Tongues are they for Today?

Dr. Mark A. Snoeberger

In Tongues are they for Today the author looks at the issues in and surrounding the phenomena of speaking in tongues, from a biblical perspective.

Table of Contents of Tongues are they for Today

An introductory illustration and apology 3
Some Definitions 4
A brief historical background 4
An argument for cessationism4
The Quest for an Elusive Proof Text 4
The Argument from the Nature of Tongues as “Signs of an Apostle” 5
The Argument from the Purpose of Tongues as Attesting New Revelation6
The Argument from the Purpose of Tongues as Kingdom Markers 6
The Argument from the Biblical Function of the Tongues as Edifying the Church  7
Tongues as Incoherent, Inherently Meaningless Utterances  7
Tongues Practiced Without an Interpreter  8
Tongues Foisted upon the Whole Congregation 8
Tongues Practiced Privately  8
Conclusion 9
Endnotes  9

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