Category Archives: Speaking in Tongues

Use of Speaking in Tongues in Ministry

I’ve just put up a teaching page about using speaking in tongues as a tool in ministry. It’s adapted from our Hearing God’s Voice course. You can see it by going here.
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Are Prayer Ministers Christians or Spiritists?

In comments on previous posts Stuart Onans raised some concerns, saying people involved in prayer ministry are spiritists. I quote one of these comments in reply to my asking for his idea of what a spiritist is: You must know … Continue reading Continue reading

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What did Simon the Sorcerer see in Samaria?

A traditional Pentecostal doctrine says that every case of baptism with the Holy Spirit must be accompanied by the ‘sign’ of speaking in tongues. They deduce this from the incidents in Acts where the two appear together. Of course, the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Some Good Books on Tongues

While doing some research on the history of speaking in tongues I came across some good books. A few are old favourites of mine, while others are reissues of classics and some more recent works. Check them out: Dennis J. … Continue reading Continue reading

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J. Oswald Sanders on Speaking in Tongues – Part 2

Back in April we began looking at what J. Oswald Sanders had written about the gift of tongues in his book Spiritual Maturity. Here is the second part of that article. Sanders does not agree with the common Pentecostal teaching … Continue reading Continue reading

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C. H. Spurgeon on Spiritual Gifts

The famous Baptist “Prince of Preachers”, C. H. Spurgeon, is often listed among a number of others by Dispensationalists to support there view that spiritual gifts ceased shortly after the beginning of the Church. It might be interesting to see … Continue reading Continue reading

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J. Oswald Sanders on Speaking in Tongues – Part 1

In his book Spiritual Maturity, published in 1962, J. Oswald Sanders has two chapters on The Spirit and Speaking in Tongues. Is tongues the sign of Spirit baptism? He makes it clear that he disagrees with the standard Pentecostal doctrine … Continue reading Continue reading

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Popular Writers on Speaking in Tongues

I believe it would be helpful in our study of speaking in tongues if we see what popular writers of the past have said about this gift. I’ve been going through my library, and the library at Beth Tephillah Ministry … Continue reading Continue reading

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Speak in Tongues blog moved to WordPress

I have moved this Speak in Tongues blog from Blogger to WordPress to allow for extra features and better control of its future. All of the posts are there (here), but the URL of the blog has changed to www.speak-in-tongues.com/wordpress/. … Continue reading Continue reading

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New Article Series on Speaking in Tongues

The Spiritual gift of speaking in tongues is an important part of the believers arsenal in listening to and obeying the voice of God. However, a great deal of the available teaching is misleading, and sometimes deceptive. There is a strong focus on the dangers, prompting believers to live in fear rather than faith, with […] Continue reading

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