The events of that first Day of Pentecost after Jesus’ resurrection were a unique, once in all of history occurrence. Many Christian churches today still believe in the gift of speaking in tongues, but with dramatic differences. Modern tongues are spoken with unintelligible sounds as many believe that they are speaking a “prayer language” to God. But are they? Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more.
Some Christians believe speaking in tongues, meaning in a language no one in the room understands, is a definitive sign of God's approval. But is this a gift from God or a deception of Satan? If the Apostles spoke in tongues, shouldn't we expect to do so as well?
Christians everywhere talk about the Holy Spirit and how it generates influence, strength and peace in their lives. We all want more of it because we all see it as a way to continually draw closer to God through Jesus. But how does the Holy Spirit work? Does the Holy Spirit give us miraculous powers in the same way it did back in New Testament times? How do you know the Holy Spirit is working in your life? Stay with us as we look into this common yet little-understood phenomena of Christian life.
The Bible is full of miracles. It is full of events that will get your attention and make you think. Speaking in tongues is one of those things that we see in the Bible that does this. Ah, here is where the problem starts. What do we do with this phenomena today? Is it something that we should be doing as well, or is it something that happened long ago for a specific purpose? Well, your answer will depend on whom you direct the question to. Stay with us as we look into this fascinating miracle and try and see what we are taught to do now! Should Christians be speaking in tongues now? Let’s find out…