“Tongues.The Misunderstood Language (Part 2)” 6/19/2017 Written by Patrick Hawthorne for “SGM”

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Tongues…The Misunderstood Language (Part 2)

By Patrick Hawthorne

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In  Tongues…The Misunderstood Language (Part 1)  I wrote that, in the Word, there are four distinct operations of tongues.  Two are for personal edification and two are for public ministry.  The two that are for personal edification involve man speaking to God while the other two involve God speaking through man to man.  As a reminder, the four operations are,

  1. Tongues for personal edification (Man speaking to God)

  2. Tongues for intercession (Man speaking to God)

  3. Gift of Tongues with Interpretation (God speaking through man to man – Public Ministry)

  4. Tongues for a sign to unbelievers (God speaking through man to man – Public Ministry)

In this post I would like to explain why I believe it is to every believer’s benefit to speak in a prayer language.  Please note that I am only addressing the first two operations of speaking in tongues that are used for personal edification or for intercession.

Even Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 12:29-30 “Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Are all workers of miracles?  Do all have gifts of healings? Do all speak with tongues? Do all interpret?”  Obviously, the answer to these questions is “No.”  However, in light of learning that there are four distinct operations, he is referring to tongues for public ministry.

As for tongues for personal edification his response is, “I wish you all spoke with tongues…” (1 Corinthians 14:5.)  I understand that not all will agree with me.  That is fine.  We can agree to disagree while at the same time remain brothers or sisters in Christ.

Pursue love, and desire spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy. For he who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God, for no one understands him; however, in the spirit he speaks mysteries (spiritual truths.)

(1 Corinthians 14:1-2 NKJV underline/parenthesis mine).

When we pray in a prayer language (Tongues) – one that is specific to the individual as given by the Holy Spirit – we are able to pray out secrets that would have remained secret if not for the revelation by God. In other words, we are praying out God’s divine will and removing our own faulty thinking.

Let me give you an example.  You are asked to pray for the marriage of John and Sally which has hit a rough patch.  As you get alone in your prayer closet you begin to pray in the natural. “Lord, I pray that John and Sally are sensitive to the needs of each other.  May they learn to rekindle their love for one another.”

That sounds like a good thing to pray, wouldn’t you agree?  However, what if that is not their problem?  What if their problem is that they are under spiritual attack by the enemy and need to spend more time as a couple in prayer to fix the problem?

By praying in tongues, we become the vessel by which the Holy Spirit pin points, with laser like precision, the specific thing that needs to be prayed.  This language is pure and undefiled.  Therefore, we can know that we know that what is prayed in the Spirit is in accordance to God’s will.

This may sound spooky to some but I assure you it is not.  Praying in tongues is completely voluntary.  God will not suddenly take over your mouth in the middle of Walmart and have you ranting like a raving lunatic down isle three.  Never forget that He is a gentleman and a God of order.  Just as you have the choice to pray in the natural, you have the choice to pray in the supernatural.  Unfortunately, many have taken such a precious gift and have made a mockery of it by behaving like complete lunatics.  That is another subject for another time.

In my next post my plan is to go back to the Garden of Eden and explain why I personally believe God chose Tongues as a way of communication for these latter days.  Until then, be blessed.

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“THE DAD THAT FIXES THINGS” 6/18/2017 Written by Kathy Boecher for “atimetoshare”

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THE DAD THAT FIXES THINGS

 

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Dads are usually good at fixing things.  We often see them tinkering over a broken down lawn mower or under the hood of a car with a handful of tools and dirty fingernails.  They may not always know what they’re doing, but there is an ingrown ability to get to the root of a problem and try to find a solution. There are some things that just can’t be fixed by a human dad – like a broken heart, the sadness of depression, the longing for inner peace.

Imagine what our Heavenly Father experiences each and every day and night as His children come to Him with their prayers.  “Give me strength, give me wisdom, give me peace, give me joy.”  Gimmee, gimmee, gimmee! Multiply this by billions and it must sound like the annoying sound of a leaking  faucet.

God isn’t like us.  He’s encouraged me to come to Him with all my needs and concerns, but as a parent myself, I know it isn’t easy to hear a child’s constant asking over and over again. It’s like that nagging drip, drip, drip which we simply cannot fix.

For God, who is all powerful, all knowing and always present, it’s a piece of cake.  After all He created the world, all that is in it and all the universe with its contents.  He didn’t even need a blueprint.  So when we come to Him with our needs and prayers, He’s glad.  He loves us more than we know and has promised to answer our petitions.

