Lessons from my early days of speaking in tongues

Lessons from My Early Days of Speaking in Tongues

Truth be told, every believer who speaks in tongues can attest to going through a certain set of challenges as they navigated through the unfamiliar experience. I have come to realize that these initial days have a certain reputation; they are filled with uncertainty and confusion. Being a new experience, a believer may question the … Read more

Evangelism by speaking in tongues

Evangelism by Speaking in Tongues

As far as I know, each one of us has been sent out to win souls for the kingdom of God. Our Lord Jesus Christ gave us instructions to reach out to all corners of the world and spread the good news of His salvation. This makes us all partakers in the ministry of evangelism. … Read more

Speaking in tongues should be fun

Speaking in Tongues should be Fun!

To some believers, speaking in tongues is a tiring task, packed with a great deal of struggle. To them, there is nothing enjoyable about it. They do not understand this spiritual act and are yet to experience the true power of speaking in tongues. Speaking in tongues should not be seen as a duty. On … Read more

Why speaking in tongues is strange

Why Speaking in Tongues is strange

Whether you speak in tongues or not, one thing is certain; speaking in tongues is a strange phenomenon. Oddly enough, as someone who possesses the gift of speaking in tongues, sometimes I find people who speak in tongues to be very strange. I have also experienced startling encounters while at it. So, why is speaking … Read more

Hearing from God when speaking in tongues

How to Hear from God when Speaking in Tongues

One of the greatest benefits of the gift of speaking in tongues is the ability to hear from God. While many have received the gift, hearing from God remains a challenge for some believers, especially those who yearn to hear from the Father. I cannot emphasize enough the importance of being able to accurately hear … Read more

Ultimate goal of speaking in tongues

The Ultimate Goal of Speaking in Tongues

What is the point of speaking in tongues? This is a question that lingers in the minds of many believers and in extension, non-believers as well. Speaking in tongues is a gift of the Holy Spirit and after receiving this gift, I couldn’t help but sincerely wonder what is the point of speaking in tongues. … Read more

How to pray at 3am for a job

How to pray at 3am for a Job

“I want to pray to God at 3am for a job. I really need a job but I don’t know how exactly I should approach the prayers. Can you guide me please?” If this is your request, you have come to the right place. In this article, I will guide you on how to pray … Read more

How to pray for exam success for yourself

How to pray for exam success for yourself

“I want to pray for exam success in the upcoming exams but I don’t know where to begin. Please guide me.” If this is your request, you have come to the right place. In this article, I will guide you on how to pray for exam success for your upcoming exams. Though we spend time … Read more

How to pray for forgiveness for masturbating

How to pray for forgiveness for masturbating

“I have defiled myself through masturbation but I want to ask God for forgiveness. How do I go about it?” If you have this concern or a related concern, I am here to help you. I understand the disappointment that comes with defiling yourself through masturbation. Choosing to repent for masturbating is a good idea. … Read more

midnight prayers for financial breakthrough

How to pray midnight prayers for financial breakthrough

“I want to pray midnight prayers for financial breakthrough but I don’t know where to begin. Please guide me.” If this is your concern, you have come to the right place. In this article, I will walk you through making effective midnight prayers for financial breakthrough. Midnight prayers have a special grace that accompanies them. … Read more

How to pray for my sick mother

How to pray for your sick mother

“My mom is sick and I want to pray for her to get well soon but I don’t know how to pray. Please guide me!” If this is your concern, you have come to the right place. We are all children of a mother somewhere and because of that we have a deep connection with … Read more

praying for a child who has anxiety

How to pray for a child with anxiety

“I have a child who has anxiety. I want to pray for the child but I don’t know where to begin. Please help me!” If this is your concern, you have come to the right place. I understand that making prayers for a child with anxiety can be challenging especially if you have never made … Read more

How to pray for a good house maid

How to pray for a good house maid

“I want to pray that God may give me a good house maid but I don’t know where to begin.” If this is your concern, you have come to the right place. As a believer, it is good when you put prayer before everything that you do, including seeking for a house maid. It is … Read more

How to pray for a good tenant

How to pray for a good tenant

Renting out houses comes with its own challenges. I’m sure you are familiar with them. One of such challenges is getting a good tenant. Tenants are human beings and they come with a variety of characters. Also, human beings have a tendency to hide their true intentions especially the wicked ones. For this reason, it … Read more

How to pray and anoint yourself with oil

How to Pray and Anoint Yourself with Oil 

When you want to pray and anoint yourself with oil, there are two main points you need to remember: Each of these approaches has its benefits, which I will explain in this article. Anointing Yourself with Oil Many times, anointing oil is used with a Man of God anointing someone else. This practice originates from … Read more

How to pray when you have no words

How to pray when you have no Words 

Not all the time we have words to say in prayer, is it the case? Yes and no. Prayer is an intimate act but also prayer is a form of communication.  When we perceive prayer as an act of intimacy, we can’t run out of words to say but when we perceive prayer as a form … Read more

How to pray when you need money

How to pray when you need Money 

Who doesn’t need money? We could argue that all a person needs is food and clothing because that is what Jesus said. But because you asked how to pray when you need money, I’ll do my best to explain.  There is nothing wrong in asking God for money in prayer. However, there is a level … Read more

How to pray when you like someone

How to Pray when you like Someone 

We all have moments when we like someone, but we remember that we are Christians, and we need to involve God.   It can feel a little weird at first to think of praying when you like someone but there is no shame in it. God is our Father and there is nothing we should ever … Read more

How to pray when under spiritual attack

How to pray when under Spiritual Attack 

When you are under spiritual attack, you need to pray. The Bible tells us in the book of James to pray whenever we are in trouble.  Praying when under spiritual attack is challenging especially because the attack may be targeting your prayer life.   When the enemy attacks, he begins by destroying your prayer life. That … Read more

How to pray against enemies of progress

How to Pray against Enemies of Progress

If you are on the path of light, you can’t miss to have enemies of progress. While some people brush off the idea of having human beings as enemies, the truth is different. In this article, I will explain the enemies of progress and how to pray against them. Understanding Enemies of Progress Before you … Read more

How to pray when you feel hopeless

How to Pray when you Feel Hopeless

Feeling hopeless is common though that should not be the case. Jesus paid a heavy price for us to have hope. Good for us, there is a way to pray whenever we feel hopeless. Before I dive into the formula of praying when you feel hopeless, I will help you understand a few fundamental issues. … Read more

How to pray before a job interview

How to Pray before a Job Interview

It is that day you have been waiting for. You want to make a prayer before you go for that job interview but you don’t know what to say. Well, I’m here to help you know how to formulate your prayer just before you go for that job interview. Apart from helping you formulate a … Read more

How to pray to God for a car

How to Pray to God for a Car

“Oh God I pray give me a new car that I may use it to serve you”. If you have ever made this type of prayer, you are not alone; I once made a similar prayer. Praying for God to give you a new car is a common prayer. However, many people who pray for … Read more

How to pray for your future husband

How to Pray for your Future Husband

Praying for your future husband is good. Every single girl should pray for her future husband. God has good plans for every girl and in those good plans, there is a husband. But then it is the responsibility of every girl to cooperate with God to get those plans fulfilled. Getting a husband from God … Read more

How to pray for a court case

How to pray for a Court Case

If you have a case in court, it is wise to pray. Praying for a case in court requires understanding. God listens to prayers of His children and He answers them but they must be made with understanding. In this article, I will guide you on how to make a prayer that is aligned with … Read more

Casting out demons by speaking in tongues

Casting out Demons by Speaking in Tongues

Speaking in tongues is a powerful gift of the Holy Spirit. It carries so much power. But have you ever thought about casting out demons by speaking in tongues? Have you ever witnessed a demon being cast out by someone speaking in tongues? Well, I’ll be discussing all details pertaining casting out demons by speaking … Read more

How to pray against high blood pressure

How to Pray against High Blood Pressure

There is no disease that God cannot heal. Praying against high blood pressure is a good move. However, you need to understand how praying for healing works for you to make a wise prayer against high blood pressure. In this article, I will share with you the necessary information you need to make a wise … Read more

The main reason why prayers are not answered

The main reason why Prayers are not answered

There are many reasons that are given when prayers are not answered. It can be hard to know exactly why God has not answered your prayer if you are given many possible reasons. Having your prayers go unanswered is discouraging. No doubt about that! Today, I will compile all the many reasons why prayers are … Read more

A church where everyone speaks in tongues

A church where everyone speaks in tongues

“When you are speaking in tongues in church, there must be an interpreter”, that is what some people say. For a long time I have seen believers argue about how speaking in tongues in church should be conducted. Some say speaking in tongues in church must be interpreted while others are okay with speaking in … Read more

Mother's day prayer

Mother’s Day Prayer: How to Pray

We are used to mother’s day prayers that make us feel good but do not have any spiritual significance. When it comes to praying, every word that proceeds from your mouth needs to have an impact. Making an effective mother’s day prayer requires knowledge. This is for serious believers. Leave those casual ‘feel good’ mother’s … Read more

How to pray for forgiveness after stealing

How to Pray for Forgiveness after Stealing

Stealing is a sin. If you have stolen, you need to pray for forgiveness. While there is a general way of praying for forgiveness, it is important to pray the specific prayer for forgiveness for stealing. When you pray the specific prayer for forgiveness after stealing, you will have an easy time overcoming the guilt … Read more

How to pray for forgiveness after fornication.

How to Pray for Forgiveness after Fornication

Fornication is a sin. If you commit it, you need to repent. Praying for forgiveness for fornicating requires you to have understanding. In this article, I will walk you step by step through the process of repenting for fornication. But before you go through the steps of repenting for fornicating, I’ll help you understand the … Read more

Speaking in tongues to spice up your Easter

Speaking in Tongues to spice up your Easter

The irony of Christian celebrations nowadays is that people celebrate shopping discounts more than the meaning of the celebration. Instead of reflecting on the reason of the season, people choose to scroll their phones to find the best discounts on products. Easter is arguably the most important Christian celebration. It coincides with the Passover festival … Read more

How to pray for success in business

How to Pray for Success in Business

Praying for success in business is a good move to make. God acknowledges prayers made for the success of a business. Whether it is your own business you are praying for or the business of a friend, be assured God listens. An effective prayer for your business needs to be made in understanding. Just as … Read more

How to pray against masturbation

How to Pray against Masturbation

It takes good understanding to make an effective prayer against masturbation. Making a clueless prayer won’t yield the desired result. If you have struggled to pray against masturbation with little success, this article is for you. I will walk you through the perfect prayer against masturbation and exactly what you need to do. I have … Read more

How to pray against the spirit of rejection

How to Pray against the Spirit of Rejection

God has provided knowledge for us to overcome the spirit of rejection. In this article, I will show you how to pray against the spirit of rejection. Rejection is a common occurrence and God knows it. There is so much pain that comes with it. Our God is loving and willing to help us overcome … Read more

