A golden oldie article, which unfortunately seems to still be accurate âť— đź‘Ž
BDM wrote: From the second century to the nineteenth century, there is no historical evidence that godly, orthodox believers spoke in tongues. We do have instances of tongues speaking in these centuries, but in every case the people speaking in tongues belonged to heretical groups. (See #15 in the report "The Charismatic Movement: 35 Doctrinal Issues.") https://tinyurl.com/ybagf4kk From Montanus (2nd Century) to Edward Irving (19th century), instances of "tongues" within the church were never considered to be part of genuine Christianity....
.... Old Pentecostalism...
In 1906, tongues were spoken on Azusa Street in Los Angeles, California, and out of these ... events in 1901 and 1906 grew the mainline Pentecostal denominations which are still with us today (Assemblies of God, etc.)...
excerpts from, "a brief history of Pentecostalism"
Like Prime Minister Morrison of Australia he may be able to separate his religious beliefs from practical democratic secular practices
Why, Timothy, since Frankie Graham doesn't know Jesus, I wouldn't take too much seriously what he says about Him either. He probably says that He's a Trumpia
If Franklin Graham said that Jesus Christ is a good person, Jim would start digging up links telling us whatâ€™s wrong with Him. While I havenâ€™t read the full article and am not familiar with Chakwera, I would be more leery of who or what the BBC endorses than what Graham does.
https://tinyurl.com/ycfc3l7q ( Lazarus Chakwera: Malawi's president who 'argued with God')
The above is an interesting article that the BBC did about him. Of course I would automatically dismiss him with a Franklin Graham endorsement, but I feel a little bit better about him after reading the BBC article.