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Speaking in Tongues – What does that Mean?

  Speaking in Tongues – What does that Mean? The first example of “speaking in tongues” in the Bible is in Acts 2.  When the Holy Spirit filled the apostles, “they began to speak with other tongues” (v.4).  The word “tongue” refers to a language.  Other tongues are other languages – languages other than their own language.  Specifically, the … Read moreSpeaking in Tongues – What does that Mean?

Learning the Lesson the Bible is Teaching

  Learning the Lesson the Bible Is Teaching Do you find yourself reading the Bible to find something you want? If I am reading God’s word in search of answers I want to hear, it is possible I will miss the point the Lord is making! In John 3:3-4, we read about the new birth … Read moreLearning the Lesson the Bible is Teaching

Should I Take the Bible Literally?

  Should I Take the Bible Literally? The answer to this question depends on what a person means by it!  The Bible is clearly and obviously full of metaphors, hyperbolas, and various figures of speech.  That is true of all human communication, both written and verbal. For example, Jesus said: “I am the door. If anyone … Read moreShould I Take the Bible Literally?