Why We Should Pray in the Spirit

1) MARK 16:17 Signs follow - a promise from the Lord.
2) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:5 Paul wanted everyone to speak in tongues.
3) ACTS 2:4; ACTS 10:45-46; ACTS 19:6 Proof of Holy Spirit Baptism.
4) ACTS 2:11 They speak the wonderful works of God.
5) ACTS 10:46 They magnify God.
6) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:2 Whosoever speaks in tongues speaks to God directly.
7) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:4 They edify the speaker.
8) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:14 Prayer in tongues is spiritual prayer.
9) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:15 They can be a spiritual song.
10) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:16 Also shows your thankfulness.
11) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:16-17 Also shows praise to God.
12) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:22 They are a sign to the unbeliever!
13) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:18 Paul spoke in tongues more than all!!
14) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:26-27 They are part of a fellowship meeting.
15) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:39 They are NOT to be forbidden!
16) 1 CORINTHIANS 14:5 Assembly also edified - after interpretation.
17) ISAIAH 28:11-12 Rest and refreshing - cf. ACTS 2:11-13
18) ROMANS 8:26 Prayer in tongues helps our problems/weaknesses.
19) JUDE 20 Builds the faith of God in us.
20) ZEPHANIAH 3:9 & ROMANS 15:6  Enables worship in purity and unity.

 "GOD IS A SPIRIT: AND THEY THAT WORSHIP HIM MUST WORSHIP HIM IN SPIRIT AND IN TRUTH."
JOHN 4:24