He may not always give in to all our hopes and dreams, like an earthly father might just to keep his children quiet.  God will takes care of them as He sees fit, with our best interests in mind. He knows what’s best for us and His plan includes salvation and eternal life for us.

As we look forward to Father’s Day this week, don’t neglect saying thank you to our Father, God.  He knows us inside out.  He loves us in spite of our human nature.  He is consistent in His discipline as well as His love.  He never falters. He’s always there.

“But now, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter;  we are all the work of your hand.”  Isaiah 64:8

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“Tongues.The Misunderstood Language (Part 1)” 6/17/2017 Written by Patrick Hawthorne for “SGM”

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Tongues…The Misunderstood Language (Part 1)

By Patrick Hawthorne

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Speaking in tongues…Glossolalia…Praying in the Spirit…  I’ve heard all the explanations for why it does not exist today.  Yet, I speak with tongues so therefore I know that it still exists.  No matter what anyone says to convince me that tongues are not for today, they will fail.  I’m not meaning to sound rude but for someone to try and convince me that speaking in tongues is not for today is the equivalent of telling a pilot in mid flight that planes cannot get off the ground.

“Well, those tongues are of the devil!” That is my favorite because it implies that those who speak in tongues are doing the devils bidding.  Funny thing though; I’ve never heard a demon possessed person magnifying and glorifying God.  As a matter of fact, the Word says that none can call Jesus Lord except by the Holy Spirit.  So, to clear up any confusion, “Jesus is my Lord.”  There, we have just settled that tongues are not of the devil.

I make light of this because I know it is a really difficult subject to understand.  Especially, 1 Corinthians 14:22-23. “Therefore tongues are for a sign, not to those who believe but to unbelievers; but prophesying is not for unbelievers but for those who believe. Therefore if the whole church comes together in one place and all speak with tongues, and there come in those who are uninformed or unbelievers, will they not say that you are out of your mind?”

 Wow!  Is that a heck of a contradiction or what?  If the Bible is correct – which I fully believe it is – then it must be our understanding that is wrong.  Would you agree with that?  Truthfully, if you don’t understand what Paul is saying here, it is easy to think that he is contradicting himself in a really, really bad way.  So, let me see if I can clear this up.

Where so many have failed to understand the subject of speaking in tongues and whether or not it is for today is because they have failed to see that the Bible speaks of four (4) separate operations of tongues.  I know that may sound surprising but bear with me because this is a bit lengthy.  I will have a follow up post to go into more detail as to the “why” of speaking in tongues.

Again, from the Word, there are four distinct operations of tongues.  Two are for personal edification and two are for public ministry.  The two that are for personal edification involve man speaking to God while the other two involve God speaking through man to man.  Let’s start with the personal edification.  I will let the Word do the explaining.

  • Tongues for personal edification (Man to God)

For he who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God, for no one understands him; however, in the spirit he speaks mysteries. But he who prophesies speaks edification and exhortation and comfort to men. He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the church.  (1 Corinthians 14:2-4 underline mine)

But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. (Jude 20-21 underline mine)

  • Tongues for intercession (Man to God)

26 Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered (not expressed in words.) 27 Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God. (Romans 8:26-27 underline mine)

Now, let’s look at tongues for public ministry (God through man to man)

  • Gift of Tongues with Interpretation (God through man to man)

“…to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits, to another different kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. 11 But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually as He wills.”  (1 Corinthians 12:10-11 underline mine)

 13 Therefore let him who speaks in a tongue pray that he may interpret14 For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful. 15 What is the conclusion then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with the understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with the understanding. 16 Otherwise, if you bless with the spirit, how will he who occupies the place of the uninformed say “Amen” at your giving of thanks, since he does not understand what you say? 17 For you indeed give thanks well, but the other is not edified. (1 Corinthians 14:13-17 underline mine)

  • Tongues for a sign to unbelievers (God through man to man)

Therefore tongues are for a sign, not to those who believe but to unbelievers; but prophesying is not for unbelievers but for those who believe. (1 Corinthians 14:22).

