Interpretation of Tongues

Interpretation of Tongues (1 Corinthians 12:10,14:23)

Definition:
The spiritual gift of Interpretation of Tongues is the supernatural ability to interpret a message in tongues for the purpose of edifying believers.

Description:
The spiritual gift of Interpretation of tongues operates so that people in a corporate gathering can understand a message given in tongues.

When this gift is present:
When this gift is present in a local church believers are encouraged and unbelievers are aware that something supernatural is taking place.

When this gift is absent:
When the gift of Interpretation is absent the Gift of Tongues can cause great confusion (1 Corinthians 14:6,23).

Example from the Scripture:
There is no recorded instance of the Interpretation of Tongues in the Scripture. However, this shows us that the messages in tongues were intended for local congregations and were not intended to be canonized.

Do you have the spiritual gift of Interpretation of Tongues?
* Has the Holy Spirit given you the interpretation to a message that was given in tongues?
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Practical ways to implement and develop the spiritual gift of Interpretation of tongues:
* Ask your pastor how the gift of tongues should be used in your church.
* Spend time praying that God would strengthen this gifting.
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Ministry opportunities:
* Intercession/Prayer team
* Prophetic ministry team

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