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63,265. Pentecostals believe the spirit actually enters and you – things like speaking in tongues. (Amish & Pentecostal & Speaking in Tongues) Amish: Out of Order VI: Change of Faith
84,852. Pentecostalism, charismatic religious movement that gave rise to a number of Protestant churches in the United States in the 20th century and that is unique in its belief that all Christians should seek a postconversion religious experience called baptism with the Holy Spirit. Recalling the Holy Spirit’s descent upon the first Christians in Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost, or Shabuoth (Acts of the Apostles 2–4), this experience appears to have been common in the Christian movement during its first generations.
Baptism with the Holy Spirit is also believed to be accompanied by a sign, the gift of tongues. This ‘speaking in tongues’ occurs as glossalalia (speech in an unknown language) or xenoglossy (speech in a language known to others but not the speaker). (Pentecostal & Speaking in Tongues) Encyclopaedia Britannica online article
58,643. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. (Holy Ghost & Speaking in Tongues) Acts 2:4
58,648. He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.
When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied. (Holy Ghost & Baptism & Speaking in Tongues) Acts 19:2&5&6
89,280. For he that speaketh in an unknown tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man understandeth him; howbeit in the spirit he speaketh mysteries.
But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.
He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.
I would that ye all spake with tongues but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying
Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by revelation, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine?
I thank my God, I speak with tongues more than ye all.
Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe, but to them that believe not: but prophesying serveth not for them that believe not, but for them which believe.
If therefore the whole church be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those that are unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not say that ye are mad? I Corinthians 14:2-6&18&22&23
38,136. Speaking and interpreting of tongues was manifest in the Congregation. One brother sung a lengthy song in tongues & sister Hide interpreted the same. It was great & glorious. Much of it was respecting the fame of Joseph and his magnus works. (Mormon & Speaking in Tongues) Wilford Woodruff, diary entry 20th April 1837
89,281. [Glossolalia] consists of strings of syllables, made up of sounds taken from all those that the speaker knows, put together more or less haphazardly but emerging nevertheless as word-like and sentence-like units because of realistic, language-like rhythm and melody. William J Samarin, Sociolinguistic vs Neurophysiological Explanations for Glossolalia: Comment on Goodman’s Paper 1972
89,283. A Mohammedan, a Soudanese by birth, a [m]an who is an interpreter and speaks six[t]een languages, came into the meetings at Azusa Street and the Lord gave him messages which none but himself could understand. He identified, interpreted and wrote [a] number of the languages. William Seymore, newsletter The Apostolic Faith 1906
89,284. When Joseph asked Brigham Young to pray, Brigham spoke in tongues, using strange sounds and unfamiliar words. The others looked at Joseph in some perplexity, for this type of spiritual phenomenon was not common to them. It was Joseph’s first experience with the puzzling speech and he called it ‘pure Adamic’ and stated that it was ‘of God.’ Speaking in tongues spread through the Pennsylvania branches of the church first, then occurred in Mendon, New York. Brigham Young brought it to Kirtland. The practice became a part of the Saints’ worship – particularly among women – until well into the next century. King & Newell, Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith p46
89,285. Frederick G Williams rose and stated that an angel entered through the window and took a place between himself and Father Smith and remained there during the meeting. The congregation shouted, ‘Hosanna, Hosanna, Hosanna to God and the Lamb,’ three times, sealing it each time with ‘Amen! Amen! Amen!’ Brigham Young spoke in tongues; David W Patten interpreted, and at four o’clock in the afternoon the dedication was over. ibid. p59