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Q. Is there any instructions given by the early church fathers on how to receive the gift of tongues? A. There isn't any [let alone specific] instructions given [let alone by early Church Fathers] on how to receive the gift of tongues. The Teaching of Church to which the Church Fathers adhered to, is that the Holy Spirit [and the gifts he brings with ...


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Most, if not all, Pentecostal and Charismatic denominations, churches and para-church ministries believe that, while Christ is the ultimate giver of every spiritual gift through the ministry of the Holy Spirit, humans can be intermediary agents in the transmission of these gifts. This is according to their understanding of the biblical doctrine of 'Laying ...


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1 Corinthians 12 indicates in a number of passages that the gifts can only be given according to God's will - and His only (I'll cite 3). There are some indications as well that not everyone will have one of these gifts. Mormonism, as well as some Charismatics and WoF teachers (all based on my experience with both FLDS/LDS as well as frequent interaction ...


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Rhetorician's answer outlines what is the common Pentecostal/Charismatic understanding of these particular gifts of the Spirit. They are usually denoted by the KJV terminology - 'word of wisdom' and 'word of knowledge'. Here are further definitions, descriptions and examples (I have supplied examples for the word of wisdom) as given in this article ...


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There are different kinds of knowledge, and according to your comment that "wisdom is applied knowledge," I infer that your definition of knowledge might be Information that is not yet applied to a situation (for example). If I'm correct, then I think you're on the right track. Knowledge IS information, and when it comes to spiritual gifts, God is ...



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