Speaking in other Tongues

Intro: What foreign language would you like to learn and why?


  1. 1 Cor 12:10-11, 1 Cor 13:1 God intends for us to receive the gift of speaking in other tongues to better equip us to fulfill the great commission.
    1. Acts 2:2-12 The Holy Spirit can anoint us to literally speak in other languages from other nations that we don’t know, to preach the gospel to the lost.
      1. 1 Cor 14:2 God can also give us the gift of speaking in heavenly languages that are not understood on earth.
      2. 1 Cor 14:6 The divine language can be prayers, intercession, and even a prophetic message straight from God.
    2. 1 Cor 14:13,27 God also many times can give other people the interpretation of a prophetic message given in a divine language.
  2. Acts 1:8, Acts 28:31 Through the gift of speaking in other tongues our power increases to win people to Christ, and accomplish the ministry God calls us to.
    1. 1 Cor 2:4-5 The gift of speaking in other tongues equips Christians in three major ways, first to preach the gospel and minister more effectively to others.
      1. Rom 8:26-27 Secondly speaking in other tongues also equips us better in our personal prayer times and intercession.
      2. 1 Cor 14:4 Thirdly receiving the gift of speaking in tongues also gives us added spiritual strength personally.
    2. Jude 1:23, 2 Tim 3:17 God wants all of us to be fully equipped as we pull others from the fire, and become the leaders God has called us to be.


  1. Who here has received the gift of speaking in other tongues? what difference has this gift made in your life personally?
  2. In what ways does speaking in other tongues make your personal prayer life stronger? as well as prayer meetings with others?
  3. How has the gift of speaking in tongues helped you win people to Christ? and how has this gift helped you minister to others?
  4. Who here tonight would like to receive prayer to be filled with the gift of speaking in other tongues?

End: Pray for and lay hands on any who wants to receive the gift of speaking in other tongues, then take requests.