How to pray for anointing oil

How to Pray for Anointing Oil

To pray for anointing oil, hold the bottle containing the oil in your hands, lift it up and make a declaration over it that God’s power may abound in it. You can do this while standing or kneeling. After you have made the declaration, pour a little oil on your hands and apply it on … Read more

How to pray for a new house

How to Pray for a New House

If you are tired of living where you currently live, I’ll show you how to pray to get a new house and how to pray for it before you move in. While a house is an earthly possession, there is nothing wrong in asking for a better house from God. God grants our desires. If … Read more

How to pray for animals

How to Pray for Animals

Before you learn how to pray for animals, it is important to understand how prayer works. A good number of people believe that we should not pray for animals. What does the Bible say about Praying for Animals? As far as I know, there is one scripture that stands out when it comes to animals; … Read more

How to pray against debt and poverty

How to Pray against Debt and Poverty

Making prayers against debt and poverty is a good move. However, you have to understand how the bondage of debt and poverty works for you to make effective prayers. In this article, I will help you understand how to pray and break free from the bondage of debt and poverty. I’ve also included a sample … Read more

Why prayer should be allowed in school

Why Prayer should be allowed in School

The proper title for this article should be ‘Why prayer should be allowed in school but it won’t’. I am a believer in our Lord Jesus Christ and I am writing this article from my heart. Why Prayer should be allowed in School The Origin It is sad that we have gotten to the point … Read more

How to pray for marriage restoration

How to Pray for Marriage Restoration

Praying for marriage restoration is an emotional affair. Not only is it painful to lose a marriage but also it threatens your faith in God. Because of this, it is important to pray for marriage restoration with understanding. At the end of the day, you hope that your marriage will be restored or at least … Read more

Prayer for a friend having surgery

Prayer for a Friend having Surgery

It is emotional to have a friend go for surgery. The best you can do is to make a prayer for your friend having surgery. But how exactly should you pray? In this article, I have included a prayer for a friend having surgery which you can recite. But before you go to the prayer, … Read more

How to pray for forgiveness after abortion

How to Pray for Forgiveness after Abortion

Praying for forgiveness after abortion is a good move. Abortion is a sin that requires you to repent. God offers forgiveness to anyone who humbles himself. In this article, I have included a prayer for forgiveness after abortion. But before you recite the prayer, I want to help you understand the sin of abortion. Understanding … Read more

Prayer for direction in a relationship

Prayer for Direction in a Relationship

If you are looking for prayer for direction in your relationship, I’m here to guide you. Not only will I show you how to pray but I will also give you tips to help your relationship grow according to God’s pattern. Praying for direction in your relationship is a wise move. It is impossible to … Read more

Prayer for church growth from scripture

Prayer for Church Growth from Scripture

Growing a church is not easy. It is no surprise that you are seeking prayer for church growth. I’m sure you have made prayers before for your church to grow with little success. In this article, I will not only show you how to pray for church growth but I will also help you understand … Read more

How to pray for your students future

How to Pray for your Students’ Future

Being a teacher is a calling from God. Apart from teaching, it is also your responsibility to pray for your students’ future. The future of the students that you teach is entrusted to you by God. When you pray for them, God is pleased. Make it a habit and great shall be your reward. How … Read more

How to pray for a drug addicted child

How to Pray for a Drug Addicted Child

It is painful to be a parent to a drug addicted child. There is a way you can pray for your drug addicted child and get answered but there are a few things you need to understand. God has a system that all prayers we make are subjected to. Understanding how this system works will … Read more

How to pray for the nation

How to Pray for the Nation

Having a desire to pray for the nation is good. It shows that you are not selfish with your prayers. This is exactly what Jesus called us to do; to pray for one another. To make effective prayers for the nation, you need to understand a few things. The prayers we make to God are … Read more

How to pray against bad dreams

How to Pray against Bad Dreams

God uses dreams to speak to us. The evil one knows it and he does his best to bring us bad dreams. But glory be to God because there is a way to pray against bad dreams and end them once and for all. If you have prayed many times against bad dreams but they … Read more

How to pray for the church

How to Pray for the Church

Jesus prayed for the church and we are also required to pray for the church. However, it takes good understanding for us to pray for the church effectively. Jesus set a good example for us in the Bible that we can follow when praying for the church. I’ll cover the principles Jesus applied in praying … Read more

How to pray for protection

How to Pray for Protection

Because we live in a world full of dangers, we need to learn to pray for protection from God. We should not be like the people of the world who put their trust in man-made security systems. God has His own security system that we can rely on. The protection system that God provides is … Read more

Prayer against lust from Matthew 6 13

Prayer against Lust from Matthew 6:13

The Bible has given us clear instructions on how to pray against lust from Matthew 6:13. The instructions came directly from the mouth of Jesus. Of all the struggles that believers experience, I don’t think there is any that is as hard to crack as lust. Lust is not only a struggle today but has … Read more

Prayer before meals: the mystery in plain sight

Prayer before Meals: The Mystery in Plain Sight

Prayers offered before meals are often overlooked but they are crucial in our faith. As a believer, you need to understand the purpose of the prayers we make before eating. When someone makes a short prayer and starts eating immediately, I usually joke saying God is yet to hear your prayer. Despite presenting it as … Read more

How to pray for personal revival

How to Pray for Personal Revival

If you pray for personal revival, you are a faithful believer. Usually, only believers who are serious about their faith ever see the need to pray for personal revival. Getting to the point where you feel you need revival takes the conviction of the Holy Spirit. I understand that praying for personal revival can be … Read more

