spiritual gift is given to each of us
so we can help each other.
The Spirit gives...the ability to speak in unknown languages.
-1 Corinthians 12:7,10
This spiritual gift is a powerful tool, once you have tapped into it.
And, if you are a Christian who is full of the Holy
Spirit, you have access to this special prayer language.
Many people ask what is speaking in tongues a sign of.
Throughout Acts, it was the main sign
determine if someone had truly received Christ and the Holy Spirit.
(Paul) asked them,
"Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed [on
Jesus as the Christ]?"
And they said, "No, we have not even heard that
Holy Spirit." They were baptized
[again, this time] in the name of the Lord Jesus.
And as Paul laid his hands
the Holy Spirit came on them; and they
spoke in [foreign,
unknown] tongues (languages)
-Acts 19:5-6 (AMP)
Another scripture that exemplifies how speaking in tongues was regarded
as proof that someone had received the Holy Spirit is in Acts 10.
The Jewish believers who came
with Peter were amazed
that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles,
For they heard them speaking in tongues and praising God.
Then Peter asked, "Can anyone object to their
now that they have received the Holy Spirit just as we did?" - Acts 10:45-47 (NLT)
When Paul says that these Gentiles had received the Holy Spirit just as
they had, Paul is referring to the day of Pentecost.
That was the day when "they were all filled with the Holy
Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them
utterance" (Acts 2:4 ).
Since speaking in tongues is definitely linked to being filled with the
Holy Spirit of God, we know that it must be of God. Not made
up, or even of the devil, as some would have you believe.
What is Speaking in Tongues Used For?
Ultimate Prayer Partner!
The main purpose of speaking in tongues is to
help you to pray and
connect with your Heavenly Father. It allows the Holy Spirit,
with all of His wisdom and knowledge, to intercede and pray on your
And the Holy Spirit helps us in
our weakness. For example,
know what God wants us to pray for. But the Holy Spirit
prays for us
with groanings that
cannot be expressed in words.
We all have situations that need prayer. For most of them, we
only know half of the story - The half that we can see.
But, the Holy Spirit knows the whole story.
Imagine that your child is going on a field trip. You begin
to pray for their trip like you normally would - with your
understanding. But, then, you also begin to pray in the
What is speaking in tongues through the Holy Spirit going to accomplish?
The Holy Spirit knew that there would be another child on that bus.
A child who had brought marijuana with him, and planned to
your child to join in
on the fun.
The Holy Spirit knew that the bus had run over a nail the week before.
That it had a slow leak in a tire that was about to blow.
The Holy Spirit knew more than you did!
But, since you let God's Spirit intercede for you by praying in
tongues, God answered the prayers that you did not even know to pray
When you pray in the Spirit, you open yourself up for the Holy Spirit
to direct your words.
Your prayers go directly from your mouth to the ears of God.
And you begin to feel a special connection with your Father,
because the two of you are the only ones who understand your pleas.
What is speaking in tongues going to transform in the deeper areas of
As you pray in the Spirit, something else amazing happens.
The Holy Spirit leads you to pray for those
broken places inside of yourself. For the pains
and fears that you cannot even put into words.
But God's Spirit can. And, as you release those things to
your Heavenly Father in prayer, He heals you, and makes you whole.
Just imagine Satan's frustration when he realizes that you are
launching a huge attack against his kingdom, but he can't even
understand your battle plan.
in Tongues for Everyone?
to Speak in Tongues
If you have never spoken in tongues, stop now and begin to pray.
Ask God to re-fill you with His Spirit afresh and anew.
To give you a special prayer language for the two of you to share.
Then, trust that He has answered your prayer.
worshiping Him and thanking Him. Release yourself, and begin
whatever is on your heart (in your native tongue).
you free yourself to speak whatever God leads you to say, don't try to
stop, or even think.
Remove your brain from the
equation, and allow
God's Spirit living within you to form your words! They may still be
your native language - That is OK.
If you're more logical by nature, it may take several sessions.
Continue sitting alone with
God in prayer to quiet your brain and let God's Spirit take
Just like in the book of
Acts, any Christian who has received the Holy has also received this
special prayer language.
Now, don’t be alarmed.
Just because you have never spoken in tongues
does not mean you do not have the Holy Spirit. Tongues is a Gift of the
Spirit ,and like all Spiritual Gifts, it does not
necessarily come all
And, just because you have never spoken in tongues, done not mean that
Sometimes, people actually have the ability to speak in tongues, but
they don’t realize it.
They never step out and begin speaking in
tongues, because they are waiting for the Holy Spirit to force them to
They think that speaking in tongues will be some
uncontrollable urge that will somehow overtake them - Like some kind of
But, God is a gentleman. He did not force you to get saved, and He
will not force you to speak in tongues.
Because of the immense power available through this gift, Satan often
tries to stop people from stepping out on faith and speaking in
He tells them that they are making the
words up, or that they look
like an idiot.
But, there is a reason Satan wants you to stop. Or,
even better, not to start at all.
What is speaking in tongues going to unleash on your enemy?
What a powerful foe he would have, if you actually grabbed a hold of
your Private Line to the Father, and began praying. Praying
for yourself. For your family. For your city.
For your country.
No wonder Satan tries to so hard to convince us that we can't speak in
tongues. Call him on his lie, and allow God's Holy Spirit to
to take your prayer life to the next level.
*Don't miss the special video below!
is Speaking in Tongues?
Have you ever asked yourself the question - what is
speaking in tongues? What did you think it was?
Why do you think Peter used speaking in tongues as
proof that someone had received the Holy Spirit?
Do you think that God has special power available to
those who will step out on faith and speak to Him in their prayer
language? Why or why not?
Proves...We're Not Making It Up:
What is speaking in tongues? Are Christians just making all
of this up? A 21st century scientist discovers that we
aren't. Because, if we were, our frontal lobes (the parts of
our brain responsible for language and deep thought) would become more
active during speaking in tongues instead of nearly turning off
that the speaker himself is NOT in control of what's coming out of