Here is #7 of 31 Questions in 31 Days! To learn more about this 31 Day series, just search “31 Questions” in the search bar above or click here! Q #7: If I can’t understand what I’m praying about when I pray in the Spirit, how do I know when my prayers are answered?A: This is a great question because many people … Read More
The Mechanics of Praying in Tongues
What follows below is the third post in my 31 Questions series on this blog. To learn more about “31 Questions” or to see answers to question number 1 or 2, just do a search above for “31 Questions”.Q #3: When someone speaks in tongues, do they know they are doing it or does it makes sense to them? This … Read More
A Question about Speaking in Tongues
Q: What are the physical gifts of the Spirit (i.e. speaking in tongues) and where are the passages that talk about them? This question was handed in on a note card a couple of weeks ago. In some ways, I would say that all the gifts of the Spirit are “physical” in that they all (whether the gift of serving … Read More
IGNITE: Fan Into Flame The Gift of God–August 2013 Series
“For this reason, i remind you to fan into flame the gift of God which is in you…” 2 Timothy 1:6a These words, from Paul to his protege Timothy are the inspiration behind a series we’ll be covering in the month of August on Sunday mornings at First Assembly Community Ministries. The reason we’re exploring this theme is to see … Read More
Can a Person Have more than one Prayer Language?
Q: Can a person have more than one prayer language?A: This question is related to speaking in tongues. I’ve written what I think is a very helpful post on the phenomenon of speaking in tongues. You can read it by clicking here.In terms of this question, I’d say, “Why not?” The Holy Spirit is sovereign and can function with people … Read More
What are my Spiritual Gifts?
The Holy Spirit is part of what it means to be a Christian. The powerful, abiding presence of God’s Spirit is part of what he does in the life of the one following Jesus. Beyond that, however, the Spirit gives gifts to everyone who is following Jesus. The apostle Paul puts it like this: “Now to each one the manifestation of … Read More