1 Corinthians 12:1-11 ESV

Spiritual Gifts

1 Now 1concerninga spiritual gifts,b brothers,c I do not want you to be uninformed.

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    • “ 12:1 - The expression Now concerning introduces a reply to a question in the Corinthians' letter; see 7:1
    • ” 12:1 - Or spiritual persons
    • • 12:1 - Or brothers and sisters
      2 You know that 2when you were pagans 3you were led astray to 4mute idols, however you were led.

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      3 Therefore I want you to understand that 5no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says "Jesus is 6accursed!" and 7no one can say "Jesus is Lord" except in the Holy Spirit.

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      4 Now 8there are varieties of gifts, but 9the same Spirit;

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      5 and 10there are varieties of service, but 11the same Lord;

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          6 and there are varieties of activities, but it is 12the same God who empowers them all in everyone.

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            • 416 12:6 - [See ver. 4 above]
              7 13To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.

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              8 For to one is given through the Spirit the utterance of 14wisdom, and to another the utterance of 15knowledge according to the same Spirit,

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              9 to another 16faith by the same Spirit, to another 17gifts of healing by the one Spirit,

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                  10 to another 18the working of miracles, to another 19prophecy, to another 20the ability to distinguish between spirits, to another 21various kinds of tongues, to another 22the interpretation of tongues.

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                      11 All these are empowered by one and the same Spirit, 23who apportions to each one individually 24as he wills.

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