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1 Corinthians 14:1-7

NIV 1 Follow the way of love and eagerly desire spiritual gifts, especially the gift of prophecy. NIV 1 Follow the way of love and eagerly desire spiritual gifts, especially the gift of prophecy. NIV 2 For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God. Indeed, no one understands him; he utters mysteries with his spirit. NIV 2 For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God. Indeed, no one understands him; he utters mysteries with his spirit. NIV 3 But everyone who prophesies speaks to men for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort. NIV 3 But everyone who prophesies speaks to men for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort. NIV 4 He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the church. NIV 4 He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the church. NIV 5 I would like every one of you to speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. He who prophesies is greater than one who speaks in tongues, unless he interprets, so that the church may be edified. NIV 5 I would like every one of you to speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. He who prophesies is greater than one who speaks in tongues, unless he interprets, so that the church may be edified. NIV 6 Now, brothers, 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? NIV 6 Now, brothers, 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? NIV 7 Even in the case of lifeless things that make sounds, such as the flute or harp, how will anyone know what tune is being played unless there is a distinction in the notes? NIV 7 Even in the case of lifeless things that make sounds, such as the flute or harp, how will anyone know what tune is being played unless there is a distinction in the notes?