In Acts 2, we read of how the apostles received the gift of tongues so that people heard the gospel in their own languages. Is the gift of tongues, then, specifically evangelistic or does it have a ...
The first variety seemed to be without need for interpretation because all those who heard it heard their own language being spoken. Acts 2:8 (NKJV): And how is it that we hear, each in our own ...
As a follow-up to my other question: Can people speak in tongues today?, and specifically, this answer: When a person speaks in tongues (either historically, or today), do they understand what ...
I have heard that some Christians consider it the only sure sign of having received the Holy Spirit, which would seem quite important. If not generally, which groups hold to this belief, and in what ...
1 Corinthians 14:22-25 confuses me. Verse 22 states: Tongues, then, are a sign, not for believers but for unbelievers; prophecy, however, is not for unbelievers but for believers. So, tongues is ...
The Bible refers to people speaking in tongues--most notably at Pentecost. Is this something that legitimately happens today? I've been in church services where speaking in tongues has happened, but ...