It was a cave, and a stone lay upon it. An example being…while someone in a prayer line is being prayed for I am slain in the spirit and if they are being delivered, whilst I am slain in the spirit, it’s like I have a sword or a dagger or other weapons in my hand, I can feel them. He said, “Where did you put him?” “Master, come and see,” they said. The Bible says, The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much” – James 5:16. Finally, when you cry it’s the Holy Spirit that’s breaking you. This dream has a very positive connotation. After the prayer with the young woman, three board members in the club rebuke me for speaking in tongues. I will cry a lot at church on Sundays, fasting and praying services, while listening to the Gospel, when praying. I’ve been studying praying in tongues for a while (I grew up Church of Christ, they TOTALLY do not believe in ANY of this) I have a better understanding of it now and have been praying for the gift to pray in tongues. Anyone who believes and is baptized will be saved.… These miraculous signs will accompany those who believe: They will cast out demons in my name, and they will speak in new languages.… They will be able to place their hands on the sick, and they will be healed.’” –Mark 16:15-18. 2. It's a very fun experience. Now Jesus wept. It also shows fervency (earnestness) in your prayer. Tongues is a gift from God. . See 1 Corinthians 14:18. The first time believers experienced tongues was at Pentecost in Acts 2. It keeps you in tune with the Holy Spirit and strengthens your spirit as you stand against the work of the devil. and from religion to reality. It may be in words, tongues, or groans. And when he had thus spoken, he went before, ascending up to Jerusalem. He hears the Spirit pleading for the saints. Many parts; one body; one Spirit: the Spirit of Christ. And they that were sent went their way, and found even as he had said unto them. I begin speaking tongues in prayer for a young woman needing prayer over a situation. The enemy is trying hard to hide from us just how effective and powerful praying in the Spirit really is. With my clients I recommend they spend five minutes a day praying in tongues and if able, to pray in tongues when they are in acute moments of anxiety and stress. And some of them said, Could not this man, which opened the eyes of the blind, have caused that even this man should not have died? Dimensions to Praying in the Spirit Part 1-2, World Changers Church International | Copyright ©2018, World Changer Church International Homepage. Speaking with tongues is the doorway into all the other spiritual gifts. You will be speaking by the power of the Spirit, but it will all be mysterious.” –1 Corinthians 14:2. It's really pretty when it's pure! You can clear all the badness out of your house by just walking around it and praying in the Spirit. But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit (Jude 1:20. … And, when you pray in tongues, the enemy really, really doesn't like being around it. When Jesus saw her sobbing and the Jews with her sobbing, a deep anger welled up within him. As I wept, each repressed memories came out to front, slowly and tenderly. © 1997 - 2020 Eagle Mountain International Church Inc. aka Kenneth Copeland Ministries. It was a simple cave in the hillside with a slab of stone laid against it. Tongues is a gift from God. “And the Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness. It shows you deeply care. Because he honored God, God answered him (Hebrews 5:7. That’s why we can be so sure that every detail in our lives of love for God is worked into something good (Romans 8:26-28. After I went through the teaching on tongues, I closed my bedroom door and just trusted and asked the Holy Spirit to speak through me. “Didn’t I tell you that if you believed, you would see the glory of God?” Then, to the others, “Go ahead, take away the stone.” They removed the stone. Crying in the presence of … Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. While he lived on earth, anticipating death, Jesus cried out in pain and wept in sorrow as he offered up priestly prayers to God. And said, Where have ye laid him? This is the type of prayer God answers. We can change the world by first praying in the Spirit. He does our praying in and for us, making prayer out of our wordless sighs, our aching groans (Romans 8:26. I encourage you to begin to stir up your praying in tongues. In the days of His flesh [Jesus] offered up definite, special petitions [for that which He not only wanted but needed] and supplications with strong crying and tears to Him Who was [always] able to save Him [out] from death, and He was heard because of His reverence toward God [His godly fear, His piety, in that He shrank from the horrors of separation from the bright presence of the Father] (Hebrews 5:7. Praying in Tongues Grants You Access to Other Revelatory Gifts of the Holy Spirit. Some people sing in tongues and the Spirit writes the melody and gives them the words - and sometimes the interpretation. They said unto him, Lord, come and see. It happens a lot to me. Jesus raised his eyes to heaven and prayed, “Father, I’m grateful that you have listened to me. “A person who speaks in tongues is strengthened personally, but one who speaks a word of prophecy strengthens the entire church.” –1 Corinthians 14:4. If you have dreamed that you were crying while you were praying, you don’t have to worry. Praying in tongues builds you up spiritually and helps you to live a Spirit-led life. Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints (Ephesians 6:18. When we pray, we must not make our prayers legalistic by thinking we must pray at a certain time and a specific amount of time each day. "Carol," this wise friend said, "I don't know how to pray for this person whom you love so dearly, but the Holy Spirit knows how to pray, so let's just spend some time together praying in tongues." Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered (Romans 8:26). Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. I then felt severe pain in the back of my neck and stomach and was very nauseous which continued throughout the day. The crying in the presence of the Holy Spirit is one of joy, relief, an acknowledgement that God forgives your sin. And they said, The Lord hath need of him. Praying in tongues is a gift that’s available to every believer. Desire it. But the Holy Spirit prays for us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words.” –Romans 8:26. When you pray in tongues, you are yielding to the Holy Spirit who dwells in you. Now I know is the Gift of the spirit. My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you (Galatians 4:19). I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. It allows your mind to get out of the way so your spirit can commune with the Father. Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. Jesus therefore again groaning in himself cometh to the grave. Speaking in tongues is one of those gifts, and it allows Jesus’ followers to stand against the work of the enemy. I am wielding … When you are baptized in the Holy Spirit, you receive a gift from God—the gift of speaking (or praying) in tongues. It means that you are going to solve all your problems in the near future. It is a powerful gift that every believer should desire. Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared(Hebrews 5:7). “And then he told them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone. I was sitting on the floor. I have seen how this God-given gift to His followers is so powerful, especially for … . Infirmities are weaknesses of the flesh and things that limit us. While you may experience a powerful yielding to God's spirit as you pray, God is not taking over. I, like Paul, pray in the Spirit (tongues). I waited for a minute or two maybe, but pretty quickly I felt the emotion well up in me from deep desire and I began crying and praying simultaneously – very simply in faith. It allows you to pray God’s will to Him. The Jews wept because Lazarus had died; their motives for weeping were different than Jesus’ motives. Praying In Tongues Stopped Abuse From Husband I just wanted to thank you so much for the teaching on tongues. Praying in the Spirit is the equivalent of praying in tongues. There ha ve been many occasions in prayer in which I found myself thinking about things such as what I was going to do when I was finished praying, all the while speaking in tongues. Dreaming of crying while praying. Today after an interview, I came home and prayed in tongues, and cried like a baby. For example, we don’t know what God wants us to pray for. Doorway to the Supernatural. Praying in Tongues Keeps You in Tune With the Holy Spirit “And everyone present was filled with the Holy Spirit and began speaking in other languages, as the Holy Spirit gave them this ability.” –Acts 2:4. Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God? Jesus proclaimed several things that would happen to those who followed Him and continued His work. “And everyone present was filled with the Holy Spirit and began speaking in other languages, as the Holy Spirit gave them this ability.” –Acts 2:4. I want a job where I can work and still have time for witnessing, etc. After all, he opened the eyes of a blind man.” Then Jesus, the anger again welling up within him, arrived at the tomb. Human languages - While praying in tongues, you might suddenly realize that you are speaking another human language. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time he stinketh: for he hath been dead four days. And if God searches our hearts while we are praying, God knows the intention of the Spirit. I have been blessed so much by it and I want to share something that happened years ago through praying in tongues—it is in total agreement with what you had shared about the benefits of praying in the Spirit. The Spirit unites with the praying heart. Spirit are not all the same, but it is the same Spirit operating throughout the body. When He entered the temple and cast out the money-changers, He did so under the power of God after He prayed in the Spirit. "For to one is … Jesus did not weep because Lazarus died; His weeping was a prayer to God for a response to the situation. In this type of prayer, there is no articulate speech. We can instead pray whenever we are led to pray. Praying in tongues bypasses our intellectual understanding, and brings us to the point where we must rely on inspiration from the Holy Spirit. And they