Definición de speak in tongues en inglés

speak in tongues

locución

  • 1Speak in an unknown language during religious worship, regarded as one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2).

    ‘Pentecostals believe that every child of God should be his own minister, imbued directly with the Holy Spirit and the gift of speaking in tongues.’
    • ‘But he was instead an apostle, an ad hoc theologian, a proclaimer, a charismatic who saw visions and spoke in tongues - and a religious genius.’
    • ‘Fuelled by American-style revivalism, the church emphasized radical gospel practices - such as speaking in tongues - that whipped worshippers into a frenzy.’
    • ‘This conveys power to practise the gifts of the Spirit: speaking in tongues, prophecy, healing, exorcism.’
    • ‘Glossolalia was a central part of Parham's message and one of his students, Agnes Ozman, spoke in tongues on 1 January 1901.’
    • ‘Some ten million Americans call themselves Pentecostals of one kind or another, and the faith is best known for promoting the practice of speaking in tongues.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, Pastor Lake egged him on, breaking out into pointed applause and speaking in tongues.’
    • ‘The symposium after the meal was the time for teaching and conversation, for the singing of hymns, for the contributions of those who prophesied or spoke in tongues.’
    • ‘Goff eventually received the Pentecostal experience and spoke in tongues along with other ministers in the conference.’
  • 2Speak in an unknown language during religious worship.

    ‘Most Christians who speak in tongues believe that they are speaking in an existing language.’
    • ‘Once again, we see in both of these cases that the ability to speak in tongues was given for specific purposes.’
    • ‘This still allows for someone to speak in tongues when they are in prayer at home, or singing, or whatever else.’
    • ‘Since I do speak in tongues, I feel that I can bring scriptural wisdom with experience.’
    • ‘In fact, believers in every country of the world do speak in tongues - over 332 million of them.’
    • ‘He mentioned that people who are energized by the Holy Spirit to the extent that they can speak in tongues also have an energized personal spiritual life.’
    • ‘That many Protestant churches that call upon many people, even hundreds during a service, to speak in tongues contravenes Paul's divine mandate, and raises doubts about its authenticity.’
    • ‘They believe that they speak in tongues because they have been baptized with the Holy Spirit and are filled with its power.’
    • ‘This is a grave mistake since not all people speak in tongues because not all people are gifted by the Holy Spirit this way.’