- Nov 27, 2018
I got the impresion that this referred to the body as a whole. One part castng out devils, another speaking with new tongues. The idea of the body consisting of different body parts is Biblical, yes?
"...ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost." Acts 2:38
Paul's comment pertains to the Spiritual gift given BY the Holy Ghost, in this case tongues for the edification of the church. Not everyone in the church will operate in all gifts. (1 Cor. 12:28-31)
The biblical record makes a clear distinction between the two types of tongues. This concept is also implied by the cloven tongues of fire that appeared on the Day of Pentecost. Cloven tongues. (divided into two)
Rightly dividing the word is crucial to understand how one is born again as well as how we are to conduct ourselves as Christians.
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