 Then they were all amazed and marveled, saying to one another, “Look, are not all these who speak Galileans? And how is it that we HEAR, each in our own language in which we were born? Parthians and Medes and Elamites, those dwelling in Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, 10 Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya adjoining Cyrene, visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes, 11 Cretans and Arabs—we hear them speaking in our own tongues the wonderful works of God.” 12 So they were all amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, “Whatever could this mean?” (Acts 2:7-12 underline mine)

Now, let’s get back to 1 Corinthians 14:22-23. “Therefore tongues are for a sign, not to those who believe but to unbelievers; but prophesying is not for unbelievers but for those who believe. 23 Therefore if the whole church comes together in one place and all speak with tongues, and there come in those who are uninformed or unbelievers, will they not say that you are out of your mind?”

 Again, this sounds like a contradiction.  However, after looking at the four operations of tongues, there is no contradiction at all.  In verse 22, Paul is referring to tongues in which the believer hears in their own language.  However, in verse 23 he is referring to tongues spoken in a church setting that must be followed up with an interpretation.  He continues this thought with verse 24 by saying that prophecy convinces and convicts (Also see verse 1.)

 You must remember that Paul was speaking to the Church at Corinth.  These people were operating in all the gifts of the Holy Spirit but were very unorganized.  Because of their “fly by the seat of their pants” approach to the gospel, they were introducing much confusion into the body.

 I will go into greater detail in my next post.  Until then, be blessed.

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“How my Cat Taught Me a Spiritual Truth” 6/16/2017 Written by Beth Andrews of “Deeper Roots”

 

 

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How my Cat Taught Me a Spiritual Truth

God taught me a spiritual lesson this morning through my cat.

We keep Celina’s dry food bowl full so she can nibble throughout the day (kind of like I do), but every morning when I come into the kitchen she sits by her full bowl and cries for food – even though there’s still plenty of food there! Every morning I dump the old food back into the plastic tub we store it in, and scoop it right back up into her bowl. This morning as I set her bowl before her I said, “Celina, you do realize that I’m giving you back the exact same stuff that was in there.” But she attacked it like it was something new and wonderful.
The world treats us the same way my friends. When we cry to the world to have our desires met what we receive is the same old thing that failed to satisfy us yesterday and the day before. The world has nothing new to offer us and when we feast on worldly things we’re always hungry for something more. Something filling.
But Jesus said that those who “hunger and thirst for righteousness . . . will be filled” (Matthew 5:6). Filled. Satisfied. Blessed. When we cry out to God He never fails to give us exactly what we need and plenty of it. His provision is always fresh and wonderful. How long has it been, beloved, since you were really satisfied? Who have you been asking to fill your bowl?

Holy Father, You never fail to satisfy me with the most wonderful, overflowing blessings.  Forgive me when I turn to the world for what only You can provide.   Remind me that You are the source of all I need and all I desire.  Amen.

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“The Armor of God-Girt Your Loins” 6/15/2017 Written by Wally Fry for “Truth in Palmyra”

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The Armor of God-Girt Your Loins

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Ephesian 6:14

Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;


If you want to read the full description of the armor of God, read Ephesians 6:10-18.

Soldiers of the time that Paul wrote this epistle dressed in a particular way as they lived and worked in their daily lives. They did not wear pants like we would today, but rather wore something like a long flowing tunic which would cover them from top to bottom. This was an effective way to clothe themselves, but presented problems as a soldier would go into combat. A long flowing covering might have been useful and easy to wear for daily life, but likely would be an extreme hindrance as a soldier would take part in the hand to hand combat of the day. Therefore, prior to combat a soldier would “girt their loins.” This was no more than tucking their flowing garment tightly around their legs and into their belt so that it would not get in the way. The important thing is, this action was performed before the battle began.

This girting about with the truth can be looked at a couple of ways; however one looks at it, one will see that this part of the armor requires action be taken prior to beginning our combat mission. So, what is the belt of truth?

One view is that the truth represented here is the truth of God’s Word. In other words, correct doctrine as the Bible teaches it. Here the belt of truth means we must know Biblical truth in order to stand against the teachings of untruth. If one looks at it this way, obviously the pre-battle preparation needed it time in God’s word reading, studying and meditating on it.

Another view is that the belt of truth here represents and attitude of truthfulness on the part of the believer. One might say and absence of hypocrisy. Like the soldier gathering up his garments to get them out of the way, we too must get rid of the things which would get in our way as we go into battle. Here, truth would mean a truthful life, not going into battle weighed down by our own sins. This view also, means preparation must be made before the battle begins. It too, requires reading, studying and finally prayer to get our lives true.