Prayer of agreement how it works

Prayer of Agreement: How it Works

“Brother, please agree with me in prayer for xyz.” I’ve received several of such requests. While making a prayer of agreement is powerful, there are rules to it. Those rules determine the effectiveness of the prayer of agreement. Sometimes I wanted to explain to the people requesting for the prayer of agreement why I couldn’t … Read more

Prayer for exams how it works

Prayer for Exam Success: The Wise Way to Pray

Whether you are praying for success in an exam you are going to sit for or praying for someone else, you need to understand a few things. Prayer is good but when it is done without understanding, it yields no fruit. There is no point in making prayers for exam success if you lack understanding. … Read more

Speaking in tongues vs the Lord's Prayer

Speaking in Tongues vs the Lord’s Prayer

Have you ever wondered how the effectiveness of the Lord’s Prayer compares to the effectiveness of speaking in tongues? If you were asked which of the two is more powerful, what would you say? The Lord’s Prayer is widely known and said by many believers. The fact that Jesus Himself taught it gives it credibility … Read more

speak in tongues whenever you feel lonely

Speak in Tongues whenever you feel Lonely

There is no problem that speaking in tongues can’t solve. Whether directly or indirectly, speaking in tongues will solve every problem imaginable. Loneliness is one of the problems that speaking in tongues solves. While most people who suffer from loneliness don’t think it is a big problem, in the eyes of God, it is. God … Read more

Speaking is easy when you love Jesus

Speaking in Tongues is easy when you love Jesus

Speaking in tongues can be tough but loving Jesus makes it super easy. Most people who struggle with speaking in tongues forget that it is a communication tool. A communication tool is useless if there is nobody to communicate with. And even when there are people to communicate with, unless you love those people, you … Read more

If you speak in tongues, be grateful

If you Speak in Tongues, Be Grateful

When you have the gift of speaking in tongues, you can easily get caught up in praying for breakthroughs. When you fail to get some of the breakthroughs you pray for, you will be frustrated. The frustration can be so bad to the extent that you forget to be grateful for the ability to pray … Read more

The four types of tongue speaking believers

The Four Types of Tongue Speaking Believers

There are exactly four types of tongue speaking believers. If you usually pray in tongues, then you fall in one of these four categories. 1. The Faithless Tongue Speakers Faithless tongue speakers are very common. These are believers who want to speak in tongues but can’t get over the first hurdle of believing and receiving … Read more

Speaking in tongues is weird

Speaking in Tongues is Weird

I speak in tongues and I must admit that speaking in tongues is weird. Many people who avoid speaking in tongues do so because of the weird nature of the gift. Why must the gift of the Holy Spirit be weird? As you will find out, there is a good reason why speaking in tongues … Read more

Speaking in tongues in spiritual warfare

Speaking in Tongues in Spiritual Warfare

Speaking in tongues is a powerful weapon in spiritual warfare. If you engage in spiritual warfare by speaking in tongues, you are guaranteed to get victory. However, you need to understand how speaking in tongues in spiritual warfare works so that you don’t end up being a casualty. God has given us a powerful spiritual … Read more

Speaking in tongues will cease

Speaking in Tongues will Cease Meaning

The Bible tells us in 1st Corinthians 13 that where there is speaking in tongues it will cease. The interpretation of this scripture has led to a debate where some claim speaking in tongues already ceased while others believe it still exists. What exactly does speaking in tongues will cease mean? That is what I … Read more

Speaking in tongues without love

Speaking in Tongues without Love

The Bible tells us that speaking in tongues without love is like the noise of an empty vessel. When empty vessels produce sound, it has no meaning. Apostle Paul would not have brought up this matter unless it was relevant. Speaking in tongues without love did not only exist during biblical times but even today. … Read more

Speaking in tongues in the 21st century

Speaking in Tongues in the 21st Century

Speaking in tongues in the 21st century is still alive and kicking. How can the gift of the Holy Spirit vanish yet we still need it? Some people believe that speaking in tongues in the 21st century ceased but they are wrong. I see this tendency in many other areas. A simple example is in … Read more

Speaking in tongues in acts

Speaking in Tongues in Acts

I found three instances of speaking in tongues in the book of Acts. One is very common but the other two are rarely mentioned. The book of Acts lays the foundation of the gift of speaking in tongues. It is in this book that we get the narration of the first ever encounter of speaking … Read more

Speaking in Tongues in Church: Is it Okay?

The topic of speaking in tongues in church is hotly debated. Some believe that speaking in tongues should only be practiced in secret but others argue that it is okay to speak in tongues in church. The main argument point is usually the interpretation of tongues. Those who say speaking in tongues should be done … Read more

Speaking in tongues syllables

Speaking in Tongues Syllables

Where do speaking in tongues syllables come from? How do you know them? What is an example of speaking in tongues syllables? When it comes to speaking in tongues, there are many questions. Being a beginner to speaking in tongues leaves you with many questions. I have been there and I know how hard finding … Read more

Praying in tongues daily

Praying in Tongues Daily

Praying in tongues daily is a good habit that every believer should have. Prayer is crucial in our walk of salvation and there is no excuse why someone should not pray daily. Because praying can be hard sometimes, God gave us the gift of speaking in tongues to help us pray efficiently. God is wise. … Read more

Meditation and speaking in tongues

Speaking in Tongues and Meditation

Both people who have the gift of speaking in tongues and those who do not have ask about speaking in tongues and meditation. It is hard to differentiate between the two. Other people ask if at all the two can be differentiated. In this article, I will explain meditation and speaking in tongues to help … Read more

What happens spiritually when you speak in tongues?

