healing
Person who believes God endowed them with gifts or graces.
One who speaks in an unknown tongue or heavenly language. Modern term for Pentecostal
See "Pentecostal" .
Gifted, filled with the divine, with divinely given powers, or with God's spirit. This state may be linked with ecstasy or trance, which is reported to have been experienced by the early prophets and by Saul, the first king.