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A previous question was answered listing perhaps only one denomination, and it wasn't AOG, that held speaking in tongues as sign of spiritual maturity. Does the Assemblies of God group speak in tongues?

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Assemblies of God strongly believe and encourage speaking in tongues. It is considered as the physical evidence of receiving the Holy Spirit.

This site mentions about this matter. It says,

The baptism of believers in the Holy Spirit is witnessed by the initial physical sign of speaking with other tongues as the Spirit of God gives them utterance. (Acts 2:4)

The speaking in tongues in this instance is the same in essence as the gift of tongues, but is different in purpose and use. ( 1 Corinthians 12:4-10 , 1 Corinthians 12:28 )

The preachers in AG churches many times encourage their members to speak in tongues and sometimes it became a burden to some of the members who are not speaking in tongues, but this is some exceptional case. Some preachers take less importance to tongues but not diminish it. The worship in AG churches are all centered around inviting the Holy Spirit, singing, praying and speaking in tongues. Worship services are mostly lively and sometimes noisy because many people speak in tongues loudly.

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ag.org/top/Beliefs/topics/…. - this article may be helpful to give perspective of the AG denomination. It is indeed an important aspect; one could conclude that tongues is THE evidence of Holy Spirit filling according to the AG statement of belief. –  David C. Jul 6 '13 at 13:51

According to this website, the Assemblies of God denomination really does speak in tongues as an important part of the faith. They believe that believers are baptized by the work of the Holy Spirit, and thus the Holy Spirit allows them to speak in tongues, as what happens in the biblical narrative in the book of Acts of the Apostles. It is a religious experience.

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