A few (Barthian) reflections on tongues as gifted sign

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Rick Wadholm Jr | PentecostalTheology.com


A few (Barthian) reflections on tongues as gifted sign.

John Kissinger [10/01/2015 10:42 AM]
Christopher Hart

Charles Page [10/01/2015 4:53 PM]
tongues are for the unlearned and unbeliever, tongues are not meant to be understood by them. It is meant to be illogical and meaningless by them. It is only logical and meaningful to the speaker as it only edifies the speaker.

Ruzan Khalatyan [12/18/2015 6:09 AM]
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  • Reply August 17, 2019

    Varnel Watson

    good comments Charles Page back in time

  • Reply May 24, 2023


    Does the passage below (Hebrews 6:4-6) mean a Christian can fall away and “lose their salvation”? Let’s assume for a moment that it does. What that also means, then, is that once a Christian loses their salvation, they can’t get it back since this passage says “it is impossible… to the restore them again to repentance”. If this passage means a Christian can lose their salvation, then it also means we get one chance to receive Christ and stay with Him. If this passage means a Christian can lose their salvation, then it also means if we walk away from the faith, we can’t come back home to the Lord as the man did in the parabel of the Prodigal Son did. Again, the passage states it is “impossible” to restore such people to repentance. I know of no one who believes this or teaches this. I have never heard a preacher say to the congregation “If you’re here today and you have fallen away from Christ, too bad. There’s nothing God can do for you anymore. You’re irrevecobly hopelessly doomed.” What this passage more likely refers to are people have been exposed to and participated in the things of the faith, yet whole heartedly rejected them never truly embracing Christ.
    “For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared in the Holy Spirit, and have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the age to come, and then have fallen away, to restore them again to repentance, since they are crucifying once again the Son of God to their own harm and holding him up to contempt.”
    ‭‭(Hebrews‬ ‭6‬:‭4‬-‭6‬, ESV)

  • Reply May 30, 2023


    13 Bible Verses about Guarding Yourself..
    1 Peter 5:8
    Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
    1 John 5:21
    Little children, guard yourselves from idols.
    Proverbs 4:23
    Watch over your heart with all diligence,
    For from it flow the springs of life.
    1 Timothy 4:16
    Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.
    Psalm 39:1
    For the choir director, for Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.
    I said, “I will guard my ways
    That I may not sin with my tongue;
    I will guard my mouth as with a muzzle
    While the wicked are in my presence.”
    2 John 1:8
    Watch yourselves, that you do not lose what we have accomplished, but that you may receive a full reward.
    Ephesians 6:11
    Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.
    1 Corinthians 16:13
    Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
    2 Timothy 4:15
    Be on guard against him yourself, for he vigorously opposed our teaching.
    Deuteronomy 4:9
    “Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.
    Ecclesiastes 5:1
    Guard your steps as you go to the house of God and draw near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools; for they do not know they are doing evil.
    1 Timothy 6:20
    O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding worldly and empty chatter and the opposing arguments of what is falsely called “knowledge”—
    James 4:7
    Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

  • Reply May 31, 2023


    Biblical tongues ceased in the first century.

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