brought him to Jesus: and they cast their garments upon the colt, and they set Jesus thereon. He takes on the prayer, as it were, and brings it to a level where it belongs, where it becomes a prayer to be heard, a prayer in accordance with the will of God. We must not misinterpret this passage in other translations. . I know you always do listen, but on account of this crowd standing here I’ve spoken so that they might believe that you sent me” (John 11:33-42. God heard Jesus’ prayer when Jesus was groaning in the Spirit, but the only thing the onlookers heard was Jesus crying. Meanwhile, the moment we get tired in the waiting, God’s Spirit is right alongside helping us along. Embrace it and relish the strength it adds to your spiritual life. For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is unfruitful (1 Corinthians 14:14). Among the most common manifestations . Paul was referring to his great compassion for the Romans, and the heaviness in his heart because he wanted to see them get born again. I believe praying in tongues, accompanied by fasting brings results. Mainly, it is simply the Holy Spirit filling, interceding, and enabling, you to pray for a particular situation or person. ... usually when I am praying. We are speaking a language we do not know. We make progress when we pray in the spirit. Making the prayer of groaning a part of our Christian lives will take us to a level in which we have never walked before. The early church placed a high priority on spending lots of time praying and speaking in tongues- Paul said he did it more than them all! Don’t discount this powerful gift from God. I was ask to pray for someone in the meeting. He knows us far better than we know ourselves, knows our pregnant condition, and keeps us present before God. Even Jesus prayed in tongues; He expressed Himself in prayer through groaning and weeping. ! When you feel what a person is suffering, or sense what they are going through, it helps you pray more effectively, with genuine compassion. For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh (Romans 9:1-3). And I pray more in my supernatural prayer language than in my earthly language, and I pray often in tongues. While speaking in tongues is an exciting gift of the Spirit, it is by no means the only or most important one. THe Lord gave me the scripture Psalm 37, the verse that exhorts us to wait on the Lord. thus shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath need of him. He does our praying in and for us, making prayer out of our wordless sighs, our aching groans. Likewise, when we encounter trouble, our prayers take on a deeper meaning than what religion can impart. Summary In our prayer lives, praying in the Holy Spirit takes us to a deeper spiritual level than praying in our own language ever could. We are to pray in tongues daily and take time to do … Any day of the year, we're here for you! So, while we believe the biblical interpretation of praying in tongues leads away from the idea of a private prayer language for personal edification, we also recognize that many who practice such are our brothers and sisters in Christ and are worthy of our love and respect. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me. And that's what we did. While praying I heard God say: “Help save my unborn children.” I went about doing my work and while in the Post Office started to cry and couldn’t stop. Then said the Jews, Behold how he loved him! 1 Corinthians 14 gives the biblical standard for church service conduct and the spiritual gift of speaking in tongues. It allows you to pray the will of God by the empowering of the Holy Spirit. Praying in the Spirit can take the form of sobbing and weeping, because the heart is so full of compassion. And it came to pass, when he was come nigh to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount called the mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, Saying, Go ye into the village over against you; in the which at your entering ye shall find a colt tied, whereon yet never man sat: loose him, and bring him hither. The Bible has your answer, choose a topic below. When you pray in tongues, you are praying God’s will, directly to Him. So I pray in tongues a lot while I’m at work, at the grocery store, while driving or planting flowers, etc. . Shame on me for not having my mind on prayer, but the fact that I could think on one thing while speaking another proves that the mind is not the source of tongues. There are a lot of things God is revealing regarding the supernatural, and during these times these things will be revealed. Then you are allowing that same Spirit to pray through you, so you are in tune with Him. Jesus said, “Remove the stone.” The sister of the dead man, Martha, said, “Master, by this time there’s a stench. Jesus was troubled, and His prayers went beyond religious praying. But you, beloved, build yourselves up [founded] on your most holy faith [make progress, rise like an edifice higher and higher], praying in the Holy Spirit (Jude 1:20. It requires our reliance on the ability and inspiration of the Holy Spirit. He’s been dead four days!” Jesus looked her in the eye. Jesus was not simply crying, He was praying. 1. 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