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The Four-Fold Application of Speaking in Tongues

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Speaking in Tongues is the New Testament phenomenon where a person speaks in a language that is unknown to him. This language is either the language of angels or other earthly languages (1 Corinthians 13:1). Tongues are important as initial physical evidence of the baptism in the Holy Spirit as well as a gift of the Spirit. This is why I have discussed the doctrine of tongues here as well. Today I wish to present the four-fold application of speaking in tongues.

Sermon Notes: 8 facts about before and after the Holy Spirit Baptism

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I was compelled to preach this sermon because of two unmet needs in the modern church.

(I) The high percentage of believers who have never received the Holy Spirit Baptism.

(II) The high percentage of believers whose knowledge about the Holy Spirit Baptism and its purpose is inadequate.

Sermon notes: The act of Speaking in Tongues


“Glossolalia” is the Greek term used in place of “Speaking in Tongues” in the New Testament. It means Speaking in other languages or tongues. It’s a supernatural manifestation of the Holy Spirit or a Spirit-inspired utterance whereby believers speak in a language they have never learned, (Acts 2:4). There are 2 basic types of tongues according to the Bible.

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