COMMENTS ARE ITALICIZED)
more information on this subject see
differences between Acts & 1 Corinthians tongues
this web site)
(Every verse should be looked up in the Bible
and compared in context with all the other verses.
God will hold you accountable with what you do with His Holy Word.)
Add thou not unto his words,
lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.
Study to show thyself approved unto God,
a workman that needeth not to be ashamed,
rightly dividing the word of truth.
Which things also we speak,
not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth,
but which the Holy Ghost teacheth;
comparing spiritual things with spiritual.
A Wicked Generation Seeks A Sign
But (Jesus) answered and said unto them,
An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign.
A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign.
(Charismatics seek a sign
Christians are to walk BY FAITH not by signs or sight)
For we WALK BY FAITH, not by sight.
THE Jews Require a Sign
For the Jews require a sign.
(All the way from the Old Testament God
allowed the Jews to require a sign)
Tongues Are Given for a Sign
TO UNBELIEVING JEWS
Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe,
but to them that believe not:
but prophesying serveth not for them that believe not,
but for them which believe.
Women ARE NOT to Speak in Tongues
(The following is in direct context with speaking in tongues)
Let your women keep silence in the churches:
for it is not permitted unto them to speak;
but they are commanded to be under obedience,
as also saith the law.
(Tongues speaking churches do not obey this verse)
Holy Spirit Glorifies Christ, Not Himself
But when the Comforter is come,
whom I will send unto you from the Father,
even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father,
HE SHALL TESTIFY OF ME:
when he, the Spirit of truth,
come, he will guide you into all truth:
HE SHALL NOT SPEAK OF HIMSELF.
(The Holy Spirit) shall glorify me.
churches glorify tongues and the Holy Spirit)
Holy Spirit's First Work
to Reprove of Sin
when he is come, he will reprove the world of SIN,
of righteousness, and of judgment
when Jesus knew it, he withdrew himself from thence:
great multitudes followed him,
HE HEALED THEM ALL
Holy Spirit at the New Birth
ye are not in the flesh,
in the Spirit,
so be that THE SPIRIT OF GOD DWELL IN YOU.
if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit,
WE ARE THE CHILDREN OF GOD:
ye not that ye are the temple of God,
that the Spirit of GOD DWELLETH IN YOU?
know we that WE DWELL IN HIM,
HE IN US, because he hath given us of his Spirit.
Blasphemy of the Holy Ghost
the following verses)
I say unto you,
manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men:
the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost
not be forgiven unto men.
was the blasphemy of the Holy Ghost?)
he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost
never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation:
they said, He (JESUS) HATH AN UNCLEAN SPIRIT.
were accusing the Lord Jesus Christ of
having an unclean spirit.
When is the last time you ever heard someone saying that
had an unclean spirit?)
are for an Apostle;
not for a regular christian
the SIGNS OF AN APOSTLE were wrought among you
in all patience, IN SIGNS, and WONDERS, and
that have the sign gifts can
serpents and drink poison
SHALL TAKE UP SERPENTS;
if they DRINK ANY DEADLY THING, it shall
NOT HURT them
one that claims to have the gifts of an Apostle
can be proven a liar
him to drink poison
will absolutely refuse it under the guise
of not tempting the Lord)
hast TRIED them which SAY THEY ARE APOSTLES,
ARE NOT, and HAST FOUND THEM LIARS: