The Tongues Phenomenon Part 7

  1 Corinthians 14:5, “I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.”  The word  “I” in Greek means but or also.  Would in Greek is prefer, desire, choose or […]

The Tongues Phenomenon Part 6

Now we will explore 1 Corinthians 14.  This chapter, outlines what tongues was in detail and how it was to be used.  I have been convinced after studying this chapter thoroughly that, as of yet, I have not seen nor heard any person or group, on either side of this issue explain it correctly. 1 […]

The Tongues Phenomenon Part 5

This may be the toughest part of this study to understand.  I ask that you throw away any pre-conceived ideas of tongues and let’s look at this together. 1 Corinthians 13:8-13, “Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall […]

The Tongues Phenomenon Part 4

  1 Corinthians 13:1-3, “Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.  And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove […]

THE TONGUES PHENOMENOM Part 3

 1 Corinthians 12:4-11, ” Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. […]

The Tongues Phenomenon Part 2

 Lets continue looking at Acts.  This is important because this is where tongues is first manifest and thus sets the foundation of this phenomenon.  Everything else about tongues must proceed from what happens here and must be taken in the context of these first occurrences.   Acts 2:4, “And they were all filled with the Holy […]

THE TONGUES PHENOMENON Part 1

    The phenomenon within Christianity known as the gift of tongues has been a source of controversy and contention for a very long time.  Some claim that tongues is real and not only do they claim that it is real but they claim that if you do not speak in tongues, you are not […]

Marijuana

This is not a political advocation or rejection of marijuana in any context or use. This is a study researching what the Bible has to say about marijuana both medicinally and recreationally. First, we must see if marijuana can be used medicinally. Marijuana For Medicinal Use: Pros 2003 – Lester Grinspoon – Professor of Psychiatry, […]

Don’t Blame Christ

If you have not yet read our articles “The Disclaimer”, “The Gospel” and “Blood Ransom” I encourage you to if you are a Christian so that you can see the heart of this writer. For a very long time I believed that Christians, in essence, loved God and people. I knew there were people out […]

Rap Music Changed My Life

“You prepared me for the worst. Offered me eternal life, and scared me with the hearse. The curse turned to grace. When the hurt turned to faith. No more runnin’ and slidin’ in the dirt because I’m safe.” A prayer by Earl Simmons A.K.A. DMX Growing up I experienced a lot of things that I […]