Hearing In Tongues

Something miraculous happened on the Day of Pentecost - some people started speaking in ways that were foreign to them. This in turn enabled some other people to begin hearing what they had to say. Just because you speak the same language as someone else doesn't mean that they will actually hear what you are saying. Being able to actually hear what is being said, through your own biases, presuppositions and social and religious conditioning is a wonderful spiritual gift.