The intent of all the gifts, especially the “sign gifts” (“tongues” and “prophesying”) was to “build up” the local body of Christ in communication of divine revelation. With the completion of the canon of Scripture the supernatural sign gifts are not necessary today. Moreover, they are impossible, given the apostles are no longer present today!
[Series] Considering the Church in Cornith in the 21st Century (pt. 22)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Scripture Reference] 1 Corinthians 14:1-40