Is speaking in tongues still important today?
The Church was baptized in fire and spoke in tongues at the first Pentecost:
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. (Acts 2:4)
Twenty years later, Paul made sure the Ephesians spoke in tongues:
And when Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began speaking in tongues and prophesying. (Acts 19:6)
If the Lord placed such a great emphasis on speaking in tongues in His early Church, why do believers think we can ignore the gift today?
My prayer today:
Lord, forgive us for ignoring and even speaking against the gift of speaking in tongues. Then once again, pour out Your Spirit upon us so that we speak in tongues and prophesy. (Based on Acts 2:4 and 19:6)
What do you think and has the Lord spoken to you today?
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