Types of Tongues

1. There are three types of speaking in tongues.  Each type has a different purpose.  Everyone can experience the first and second type - the initial evidence of receiving the Holy Ghost and tongues used in personal prayer.  Some people may never experience the third type of tongues (the Spiritual Gift); although, it is something to which we should definitely aspire.

2. The following diagram illustrates the three types of speaking in tongues with scriptures that apply to each:  

                                   INITIAL EVIDENCE       TONGUES TO BE            TONGUES TO BE

                                   OF RECEIVING THE     USED IN PERSONAL      USED IN CHURCH

          SCRIPTURE      HOLY GHOST                PRAYER                          SERVICES ONLY

 
      1. Mark 16:17                   X                                    X                                       X

 
      2. Acts 2:4                       X

 
      3. Acts 2:8                       X

 
      4. Acts 2:11
                     X

 
      5. Acts 10:46
                    X

 
      6. Acts 19:6                      X

 
      7. I Cor. 12:10
                                                                                                  X

 
      8. I Cor. 12:30
                                                                                                  X

 
      9. I Cor. 13:1                     X                                    X                                       X

 
     10. I Cor. 13:8                    X                                    X                                       X

 
     11. I Cor. 14:2                    X                                    X                                       X

 
     12. I Cor 14:4                                                          X                                       X

 
     13. I Cor 14:5                                                                                                   X

 
     14. I Cor. 14:6                                                         X                                       X

 
     15. I Cor. 14:9                                                         X                                       X

 
     16. I Cor. 14:13
                                                      X                                       X

 

     17. I Cor. 14:14                                                       X 

 
     18. I Cor. 14:18
                                                       X                                       X

 
     19. I Cor. 14:19
                                                                                                X

 
     20. I Cor. 14:21
                  X                                    X                                      X

 
     21. I Cor. 14:22
                  X                                    X                                      X

 
     22. I Cor. 14:23
                  X                                    X                                      X

 
     23. I Cor. 14:26
                                                                                                X

 
     24. I Cor. 14:27
                                                                                                X

 
     25. I Cor. 14:39
                                                                                                X


by Roger W. Skluzacek, copyright October 29, 2007