Category Archives: Teaching

Use of Speaking in Tongues in Ministry

I’ve just put up a teaching page about using speaking in tongues as a tool in ministry. It’s adapted from our Hearing God’s Voice course. You can see it by going here.

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What did Simon the Sorcerer see in Samaria?

A traditional Pentecostal doctrine says that every case of baptism with the Holy Spirit must be accompanied by the ‘sign’ of speaking in tongues. They deduce this from the incidents in Acts where the two appear together. Of course, the … Continue reading

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J. Oswald Sanders on Speaking in Tongues – Part 2

Back in April we began looking at what J. Oswald Sanders had written about the gift of tongues in his book Spiritual Maturity. Here is the second part of that article. Sanders does not agree with the common Pentecostal teaching … Continue reading

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C. H. Spurgeon on Spiritual Gifts

The famous Baptist “Prince of Preachers”, C. H. Spurgeon, is often listed among a number of others by Dispensationalists to support there view that spiritual gifts ceased shortly after the beginning of the Church. It might be interesting to see … Continue reading

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J. Oswald Sanders on Speaking in Tongues – Part 1

In his book Spiritual Maturity, published in 1962, J. Oswald Sanders has two chapters on The Spirit and Speaking in Tongues. Is tongues the sign of Spirit baptism? He makes it clear that he disagrees with the standard Pentecostal doctrine … Continue reading

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Popular Writers on Speaking in Tongues

I believe it would be helpful in our study of speaking in tongues if we see what popular writers of the past have said about this gift. I’ve been going through my library, and the library at Beth Tephillah Ministry … Continue reading

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