What happens Spiritually when you Speak in Tongues?

In this article, I will discuss what happens spiritually when you speak in tongues. Speaking in tongues is a spiritual activity. When you engage in it, a lot happens in the spiritual world. Knowing the spiritual significance of speaking in tongues will help you practice the gift diligently. Things that happen Spiritually when you Speak … Read more

How to sing in tongues

How to Sing in Tongues

This article covers how to sing in tongues. Just like speaking in tongues, singing in tongues is a gift of the Holy Spirit. People who can speak in tongues can also sing in tongues. From what it seems, singing in tongues is tougher than speaking in tongues. It makes sense because speaking is naturally easier … Read more

Benefits of singing in tongues

Benefits of Singing in Tongues

Singing in tongues is a spiritual practice that has many benefits. Most of the benefits of singing in tongues go unnoticed because not many people sing in tongues. But for those who practice singing in tongues, there are great benefits that make them never want to quit. God has endowed singing in tongues with great … Read more

Written speaking in tongues

Written Speaking in Tongues

Can speaking in tongues be written? Yes! Speaking in tongues just like any other language can be written. I have seen people write tongues and I have interpreted some of them. In this article, I will share what I have observed and learned about writing in tongues. Written Tongues in the Bible Before we go … Read more

Speaking in tongues quotes

Speaking in Tongues Quotes

These are the speaking in tongues quotes I managed to come up with. I do add new quotes whenever I find them. 1. You don’t hate speaking in tongues because I do it. You just hate God’s gift. 2. I have many hobbies but speaking in tongues is my favorite. 3. I belong to the … Read more

Speaking in tongues during worship

Speaking in Tongues during Worship

Speaking in tongues during worship is common in Churches that believe in speaking in tongues. But of course it raises questions in the congregation. I have attended churches where the worship leader spoke in tongues during worship and I could tell that not everyone was happy. In this article, I want to analyze speaking in … Read more

How common is speaking in tongues?

How Common is Speaking in Tongues

Speaking in tongues is common all around the world. It is hard to tell exactly how many people speak in tongues but it is definitely a common gift. There are many who speak in tongues in private. The fact that some people believe speaking in tongues is a private affair means we can’t exactly tell … Read more

The Power of Singing in Tongues

The power vested in singing in tongues is great. The challenge is knowing how to access it. It takes great wisdom to tap into the power of singing in tongues. Good for us, God has not left us in the dark. The Spirit of God who enables us to sing in tongues also teaches us … Read more

Singing in Tongues Meaning

The Bible talks about singing in tongues in 1st Corinthians 14:15. But what exactly is singing in tongues? Who ever thought that the Holy Spirit could sing? Well, in this article I will explain what singing in tongues is and give additional information you need to know. What is singing in Tongues? Singing in tongues … Read more

Prophetic Speaking in Tongues

What is prophetic speaking in tongues? How can someone speak prophetic tongues? Are all tongues that people speak prophetic? When it comes to prophetic speaking in tongues, there are many questions. I will answer a number of them in this article. I do speak in tongues and I also interpret tongues. I have encountered prophetic … Read more

Is singing in tongues biblical?

Is Singing in Tongues Biblical?

Yes, singing in tongues is Biblical. The Bible mentions singing in tongues in 1st Corinthians 14:15. Though the Bible refers to it as singing in the Spirit, it is the same thing. The Bible sometimes refers to speaking in tongues as praying in the spirit which makes sense when it refers to singing in tongues … Read more

Is speaking in tongues compulsory?

Is Speaking in Tongues Compulsory?

When you ask if speaking in tongues is compulsory, you have to specify what you want to achieve. There are spiritual experiences that you can only get if you speak in tongues. If you are talking about going to heaven, speaking in tongues is not compulsory. When it comes to salvation, the compulsory thing is … Read more

Speaking in tongues after Pentecost

Speaking in Tongues after Pentecost

Was speaking in tongues only meant for the day of Pentecost? Certainly not! There are Bible verses that show that speaking in tongues continued after the day of Pentecost. I have never come across a scripture in the Bible that points towards speaking in tongues going extinct after the day of Pentecost. Some people argue … Read more

Speaking in tongues when dying

Speaking in Tongues when Dying

I have not experienced someone speaking in tongues when dying. Where would I get such an opportunity? But because I am invested in the gift of speaking in tongues, I sought out to understand why such a thing happens. I found little information online but as usual, I have my private source of information. From … Read more

Speaking in tongues privately

Speaking in Tongues Privately

Some people call speaking in tongues privately a personal prayer language. Whatever name they give it, the big question remains its biblical alignment; does the Bible support it? Short answer, yes! I usually wonder how people come up with such questions when there are scriptures that directly approve speaking in tongues in private. I am … Read more

Yawning when praying in tongues

Yawning when Praying in Tongues

Yawning when praying in tongues is common. I experience it quite often. Some people claim that yawning when praying in tongues means evil spirits are leaving. I don’t dispute their claim but at the same time, I don’t have anything to prove it. Because I also yawn when praying in tongues, I will give my … Read more

Crying when praying in tongues

Crying when Praying in Tongues

Have you ever experienced crying when praying in tongues? I have experienced it on many occasions. Sometimes I understood why I was crying but other times I didn’t know why I was crying. Either way, crying while praying in tongues is common. There are reasons that make us to cry while praying in tongues. In … Read more

