Although praying in the Spirit or tongues can be a controversial subject, I share my own experience as encouragement to study it out and experiment.
I was raised in a church where “tongues” were considered from the devil. I even wrote papers in college against it. However, a number of years later I was invited to attend a Pentecostal church with a friend. Not wanting to be rude, I accepted her invitation and went with much fear and trepidation. During a pause in worship, the congregation began singing in the Spirit. I was amazed at the beauty of it and it touched my heart.
A couple of years later, in a prayer group with some Spirit-filled Christians, we encountered “tongues” again. We were deeply moved and saw the impact that it had.
When we eventually left our traditional church and joined a Spirit-filled church, I desired to speak in tongues, but didn’t know how it worked. Somehow I thought Read more »