1. What can you tell me about a person who’s version of speaking in tongues sounds more like snake? (I went to a service where I heard this and it rather disturbed me)
There are also counterfeit tongues just as Satan counterfeits many other things, this could be the case. Also, people grow in their prayer language, it is very babyish at the beginning, sometimes and then develops into something more legible and mature later on. Please do not allow someone else’s manifestation of the gift hinder or stumble you. Remember, the devil will use anything to discourage you from receiving the Holy Spirit and utilizing the demonstration of His power in your life. If it really grieves your spirit, perhaps you should approach the person and feel them out and if there is something weird there, mention it to those who are in leadership of your meeting, this precious person may need deliverance.
2. I would also like to know your thoughts on the Kabbalah… at one point I was doing some research on angles and ended up running into the kabbalah (it reminded me very much of the New Age stuff going around).
Kabbalah is a Jewish, mystical, esoteric teaching which makes no connection with the teachings of Christ and appeared in the middle ages. You are correct, it is a potpourri of mystical and confused concepts and unorthodox interpretation of the Hebrew scriptures.There is absolutely, nothing to be gained from it for a true believer in Christ, except diversion and deception.
Hope this was a help, blessings,
Dr. Daniel Morano