Do Backsliders Lose Tongues?
Q: If you sin, after being baptized in the Holy Spirit, and speaking in tongues, will you lose the Gift? Alexis
A: No, you will lose neither the Gift of the Holy Spirit, nor the Gift of tongues.
We know because, writing of His salvation call to the Israelites, the Holy Ghost concludes that God’s gifts, and His call, are without repentance; meaning they are irrevocable.
Isn’t that wonderful news?
Here’s the scripture in context, Ro. 11:25-32 KJV;
For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in. And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob: For this is my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins.
As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers’ sakes. For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.
For as ye in times past have not believed God, yet have now obtained mercy through their unbelief: Even so have these also now not believed, that through your mercy they also may obtain mercy. For God hath concluded them all in unbelief, that he might have mercy upon all.
The best of Kenneth Hagin’s teaching on tongues. Tongues: All You Need to Know: Scriptural answers to questions on this topic.
However, wilful sin has a devastating effect on a believer’s fellowship with Father.
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