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  • Reasons For Speaking In Tongues

    Contributed by Tom Feola on Jun 25, 2012
    based on 6 ratings

    Speaking and praying in the spirit builds up our spirit, soul and body.

    1Cor.14:4 He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself… Many Charismatics believe that when you speak in tongues, you edify or build up your spirit man. Well, that is only one-third true. The Bible does not say that the speaker edifies his spirit, it says that the speaker “edifies more

  • Speaking In Tongues Series

    Contributed by Kurt Lindgren on Nov 27, 2012

    Speaking in tongues was a major issue in Corinth and its also a major issue today!

    Kurt Lindgren SPEAKING IN TONGUES 1 Corinthians 14:1-25 / November 4,2012 INTRODUCTION: Paul teaches about two features of the worship service in Corinth tongues and prophecy and discusses their value or importance. Spiritual Gifts: 1) varied. 2) come from God. 3) The more

  • The Purpose Of The Prophetic

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Mar 29, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    The main purpose of prophecy is to encourage and edify the body of Christ. By means of a prophetic Word, believers can be assured how much God loves them and how valuable they are to Him. This will certainly bring them closer to the Lord.

    THE PURPOSE OF THE PROPHETIC The main purpose of prophecy is to encourage and edify the body of Christ. By means of a prophetic Word, believers can be assured how much God loves them and how valuable they are to Him. This will certainly bring them closer to the Lord. He who speaks in a more

  • Who Do You Edify?

    Contributed by B H Grace on Jun 24, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    Are the gifts given you all about you or Him?

    1 Cor 14:1-12 14:1 Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that ye may prophesy. 2 For he that speaketh in an unknown tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man understandeth him; howbeit in the spirit he speaketh mysteries. 3 But he that prophesieth more

  • Gifts Of Prophecy And Tongues Series

    Contributed by Richard S Cussons M.a. on Aug 1, 2010
    based on 7 ratings

    Paul instructs us to value all gifts of the Spirit equally to build up the body of Christ and to create diversity in unity

    Sermon on 1 Corinthians 14.1 – 14.19 : Gifts of prophecy and tongues. We continue this evening looking at Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, and as you will have discovered last week, the letter revolves around the theme of problems in Christian conduct in the church, and the continuing more

  • The Use Of The Power Of Holy Spirit In Edification Of The Church

    Contributed by Dr. Abraham Obadare on Aug 7, 2018

    How the Holy Spirit helps build the church

    The power of the Holy Spirit is revealed through various gifts – given for the purpose of edifying the church. The word ‘edify’ comes from the root word ‘edifice’ – which refers to building. The Holy Spirit is given in order to build up the church, individually and collectively. Apostle Paul more

  • Tongues & Prophecy Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 9, 2015

    Tongues & Prophecy Part 1 - – sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    SERMON OUTLINE: (1). Tongues & Prophecy – Two Views: • Cessationism • Charismatic (2). Some Introductory Remarks: • We are studying 1st Corinthians, not just tongues and prophesy • The main subject of chapters 12-14 is spiritual gifts • Paul more

  • Tongues & Prophecy Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 9, 2015

    Tongues & Prophecy Part 2 – sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    SERMON OUTLINE: (1). Prophecy and the Insider (vs 1-19). • Tongues don’t edify the Church but prophecy does (vs 2-4) • Tongues don't benefit the hearer without an interpreter, but prophecy benefits everyone (vs 5-15). • Tongues don't instruct the assembly, but more

  • The Holy Spirit - Part 4 Of 9 Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Jul 4, 2017

    This segment examines the way the Holy Spirit is involved in the functioning of the church through the bestowing of useful gifts for members to use in performing their various roles, and the relative importance of the functions of tongues and prophecy.

    This nine-part series was originally developed for a class environment, and later adapted for use in a prison ministry conducted via correspondence. Because of that background, questions were developed for each lesson for participants to use in a setting conducive to discussion, or as handouts for more

  • Praying In Tongues Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 17, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Message explores the value of speaking in tongues and it validity for today. The voluntary nature of glossolalia of then discussed.

    1 Cor. 14:18 2-28-16 Intro Based upon the proclamation God made in Isaiah 56:7 we have spent a lot of time talking about prayer. In that verse God said, “…For my house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.”i Of course, Jesus quoted that verse when he drove the money changers from more

  • Why You Shouldn’t Speak In Tongues

    Contributed by John Gaston on Nov 7, 2017

    The arguments against speaking in tongues today, if applied to other Bible doctrines, would have all orthodox Bible believers crying foul. The truth is, these arguments are not true to the Scriptures or Early Church experience, and should be rejected.

    WHY YOU SHOULDN’T SPEAK IN TONGUES INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. We’re on our way somewhere! Not just to a normal place like the grocery store or to the bank. We’re on our way to heaven! 2. Have you ever been up a really tall building? A small boy, with his father, was in an elevator going up more

  • Superiority Of Prophecy Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Jun 14, 2016

    Study in book of 1 Corinthians

    1. Rule #1 - Edification [vss. 1-5] A. Meaning of tongues - language B. The purpose - build up self or others 2. Rule #2 - Understanding [vss. 6-25] A. Tongues do not profit B. Tongues are a sign 3. Rule #3 - Order A. Confusion by everyone wanting to be more

  • Desire Spiritual Gifts

    Contributed by Pastor/Author: Terry Sisney on Jul 31, 2002
    based on 56 ratings

    In general the church has made little progress as pertains to spiritual gifts, This problem could be cured if we would once again allow the Holy Spirit to birth divine desire in our hearts.

    1Co 14:1 “DESIRE SPIRITUAL GIFTS” Every thing Jesus did from a supernatural standpoint was an operation and manifestation of at least one, or a combination of the gifts of the spirit in his life. Why teach on the gifts of the spirit? (1) If there is to be any more

  • The Gift Of Tongues Series

    Contributed by Donna Kazenske on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 58 ratings

    The gift of tongues is the God-given ability to speak in different and varied languages. It is supernatural utterance by the Holy Spirit in languages never learned by the speaker, not understood by the mind of the speaker nor necessarily always understood

    By: Donna J. Kazenske 1 Cor. 12:7-10 - "But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all: for to one is given the word of wisdom, through the Spirit, to another the word of knowledge through the same Spirit, to another the gift of faith by the same Spirit, to more

  • Talking In Church

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Nov 21, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    Did you know that God has rules about talking in Church? There is an entire chapter in the Bible that addresses this. It is 1 Cor. 14.

    Rules for Talking in Church 1 Cor. 14:1-39 When I was little, one thing I remember about going to church was that I was supposed to be quiet. My mom and dad made it clear that there were dire consequences for disobeying this rule. Even passing notes was considered breaking the rule. As more