Are our loins girt with the belt of truth? Do we know what truth is? Do we live a truthful life? If not, we will surely be defeated in our battles with Satan and his soldiers.

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“SEVEN (7) REASONS GOD HATES COMPLAINING.” 6/14/2017 Written by Minister Aldtric Johnson for “Be Blessed”

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SEVEN (7) REASONS GOD HATES COMPLAINING…

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The rich young ruler in the books of Matthew 19 and Mark 10 told Jesus that he kept all of the commandments from his youth up, but the Lord quickly reminded him that he was lacking something.

That’s true for all of us. No matter how much we may try to live upright, we will always remain lacking in some area.

You may not be a fornicator, an adulterer, a drunk, a murderer…you may go to church every time the doors open. You may be very generous in your giving …


BUT DO YOU COMPLAIN?


God HATES complaining. He doesn’t hate complainers, but He does hate it when we complain. One of Israel’s greatest, most consistent sins while in the wilderness was that of complaining and murmuring. In fact, it was their complaining that made an 11-day trip last 40 years.

God hates complaining so much he allowed His own children to suffer death to serve as an example of the level of judgment that complaining deserves…

1 Corinthians 10:10 (NKJV)

10 nor complain, as some of them also complained, and were destroyed by the destroyer.

But, don’t we have a right to complain sometimes? Especially when some things are beyond our control? Why does God hate complaining so much?

HERE ARE 7 REASONS WHY GOD HATES COMPLAINING SO MUCH…

1.COMPLAINING IS THE OPPOSITE OF THANKSGIVING

It doesn’t get more clear than this…

1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NKJV)

18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Plain and simple…God expects us to be thankful and content in all things (Philippians 4:11-13). There is not one situation when one is complaining that they could not instead find a reason to give thanks or praise. In all of the Psalms where the psalmist was questioning God about troubles did the Psalm not end with praise and thanks giving. (Psalm 6, Psalm 13, Psalm 35, Psalm 94 are just a few.

2. COMPLAINING POISONS YOUR ATTITUDE

If we’re honest with ourselves, complaining never makes us feel better. To the contrary if we’re angry it makes us more angry. If we’re frustrated it makes us more frustrated, if we’re discontent it makes us more discontent. Whatever our negative attitude, complaining just makes it more negative. Most of the time we even wear it on our expressions. We look angry and unsatisfied. It takes us from beyond a bad mood to a bad attitude. When we have a bad attitude long enough, it becomes our character…more on that in a moment.

3. COMPLAINING INFECTS THE ATTITUDES OF OTHERS

How many times have you felt perfectly fine and content about something or someone until someone complained? Complaining is contagious. When we share our negative discontent it can have the same negative affect on their attitude as well, especially if they are spiritually or emotionally weak.

When spread discontent, animosity or just a negative attitude we become a stumbling block, and we must always remember that is something that the Lord hates too…

Matthew 18:6 (NKJV)

“Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

4. COMPLAINING IMPLIES WE DON’T TRUST GOD

This is huge! God had led Israel and promised them ‘a land flowing with mild and honey’. However, when things got tough, they continually complained and lamented that they wished they had never left Egypt.

Exodus 14:12  (NKJV)

12 Is this not the word that we told you in Egypt, saying, ‘Let us alone that we may serve the Egyptians’? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than that we should die in the wilderness.”

Exodus 16:3 (NKJV)

And the children of Israel said to them, “Oh, that we had died by the hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the pots of meat and when we ate bread to the full! For you have brought us out into this wilderness to kill this whole assembly with hunger.”

Complaining in difficult circumstances said to God then and still does today, that we don’t trust Him. Remember that through everything that Job went through did he never BLAME God of charge Him foolishly (Job 1:22).

Even if our circumstances are beyond our control, we must remember that God is sovereign to do what He pleases with His creation for however it suits His divine purpose, and we must trust Him in that.

