Follow the way of love and eagerly desire gifts of the Spirit, especially prophecy.
References for 1 Corinthians 14:1
For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to people but to God. Indeed, no one understands them; they utter mysteries by the Spirit.
References for 1 Corinthians 14:2
But the one who prophesies speaks to people for their strengthening, encouraging and comfort.
References for 1 Corinthians 14:3
Anyone who speaks in a tongue edifies themselves, but the one who prophesies edifies the church.
References for 1 Corinthians 14:4
I would like every one of you to speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. The one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless someone interprets, so that the church may be edified.
References for 1 Corinthians 14:5
Now, brothers and sisters, if I come to you and speak in tongues, what good will I be to you, unless I bring you some revelation or knowledge or prophecy or word of instruction?
References for 1 Corinthians 14:6
Even in the case of lifeless things that make sounds, such as the pipe or harp, how will anyone know what tune is being played unless there is a distinction in the notes?