Speaking in Tongues Edifies

Need to dry your nail polish instantly_This week we are focusing on the subject of speaking in tongues. We’ve talked about praying in tongues and we’ve touched on Paul’s discussion of wordless groans from Romans. We spent a great deal of time on this week’s episode of the Everyday Jesus podcast discussing this issue. If you haven’t listened to it, you can catch up now by clicking the play button below:

One of the more encouraging aspects of speaking in tongues is the fact that Paul says that tongues can be just as valuable as prophecy if the tongue is interpreted. So while tongues as a prayer language only edifies the speaker, when tongues are spoken in the church Continue reading

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Praying in Tongues: Out of Control?

Untitled design (2)This week we are focusing on the gift of tongues. On the latest episode of the Everyday Jesus podcast, we discussed this issue at length. If you missed it, you can catch up by pressing the play button below:

Today, I’d like to focus on the question as to whether you are out of control or lacking self-control when you are speaking in tongues? Many people believe that when the Spirit comes upon you, you lose control. You cannot control whether you are speaking English Continue reading

Quenching the Spirit

Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies, But test everything,- hold fast what is good. Abstain from every form of evil.” 1 Thessalonians 5_19-22

If you’ve been listening to the Everyday Jesus podcast, you know we are spending time focusing on the person and work of the Holy Spirit. We started this week on the podcast discussing the Holy Spirit. And if you’ve missed that show, you can catch up here by clicking the play button on the podcast player below:

We’ve continued that conversation through the week this week, with two blog posts – one Continue reading