1 Corinthians 14:4 (AMP) He who speaks in a [strange] tongue edifies and improves himself, but he who prophesies [interpreting the divine will and purpose and teaching with inspiration] edifies and improves the church and promotes growth [in Christian wisdom, piety, holiness, and happiness].

A. God gave us a system to improve ourselves

B. Self-Improvement comes from more than reading your bible and listening to preachers

C. Tongues are not just a spiritual language, praying in tongues is a Self-Help system

D. Praying in Tongues is the foundation of a Believer being strengthened in every area of life

E. You cannot separate praying in tongues from improving yourself

F. Praying in tongues edifies you at your convenience – Edification on Demand

G. You might not see yourself getting better after praying, but it is happening

H. Christians who have a flawed walk with God (weak in faith, immoral, immature, gossipers, etc) can overcome those ways by praying in tongues

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Dr. Bryant Bell