Monthly Archives: June 2016

To another there is given through the Spirit the interpretation of tongues

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 … Continue reading

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For God is not a God of disorder but of peace

I thank God that I speak in tongues more than all of you. But in the church I would rather speak five intelligible words to instruct others than ten thousand words in a tongue.

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Since you are eager for gifts of the Spirit, try to excel in those that build up the church

If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. … Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there … Continue reading

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While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit came on all who heard the message

The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on Gentiles. For they heard them speaking in tongues and praising God. Then Peter said, “Surely no one … Continue reading

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I will pour out my Spirit in those days

Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say.

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To another there is given through the Spirit speaking in different kinds of tongues

When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw what seemed to … Continue reading

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To another there is given through the Spirit distinguishing between spirits

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

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To another there is given through the Spirit prophecy

Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. … For we know in part and we prophesy in part, but when … Continue reading

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To another there is given through the Spirit miraculous powers

Jesus … coming to his hometown … began teaching the people in their synagogue, and they were amazed. “Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?” they asked. … And they took offense at him. But Jesus … Continue reading

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I was given a thorn in my flesh to torment me

Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”

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