Praying in tongues at night

Praying in Tongues at Night

I have prayed in tongues at night on many occasions. There is a significant difference when you pray in tongues during the day and when you pray at night. Apart from the physical differences, there are spiritual differences too. Some people argue that praying in tongues at night is the same as praying during the … Read more

How to focus when praying in tongues

How to Focus when Praying in Tongues

Staying focused when praying in tongues is hard. I struggled with it for a long time. The fact that your mind is idle when you speak in tongues makes it very easy to lose focus. A wandering mind is not something you want when you are praying in tongues. When your mind wanders when you … Read more

Falling Asleep while Praying in Tongues

Have you ever fallen asleep in the middle of praying in tongues? Well, that has just happened to me before I started writing this article. It is not the first time for me to fall asleep while praying in tongues. It happens very often. I do feel guilty when I fall asleep while praying in … Read more

Praying in tongues before going to bed

Praying in Tongues before going to Bed

The habit of praying in tongues before going to bed is good. As believers, we are called to pray without ceasing. We are also required to be vigilant in the Spirit because our enemy prowls around like a roaring lion seeking anyone to devour. When we go to bed, our bodies rest but our spirits … Read more

Praying in tongues for miracles

Praying in Tongues for Miracles

Are you trusting God for miracles by praying in tongues? Well, I have good news for you; praying in tongues is the quickest way to get miracles. Praying is not easy. Holding on to your faith when asking God for a miracle is hard. God knew we would have these challenges and that is why … Read more

Demonic speaking in tongues

Demonic Speaking in Tongues

Demonic speaking in tongues is definitely an interesting topic. There is little information about demonic tongues. I love getting information from the Bible but when I was researching this topic, there was no scripture that mentioned it or even anything close to it. The Bible has a number of verses that talk about speaking in … Read more

Praying in Tongues for your Marriage

Praying in tongues for your marriage is a good step to take. Marriages need prayers and sometimes we do not know what to pray for. If you have the gift of praying in tongues, you never have to worry. While praying for your marriage in tongues, you need to understand what you are doing. Praying … Read more

Speaking in tongues and shaking

Speaking in Tongues and Shaking

Speaking in tongues and shaking is common. I have experienced it many times and I have seen people experience it too. What causes people to shake when speak in tongues? For some people it is their hands that shake but for others it is the entire body. In this article, I will share the causes … Read more

Can the devil speak in tongues?

Can the Devil Speak in Tongues?

The devil cannot speak in tongues because he cannot be filled by the Spirit of God. It is only by the Spirit of God that someone can speak in tongues. But the devil can imitate speaking in tongues. God permits the devil to imitate speaking in tongues to test our faith. I have never experienced … Read more

Speaking in tongues is for today

Speaking in Tongues is for Today

Speaking in tongues is a gift of the Holy Spirit that is relevant today. Some argue that speaking in tongues is not for today but all evidence shows that it is for today. I do pray in tongues and I have every reason to prove to any skeptic that this gift is relevant today. Why … Read more

Is Glossolalia Biblical?

Glossolalia is biblical. Uttering what sounds as gibberish and making crazy sounds is all biblical. I know it may be hard to believe but I will do my best to help you understand. I do practice glossolalia; I have first-hand experience. What the Bible says about Glossolalia In the Bible, glossolalia is called speaking in … Read more

Is glossolalia a language?

Is Glossolalia a Language?

Glossolalia is more than a language. I know that if you call speaking in tongues glossolalia chances are that you don’t practice it. Everyone who practices it calls is speaking in tongues or praying in tongues. Calling speaking in tongues glossolalia shows that you are approaching it from the language side rather than the spiritual … Read more

Can speaking in tongues be interpreted?

Can Speaking in Tongues be Interpreted?

Yes, speaking in tongues can be interpreted. The Spirit of God not only gives us the gift of speaking in tongues but also the gift of interpreting tongues. However, interpreting tongues is not as easy as speaking in tongues. This is true when you consider that many people can speak in tongues but only a … Read more

Can speaking in tongues be taught?

Can Speaking in Tongues be Taught?

Can anybody teach speaking in tongues? No. Speaking in tongues is a gift from the Holy Spirit. If you want to speak in tongues, you can only receive it from the Spirit of God. No man can teach you. For people who have the gift, they can share knowledge about the gift with those who … Read more

Speaking in tongues of angels

Speaking in Tongues of Angels

The Bible mentions tongues of angels in 1st Corinthians 13:1. But what exactly are tongues of angels? How does one speak in tongues of angels? What is the purpose of the tongues of angels? If these are some of the questions you have about tongues of angels, you have come to the right place. I … Read more

Can the devil understand tongues?

Can the Devil Understand Tongues?

Does the devil understand us when we speak in tongues? I have always thought about this question ever since I received the gift of speaking in tongues. In the church I used to attend and several others the assumption was that the devil cannot understand when we speak in tongues. While I didn’t refuse the … Read more

Is speaking in tongues a real language?

Is Speaking in Tongues a Real Language?

Speaking in tongues is more diverse than a real language. Some aspects of speaking in tongues mirror those of real languages but other aspects are spiritual. To consider speaking in tongues a real language will be like considering money to be paper. Money is more than just paper and ink. I have the gift of … Read more

Why does speaking in tongues scare me?

Why does Speaking in Tongues Scare Me?

Speaking in tongues scares some people. I do speak in tongues and I have been to fellowships where people were speaking in tongues and I saw some people get scared. I remember one day I invited a friend of mine for fellowship prayers and when he entered the room and found everyone praying in tongues, … Read more

Why speaking in tongues is necessary

Why Speaking in Tongues is Necessary

Speaking in tongues is absolutely necessary in the body of Christ. We are living in the last days and the gift of speaking in tongues plays an important role. While some believers don’t speak in tongues, I really wish they did. Apostle Paul also wished that all believers would get the gift of tongues. Praying … Read more

Can speaking in tongues be controlled?

