Second, the Bible provides a good amount of explicit teaching (not mere historical inference) about the evidence of being filled with the Spirit, and none of it centers on speaking in tongues. As people are filled with the Holy Spirit, they exhibit the fruits of the Spirit, especially love (Gal. 5:22–23; l Cor. 13; Rom. 5:5).
Baptism in the Holy Spirit fills us with the presence of the Holy Spirit and gives us power to move in all the gifts of the Spirit (1 Cor 12-14) and to be bold witnesses. There are two main uses for the gift of speaking in tongues.
The Baptism of the Holy Spirit is accompanied by Speaking In Tongues. The scriptures consistently show that whenever the it came to believers, it was accompanied by speaking in tongues. Acts 2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
The baptism of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of praying in tongues, and the interpretation of tongues continues to be a topic of contention within the body of Christ.
Answer: There are two different types of speaking in tongues (One Spirit, two manifestations). The first is our Heavenly prayer language that we all can receive when we are filled with the Baptism. This is a unique language and it is the Holy Spirit praying through us and interceding. I try to daily pray in […]
by Luke Wayne 11/2/16. No, you don't have to speak in tongues if you receive the Holy Spirit.God gives different spiritual gifts to different believers so that we will be able to bless and edify one another. As Paul explained to the Corinthians: 1 Corinthians 12:4, "Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit.
I do not see from Scripture that this filling by the Holy Spirit constitutes a second baptism, nor do I see that speaking in tongues is a necessary accompaniment of being filled with the Spirit. Sometimes these different opinions are really only differences in semantics.
I'm all for the Baptism of the Spirit and speaking in tongues. I'm just saying that speaking in tongues is not like demonic possesion, where you are not in control, don't know/remember what's going on, and the evil spirit just physically controls your body. A lot of Christians think that speaking in tongues is something like that.
The ban on speaking in tongues became a way to distinguish the denomination from others. These days, it can no longer afford that distinction. "Southern Baptists are experiencing such demographic trauma of membership and baptism they need new constituencies among nonwhite population," Leonard said.
69 Bible Verses about Baptism Of The Holy Spirit ... And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance. Acts 19:2. Verse Concepts. ... And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them just as He did upon us at the beginning.