Tags archives: Tongues

  • Hello Mike, I just read your article on tongues. It took grace for me to believe. I am happy our paths crossed: you are impacting my life. The question I wish to ask is: If tongues is a language of men, why need an interpreter if it's understood? What is the origin of all these false tongues people ... [read more]
  • I know you are very busy. But it is such a relief to FINALLY have someone who has been shown the same things I have! Thank you Jesus! I am stealing time here and there to read more of your entries, I have not yet found an answer: Do you believe it is necessary to speak in tongues? Also, I have not ... [read more]
  • Mike, You said in one of your FAQs concerning tongues: "That last verse is in contrast to: He that speaketh in an [ foreign] tongue [ when there is no one there who needs that particular tongue] edifieth himself [ hey, look at me, I've got my gift]; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church (1Co 1... [read more]
  • Mike, Please comment on these scriptures for me. Act 19:6  And when Paul had laid [ his] hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues (G1100), and prophesied. Act 10:45  And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, ... [read more]
  • Not All Receive the Gift of Tongues Posted March 11, 2004 Hi Mike! Thanks for your response. I do want to discuss this, I just wanted to explain how I've believed this. I had a few thoughts, you mentioned that not everyone receives the gift of tongues. Thanks, M____ Hi M____, Yes, Paul mak... [read more]
  • 'What are the tongues of angels?" Well, if you take the charismatic answer, there would be tens of thousands of different angelic nations, each with its own 'tongues of angels.' I remember as a very young child asking my father how it was possible for the person speaking in 'tongues' to say the same... [read more]
  • First of all, I do not believe that every miracle that is claimed is a fraud. I have experienced answered prayer personally, and I am fully convinced that God does answer prayers. In fact it is my belief that God answers more prayer for newborn "carnal ... babes" (1Co 3:1-4) than he does for more ma... [read more]
  • Being 'slain in the spirit,' has no basis in the scriptures. There is not one single example of such a display in the entirety of God's word. This experience is easily discerned for what it is, if one will only go to God's Word and notice carefully how all the men of God conducted themselves in the ... [read more]
  • The word 'unknown,' is nowhere to be found in the original language in 1Co 14. It does not appear in the original and is always in italics in the Bibles which have the italics to let the reader know that this word was not in the original. I hope you come to see the truth of what Paul said when he to... [read more]
  • I saw a story on the evening news about one year ago. Peter Jennings introduced it as "a segment of our program tonight will deal with the phenomenon of 'glossolalia.' It has now gone mainstream." That may not be an exact quote, but it is very close. I received an e- mail last night asking about 'th... [read more]