1 Corinthians 12

But concerning the spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not wish you to be ignorant. You know that when you were heathens, you were following after dumb idols, as you were led. Therefore I make known to you, that no one speaking by the Spirit of God says, Jesus is anathema; and no one is able to say; Jesus is Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. But there are diversities of gifts, and the same Spirit; and there are diversities of ministries, and the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, and the same God, working all things in all. But to each one the manifestation of the Spirit has been given unto profit. For indeed to one the word of wisdom has been given by the Spirit; and to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; to another faith by the same Spirit; to another gifts of healings by the one Spirit; 10 and to another the workings of dynamites; and to another prophecy, and to another discernment of spirits; and to another kinds of tongues, and to another interpretation of tongues: 11 and one and the same Spirit works all these in you, dispensing unto each one severally as he willeth. 12 For indeed there is one body, and it has many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ. 13 For indeed we have by one Spirit been baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, or bond or free; and were all made to drink of one Spirit. 14 For truly the body is not one member, but many. 15 If the foot may say; Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; it is not on account of this not of the body. 16 And if the ear may say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body, it is not on account of this not of the body. 17 If the eye were the whole body, where is the hearing? If the hearing where the whole body, where is the smelling? 18 But now God has placed the members each one of them in the body, as he wished. 19 And if all were one member, where is the body? 20 But now indeed the members are many, but the body is one. 21 But the eye is not able to say to the hand, I have no need of you: or again the head to the feet, I have no need of you: 22 but much more are the members of the body which seem to be the weaker necessary: 23 and those which we regard the more dishonorable members of the body, upon these we confer the more abundant honors; and our uncomely members have the more abundant comeliness; 24 but our comely members have no need. But God has adjusted the body, having given the more abundant honor to that part which lacked; 25 in order that there may be no schisms in the body, but the members may care the same for one another. 26 And if one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; if one member is glorified, all the members rejoice with it. 27 But you are the body of Christ and members one of another. 28 Whom God has, indeed, also placed in the church, first apostles, then prophets, then teachers, then dynamites, then gifts of healings, helps, leaderships, kinds of tongues. 29 Whether are all apostles? whether are all prophets? whether are all teachers? whether are all dynamites? 30 whether do all have the gifts of healings? whether do all speak with tongues? whether do all interpret? 31 Seek earnestly these greater gifts; and yet I show unto you a more excellent way.
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