PRISM Topic - The Purpose Of Tongues In Your Life
What a gift! So practical, so powerful. Isn't that just like God?
Jude 1:20 - But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faithpraying in the Holy Spirit.
I Corinthians 14:4 – The one who speaks in a tongue builds himself up… Romans 8:27 - In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with God's will. I Corinthians 14:2 - For anyone who speaks (prays) in a tonguedoes not speak to men but to God. Indeed, no one understands him; he utters mysteries with his spirit. I Corinthians 14:14-15 - For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my mind is unfruitful. So what shall I do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my mind; I will sing with my spirit, but I will also sing with my mind. I Corinthians 14:16-17 - For if you praise God only in the spirit, how can those who don't understand you praise God along with you? How can they join you in giving thanks when they don't understand what you are saying? You are giving thankswell enough, but no one else is edified. (Paul’s church commands confirm personal benefit) Acts 1:8 - But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses (martyrs) in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
Ephesians 3:16-19 – I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with powerthrough hisSpirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love (obedience) may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge – that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. Mark 16:17 - And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues;
Hebrews 11:6 - And without faith it is impossible to please God because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and he rewards those who diligently seek him.
Luke 11:13 - If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children how much morewill your father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him?"
2 Corinthians 4:13 - It is written: “I believed; therefore I have spoken.” With that same spirit of faith we also believe andtherefore speak, Ephesians 6:18 - Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. And pray in the Spiriton all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests… Ephesians 5:18 - Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to reckless indiscretion. Instead, be filled with the Spirit. Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; I Corinthians 1:39 - Therefore, my brothers, be eager to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in tongues.
I Corinthians 14:5 – Now I want all of you to speak in tongues, but even more that you prophesy…
I Corinthians 14:18 - I thank God that I speak in tongues more than all of you.
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