Tag Archives: tongues

Words in Love; May 30, 2022


1 Corinthians 13:1 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. It is interesting that the Japanese translation of this verse uses the … Continue reading

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The Gift of Tongues; January 25, 2022


1 Corinthians 14:18-19 I thank God that I speak in tongues more than all of you. But in the church I would rather speak five intelligible words to instruct others than ten thousand words in a tongue. This is a … Continue reading

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Charismatic Gifts; October 14, 2021


1 Corinthians 14:39-40 Therefore, my brothers, be eager to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in tongues. But everything should be done in a fitting and orderly way. I almost stopped the reading at verse 33 when I was preparing … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts; October 12, 2021


1 Corinthians 14:12 So it is with you. Since you are eager to have spiritual gifts, try to excel in gifts that build up the church. Often we unconsciously view spiritual gifts as merit badges, even service ribbons like a … Continue reading

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The Gift of Tongues; April 13, 2021


Acts 2:4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. This was a watershed moment in human history, not to mention the history of the Church. (Actually, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts; April 13, 2019


1 Corinthians 12:7 Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. This whole chapter has been very familiar to me since I was first introduced to the Charismatic Movement back in 1973. That … Continue reading

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The Gift of Tongues; August 9, 2018


Acts 2:4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. As the birthday of the Church, the events of this day have certainly been examined up one … Continue reading

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January 31, 2017


Jude 1:20-21 But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit. Keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to … Continue reading

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November 27, 2016


1 Corinthians 14:12 Since you are eager to have spiritual gifts, try to excel in gifts that build up the church. The whole issue of spiritual gifts can be a real can of worms from the human perspective. I think … Continue reading

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October 31, 2016


Acts 4:28-30 “They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen. Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. Stretch out your hand to heal and perform miraculous signs … Continue reading

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