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Prophecy and Tongues: Used or abused? 1 Corinthians 14.

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1 Prophecy and Tongues: Used or abused? 1 Corinthians 14

2 1 Corinthians :1 “Now concerning spiritual matters...” 14:37 “If anyone thinks he is...spiritual...”

3 Prophecy: a gift that strengthens 14:4 – individual builds up himself 14:9 – speaking into the air 14:10 – confusion 14:17 – other person is not strengthened 14:33 – disorder in the church

4 Prophecy: a gift that strengthens 14:4 – builds up the church 14:5 – the church strengthened 14:12 – the church strengthened 14:26 – the church strengthened 14:31 – all can learn and be encouraged 14:33 – peace in the church

5 Prophecy: a gift that strengthens Prophecy is speech from God through man to man

6 Prophecy: a gift that strengthens 2 purposes of prophecy 1)edify/strengthen the church 2)convict/convince non-believers

7 Prophecy: a gift that strengthens 2 types of prophecy 1)foretelling 2)forth-telling Prophecy v. teaching/preaching

8 Prophecy: a gift that strengthens 3 qualities of prophecy 1)inerrant 2)infallible 3)authoritative Prophecy must be tested

9 Prophecy: a gift that strengthens Is the spiritual gift of prophecy still given and used today? 1)Scripture is closed 2)Non-scriptural predictions? 3)Forth-telling

10 Tongues: a good gift misused glossa = a literal tongue, or figuratively a language Spiritual gift of tongues = the ability to speak from God in a language unknown to the speaker

11 Tongues: a good gift misused 2 purposes of tongues 1)Authenticate the presence of God 2)Strengthen the church Interpretation required

12 Is the spiritual gift of tongues still given and used today? 1)Biblical evidence 2)Historical patterns 3)No church or Bible 4)End times 5)Established church? Tongues: a good gift misused

13 Augustine In essentials, unity. In non-essentials, liberty. In all things, charity (love) The matters that divide

14 1 John 4:8 …God is love. Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Love Trumps All because…

15 @briangfisher Brian Fisher grace-bible.org/resources Grace Bible Church App Resources


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