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Necessity of Speaking in Tongues

This entry is part 60 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

Is speaking in tongues necessary? This question probably comes out of the understanding that Paul relegated it to lesser than prophecy because it requires interpretation in a public meeting. It doesn’t help that we can’t understand what we say when … Continue reading

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Personal Prayer Language

This entry is part 59 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

How does speaking in tongues in your personal prayer language enhance your life? To answer this question, we must start with some introductory information that will help people understand personal prayer languages better. What are they and where did they … Continue reading

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Baptism and Speaking in Tongues

This entry is part 56 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

What’s the difference between the baptism in the Holy Spirit and the gift of speaking in tongues? Let’s make some clarifications and define our terms to make it easier for us to answer this question. Definitions The baptism in the … Continue reading

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The Greater Gifts Part 2

This entry is part 52 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

This is the final post in my miniseries explaining the spiritual gifts from 1 Corinthians 12-14. If you’ve been missing out, you can start with the first post here. Let’s pick up with the second half of 1 Corinthians 14. … Continue reading

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The Greater Gifts Part 1

This entry is part 51 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

This blog post is a continuation of a miniseries on the spiritual gifts. If you’ve missed the previous posts, you can begin the miniseries here. We’ve been following Paul’s thought flow about worship, specifically the spiritual gifts within worship. He … Continue reading

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Desiring the Greater Gifts

This entry is part 5 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

How should a Christian balance between focusing on gifts they currently have and eagerly desiring the “greater gifts”? Three times throughout explaining the spiritual gifts, Paul tells Christians to “eagerly desire the greater gifts” (1 Corinthians 12:31; 14:1, 39). Each … Continue reading

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