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  1. Jun 25,  · "Glossolalia" is the most commonly accepted term for speaking in tongues. It comes from the Greek words meaning "tongues" or "languages," and "to speak." Although not exclusively, speaking in tongues is primarily practiced today by PentecostalChristians. Glossolalia is the "prayer language" of Pentecostal churches.
  2. The gift of speaking in tongues is a spiritual gift. It means speaking with words or in a language one doesn’t know in order to edify both oneself and others. Jesus foretold of speaking in tongues: “And these signs will follow those who believe they will speak with new tongues.” Mark
  3. May 25,  · The term that is used to identify the tongues movement is “glossolalia,” made up of two Greek words, glossa (language or tongue) and lalia (speech). It therefore means speaking in languages or tongues. Glossology is that department of anthropology which has to do with the study and classification of languages and dialects.
  4. Speaking in tongues is the New Testament phenomena where a person speaks in a language that is unknown to him. This language is either the language of angels or other earthly languages (1 Cor. ). It occurred in Acts 2 at Pentecost and also in the Corinthian church as is described in 1 Corinthians
  5. Aug 08,  · A person who has what is known as “the gift of tongues” is usually in the midst of religious ecstasy, trance, or delirium. The speaker — and often witnesses too — believe that they are being possessed by a supernatural spirit or channeling the language of a deity or divine being, although the words are incomprehensible otherwise.
  6. Jan 02,  · According to the apostle Paul, and in agreement with the tongues described in Acts, speaking in tongues is valuable to the one hearing God’s message in his or her own language, but it is useless to everyone else unless it is interpreted/translated.
  7. Jun 03,  · Speaking in tongues, or glossolalia, is Biblical, but needs to be understood. Many churches and denominations have different opinions on the gift of speaking in tongues. If you are looking to study and understand speaking in tongues, the only place to go for truth is God's Word. Trusted Bible commentaries can help you gain more insight as well.
  8. Speaking in tongues is the fire of heaven The apostle James writes in his letter that the tongue of a person is set aflame by the fire of the demonic underworld (=Gehenna). That is why people so often speak negatively and destructive. ‘So also the tongue is a .
  9. “Speaking in tongues” refers to a miraculous ability some early Christians had that enabled them to speak a language without first having learned it. (Acts , New International Version) The speaker was easily understood by anyone who knew that language.

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