Can Speaking in Tongues be controlled?

Yes, speaking in tongues can be controlled. The Spirit of God who enables us to speak in tongues also gives us self-control and respects our will. The Bible instructs us not to quench the Holy Spirit. In another place, we are instructed not to grieve the Holy Spirit. Why does the Bible emphasize that we … Read more

Is speaking in tongues a sin?

Is Speaking in Tongues a Sin?

Speaking in tongues is not a sin. Speaking in tongues is a gift of the Holy Spirit and actually, the Bible encourages us to practice it. A believer should not have fear that speaking in tongues might be a sin against God. If you believe in Jesus, you automatically receive the Holy Spirit and with … Read more

Is speaking in tongues biblical?

Is Speaking in Tongues Biblical?

Yes, speaking in tongues is biblical. The Bible has scriptures that talk about the practice of speaking in tongues. However, I’m assuming that you are asking if the type of speaking in tongues that happens in churches today is biblical. Some of the speaking in tongues that happens today can leave you questioning if it … Read more

Is speaking in tongues real?

Is Speaking in Tongues Real?

Yes, speaking in tongues is real. I could end this article right here but then I know I need to give context to this answer. Whenever someone asks if speaking in tongues is real, the challenge is usually in understanding. I must say that understanding speaking in tongues is often tricky. First, speaking in tongues … Read more

Does speaking in tongues come naturally?

Does Speaking in Tongues come Naturally?

Speaking in tongues comes naturally if you build your relationship with the Holy Spirit. Since speaking in tongues is a gift of the Holy Spirit, if you have a good relationship with Him, you will get the gift. You may decide not to exercise the gift but you will naturally have it when you reach … Read more

How speaking in tongues changed my life

How Speaking in Tongues Changed My Life

Speaking in tongues changed my life for good. On the list of good things I have come across in life, speaking in tongues is up there. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that praying in tongues could transform my life the way it has done. I have heard preachers talk about the benefits … Read more

Can you pray in tongues silently?

Can you Pray in Tongues Silently?

Yes, you can pray in tongues silently but it is not always the best way to pray. Whenever I try to pray in tongues silently, I feel I am limiting the Holy Spirit. The work of our mouths is to declare the wonders of God. Why should you pray silently? Why People Pray in Tongues … Read more

Praying in tongues for healing

Praying in Tongues for Healing

If you are praying in tongues for healing either for yourself or for someone else, this article is for you. Praying in tongues is a powerful way to receive healing from the Lord. The Spirit of God knows what is ailing you and He has the power to make you whole in the name of … Read more

Tired after praying in tongues

Tired after Praying in Tongues

Is it normal to feel tired after praying in tongues? Yes, it is normal to feel tired after praying in tongues. Even though it was the Holy Spirit praying through you, your facial muscles were in use which makes you tired. The position you were in when you were praying in tongues also contributes in … Read more

Speaking in tongues sermon

Speaking in Tongues Sermon

I didn’t really want to call this a sermon on speaking in tongues. This is basically an article talking about speaking in tongues in the simplest form possible. Either way, if you are passionate about speaking in tongues, you will get value out of this ‘speaking in tongues sermon’. Speaking in Tongues Sermon The Mystery … Read more

Speaking in tongues for skeptics

Speaking in Tongues for Skeptics

I have met skeptics of speaking in tongues. At one time, I was a skeptic too. But as of today, I firmly believe in the gift of speaking in tongues. Because I was once a skeptic, I know what being skeptical about speaking in tongues feels like. As a result, I want to open up … Read more

Speaking in tongues in public

Speaking in Tongues in Public

Speaking in tongues in public is a hotly debated topic. Whenever the gift of speaking in tongues is mentioned, this subject is bound to come up. I have participated in speaking in tongues in public and made conclusions. In this article, I will go over the conclusions I have made after practicing speaking in tongues … Read more

Speaking in tongues while asleep meaning

Speaking in Tongues while Asleep Meaning

Speaking in tongues when you are sleeping means that you have given permission to the Holy Spirit to use your tongue whenever He wills. By giving your life to Jesus, you automatically gave consent to the Holy Spirit to use your tongue to pray. Speaking in tongues in your sleep occurs because that is the … Read more

Struggling to speak in tongues

Struggling to Speak in Tongues

Struggling to speak in tongues is not uncommon. There are factors that contribute to the struggle to speak in tongues. I am assuming that you are struggling to speak in tongues for the first time. I know there are believers who usually speak in tongues but sometimes they struggle to get started. If you are … Read more

Uncontrollable speaking in tongues

Uncontrollable Speaking in Tongues

Uncontrollable speaking in tongues is something I have experienced. I wouldn’t want to call it uncontrollable speaking in tongues because I had an option to control it but I chose not to. While it is clear from the Bible that speaking in tongues is under the control of the believer, it has to be noted … Read more

Types of speaking in tongues

Types of Speaking in Tongues

There are different types of speaking in tongues based on the angle with which you look at the gift. The gift of speaking in tongues is the ability to speak in human and heavenly languages that are unknown to you. This ability is given by the Holy Spirit. Note that speaking in tongues is a … Read more

