Interpretation of tongues

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  • A Biblical Study of Spiritual Gift of Tongues Essay

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    spiritual gift of tongues still continue today. To understand this fully, we need to remind ourselves of the primary purpose of the spiritual gifts and the spiritual gift of speaking in tongues. Donald W. Burdick refutes the argument of the cessationists using I Corinthians 13:8. According to him, “we must notice, however, that this verse does not say that tongues were to cease at the end of the apostolic age.” However, he also concluded that healings, tongues, interpretation of tongues, prophecy, and

  • The Spiritual Gift Of Apostles And Prophets

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    Nevertheless, the debate is still on going if the office of the apostles and prophets ceased during the “Apostolic Age” or if it has continued on to the present day. This research paper will offer the Charismatic Movement opinion that advocates the interpretation of modern day apostles and prophets. A history of Charismatic theology will be provided. A survey of modern-day apostles and prophets will be examined. An assessment of these viewpoints will be explained and the conclusion will close out the

  • Speaking in Tongues in Acts Essay

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    SPEAKING IN TONGUES IN ACTS INTRODUCTION Speaking in tongues has been a very controversial subject for many churches for decades. The Pentecostal Churches have a positive outlook on this subject, but many other Churches believe speaking in tongues is not for today’s believers. THE DAY OF PENTECOST “When the day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind

  • Interpreting Paul's Views About Tongues And Prophecy

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    To understand the meaning of the passages about tongues and prophecy, it is important to first discern the reason Paul wrote concerning them. The central idea to 1 Cor. 14 is that God is a God of order, not disorder (1 Cor. 14:33). Paul writes this because the Corinthian church was lacking order in their congregation. For this reason, they were comparable to a symphony in which all the members were playing their own tune and therefore producing a cacophony rather than beautiful music. Therefore,

  • Personal Statement : Spiritual Gifts

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    wide array of congregations and faith believers. Are these gifts just natural everyday abilities or miraculous one’s on par with what Jesus showed on earth? Scripture gives some insight into these questions but with the power and flexibility of interpretation these answers are also obscured. Before any external analyses and opinions are examined, spiritual gifts should be explained in its original context of Scripture. When looked through the span of four specific New Testament Bible passages, spiritual

  • 1 Corinthians 14 Analysis

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    have people prophesy, than speak in tongues (unless someone can interpret them). Paul say that prophesy is for believers. If an unbeliever comes into a place where prophesy is happening, then they will become convicted by their sin and be led toward repentance. Paul also addresses what should happen if there are many who come to prophecy or share words of encouragement.

  • Essay on The Charismatic Gifts

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    new covenant for believers. This, of course, was a fulfillment of the Prophecy of Joel ( Joel 2:28-32; cf. Acts 2:17-18). Peter understood the prophesying to which Joel referred to be fulfilled by that speaking of tongues produced by the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Thus, Peter regarded tongues as the functional equivalent of prophecy (this is important to note, as it helps shape

  • Exegetical Study on Corinthians

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    Exegetical study on: 1 Corinthians 14:1-6 Principles of Biblical Interpretation Dr. Dale Hutchcraft 10/23/09 Alex Sullins The passage that I chose to exegete is 1 Corinthians 14:1-6, the main idea of this passage is for the apostle Paul to confront the Corinthian church in Corinth about their misuse of the spiritual gifts, namely the use of tongues. The following is a full outline of the passage with the main point of each verse, it goes as follows: 1 Pursue love, yet desire earnestly

  • The Woman Warrior Analysis

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    identity and relates her method of exploring self-discovery to the dominant themes about silence and the translation of tradition. Throughout her work, Kingston reaches a variety of conclusions about the stories her mother told her by performing her interpretation of talk-story. Consequently, there is inaccuracy in Kingston’s storytelling, which cultivates the sense that Kingston is reshaping and untangling the tales of her ancestral tradition to fulfill her personal narrative about identity. Kingston fictionalizes

  • The Powerful Gifts Of The Holy Spirit

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    hand is whether or not the charismatic spiritual gifts are still used in today’s church, or not? There are many beliefs of charismatic gifts, based off denominational sectors, church affiliations, personal experiences, and last but not least interpretation or should I say misinterpretation of the Scriptures. Many believers of Christ believe that the charismatic gifts cease after the Bible was established, and at the end of the Apostolic age. This group is better known as cessationists. In contrast

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