5. GOD TAKES IT PERSONAL WHEN WE COMPLAIN AGAINST HIS ANOINTED

It’s God’s prerogative to choose whom He pleases to lead His people. Even though these leaders are mere men and women, He still expects us to submit to them. Notice God’s level of anger when the people murmured against Moses and Aaron…

Numbers 14:41-47(NKJV)

41 On the next day all the congregation of the children of Israel complained against Moses and Aaron, saying, “You have killed the people of the Lord.” 42 Now it happened, when the congregation had gathered against Moses and Aaron, that they turned toward the tabernacle of meeting; and suddenly the cloud covered it, and the glory of the Lord appeared. 43 Then Moses and Aaron came before the tabernacle of meeting. 44 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 45 “Get away from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment.” And they fell on their faces. 46 So Moses said to Aaron, “Take a censer and put fire in it from the altar, put incense on it, and take it quickly to the congregation and make atonement for them; for wrath has gone out from the Lord. The plague has begun.” 47 Then Aaron took it as Moses commanded, and ran into the midst of the assembly; and already the plague had begun among the people. So he put in the incense and made atonement for the people.

We must be very care of what we say about a man or woman of God, even when they make a mistake or have a human moment. Notice that God did not tell David that he could no longer be king even after he slept with Uriah’s wife and then had him killed (2 Samuel 12). David suffered the consequences, but that did not disqualify his anointing.

 6. COMPLAINING SHIFTS RESPONSIBILITY FROM OURSELVES

When I’m honest with myself. Much of what I complain about is the consequences of my own mistakes and actions. Yes, there are things that happen beyond our control. Misfortunes, storms, sicknesses etc. But, many times we will find ourselves complaining about relationships, jobs, purchases, situations and circumstances that either we prayed for or God gave us to benefit us.

As early as in the garden of Eden, rather than accept his responsibility for choosing to eat the fruit himself, he blamed his wife…

Genesis 3:12New King James Version (NKJV)

12 Then the man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I ate.

7. COMPLAINING LEAVES A BAD TESTIMONY

As I mentioned earlier, when we express our dissatisfaction through complaining, and a negative mood and attitude, it can become our character. This is very important…


God expects us to set the standard of how to handle difficult circumstances.


When we react with negativity we have allowed that to become our testimony in that situation. When we allow our complaints to become go beyond moods to attitudes, we can allow that to become or come across as our character, especially in the limited context of other people’s exposure to us, or what they hear about us. Our character or perceived character can become our testimony.


Once we have mishandled a negative situation, our reputation may never recover. We don’t want that to become our testimony.


So, what to you do when you have a legitimate ‘complaint’?

Remember this. It’s not necessarily the fact that you disagree that makes it a complaint. It’s the fact that you disagree negatively. That you express your discontent in a spirit of HUMILITY AND POSITIVITY.


There’s a difference in negative discontent and positive discontent.


Pray to God for the wisdom to handle your negative circumstances with grace and in a positive manner, and don’t get caught up in the sometimes overlooked sin of complaining.

BE BLESSTIFIED!

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“Getting on the Scales” 6/13/2017 Posted by Alister Begg for www.truthforlife.org

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DAILY DEVOTIONAL JUNE 12, 2017

Getting on the Scales

 

You have been weighed in the balances and found wanting.
Daniel 5:27

It is good to regularly weigh ourselves on the scale of God’s Word. You will find it a holy exercise to read some Psalm of David and, as you meditate upon each verse, to ask yourself, “Can I say this? Have I felt as David felt? Has my heart ever been broken on account of sin, as his was when he penned his penitential psalms? Has my soul been full of true confidence in the hour of difficulty as his was when he sang of God’s mercies in the cave of Adullam or in the holds of Engedi? Do I take the cup of salvation and call upon the name of the Lord?”

Then turn to the life of Christ, and as you read, ask yourself how far you are conformed to His likeness. Endeavor to discover whether you have the meekness, the humility, the lovely spirit that He constantly urged and displayed. Then take the epistles, and see whether you can go with the apostle in what he said of his experience. Have you ever cried out as he did, “Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death”? Have you ever felt his self-abasement? Have you seemed to yourself the chief of sinners, and less than the least of all the saints? Have you known anything of his devotion? Could you join with him and say, “For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain”?

If in this way we read God’s Word as a test of our spiritual condition, we will often have good reason to pause and say, “Lord, I feel I have never yet been here. O bring me here! Give me the true penitence about which I am reading. Give me real faith; give me warmer zeal; inflame me with more fervent love; grant me the grace of meekness; make me more like Jesus. Do not allow me to be ‘found wanting’ when weighed in the balances of the Bible, in case I be found wanting in the scales of judgment.” “Judge not, that you be not judged.”

 

Devotional material is taken from “Morning and Evening,” written by C.H. Spurgeon, revised and updated by Alistair Begg. Copyright © 2003, Good News Publishers and used by Truth For Life with written permission.

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