Speaking in tongues explained

Speaking in Tongues Explained

Explaining speaking in tongues can be tough but it becomes pretty easy when you have the gift. I have the gift of speaking in tongues and I will do my best to explain it in this article. Explaining the gift of speaking in tongues can take a spiritual angle or a scientific angle. I am … Read more

Speaking in tongues for edification

Speaking in Tongues for Edification

Speaking in tongues for edification is mentioned in 1st Corinthians 14:4. Apostle Paul compares the edification that comes from speaking in tongues to that which comes from prophecy. Apostle Paul makes it clear that speaking in tongues edifies the individual that is speaking while prophecy edifies the whole church. Further in the chapter, Apostle Paul … Read more

Speaking in tongues for beginners

Speaking in Tongues for Beginners

If you are a beginner in the gift of speaking in tongues, this article is for you. I will cover a few things here to get you started. You don’t need to feel overwhelmed for you are a beginner to speaking in tongues. Rather, you need to rejoice because you have begun a great journey. … Read more

The power of speaking in tongues

The Power of Speaking in Tongues

Speaking in tongues is powerful because it gives us direct access to God, it edifies us and through it we defeat the enemy. The power of speaking in tongues helps us overcome spiritual barriers and access God. When we speak in tongues, its power transforms our physical lives in what we call edification. Still, the … Read more

Can someone fake speaking in tongues?

Can Someone Fake Speaking in Tongues?

Yes, someone can fake speaking in tongues. However, whatever he will be doing won’t qualify to be called speaking in tongues. Unlike what many people think, speaking in tongues is not only the utterance but also the power behind the utterance. Someone can fake the utterance of speaking in tongues but the power cannot be … Read more

Praying in tongues for a breakthrough

Praying in Tongues for a Breakthrough

Praying in tongues for breakthrough is a wise thing to do. However, you must approach it in the right way or else it won’t yield any meaningful results. Praying in tongues for a breakthrough is not a substitute to other requirements of God. I say this because majority of believers who pray for breakthroughs do … Read more

Praying in tongues at midnight

Praying in Tongues at Midnight

Praying in tongues at midnight is a mystery that many believers overlook. Praying in tongues alone is a mystery. Add to it the midnight mystery and you have a deep mystery that can yield great results if a person takes advantage of it. I have prayed in tongues at midnight on many occasions and I … Read more

The importance of speaking in tongues

The Importance of Speaking in Tongues

Speaking in tongues is important because of the following reasons: However, the importance of speaking in tongues only matters to those who value it. To those who despise the gift, it is worthless. God only reveals the importance of the gift of speaking in tongues to those who receive the gift with a grateful heart. … Read more

How to pray in tongues for long hours

How to Pray in Tongues for Long Hours

Here are steps to pray in tongues for long hours: Praying in tongues for long hours is a good practice. But just like other good practices, it has a price tag. Speaking in tongues for long hours guarantees you many benefits. Some people claim that praying for hours is not necessary but I’m sure they … Read more

Did Jesus speak in tongues?

Did Jesus Speak in Tongues?

To answer the question whether Jesus spoke in tongues, I have this to say: Jesus did not speak in tongues and if He did, God concealed it from us for a good reason. The Bible does not tell us whether Jesus spoke in tongues which leaves us with only speculations. The surest way to know … Read more

The main purpose of speaking in tongues

The Main Purpose of Speaking in Tongues

The purpose of speaking in tongues is to edify the the body of Christ. Speaking in tongues edifies the believer who practices it as well as fellowships that embrace it. The purpose of speaking in tongues for the individual is edification while for the fellowship, God uses it to communicate messages that edify those who … Read more

Hindrances to speaking in tongues

3 Things that Hinder Speaking in Tongues

Speaking in tongues is hindered by lack of faith, a poor prayer life and pride. To overcome these speaking in tongues hindrances, you need to build your faith, improve your prayer life and humble yourself. Believers who maintain spiritual discipline find it easy to overcome the hindrances. I will explain in detail how each of … Read more

Speaking in tongues controversy

Speaking in Tongues Controversy; Who is Right?

The controversy surrounding the gift of speaking in tongues is as old as the gift itself. From the very first time the disciples of Jesus got baptized with the gift of speaking in tongues, controversy began. Outside the upper room where the disciples of Jesus had gathered on the day of Pentecost, people accused the … Read more

Is speaking in tongues voluntary or involuntary?

Is Speaking in Tongues Voluntary or Involuntary?

Speaking in tongues is both voluntary and involuntary. I know this sounds absurd but I will explain. There are aspects of speaking in tongues that you do voluntarily while other aspects happen involuntarily. The voluntary aspects of speaking in tongues vary widely as well as the involuntary aspects. In other words, what may be a … Read more

Speaking in tongues without an interpreter

Speaking in Tongues without an Interpreter

Speaking in tongues does not need to be interpreted unless the tongues that are spoken have a message from God that other believers need to understand. This means that you can speak in tongues without an interpreter. Speaking in tongues that requires interpretation is one where the person speaking is relaying a message from God … Read more

Benefits of speaking in tongues

3 Main Benefits of Speaking in Tongues

Speaking in tongues has many benefits. It is a gift from God and of course it must have great benefits. I received the gift a number of years ago and I have experienced great benefits more than I expected. The following are the three main benefits of speaking in tongues: I will elaborate in detail … Read more

Speaking in tongues is for everyone

Is Speaking in Tongues is for Everyone?

Speaking in tongues is for everyone. God gives it to whoever desires. Speaking in tongues is a language that God enables us to speak and commune with Him. Because God wants all of us to commune with Him, it means that speaking in tongues is for everyone. The conditions of receiving the gift may lock … Read more