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Spiritual gifts
I. Corinthians.

are divers. 4. Now, there are diversities of eve, where were the hearing ? if fins, but the same Spirit. the whole were hearing, where

had there are differences of were the smelling?
istrations, but the same 18 But now hath God set the

members every one of them in the find here are diversities of body, as it hath pleased him. (..s, but it is the same God 19 And if they were all one

workedali in all. member, where were the body? batte manifestation of the 20 Butnow are they many mem?! is given to every man to bers, yet but one body.

21 And the eye cannot say uns for to one is given by the to the hand, I have no need of Sit the word of wisdom; to a-thee; nor again, the head to the

' her the worci of knowledge by feet, I have no need of you. the same Spirit;

22 Nay, much more those mem9 To another faith by the same bers of the body, which seem to Strit; to another the gifts of heal-be more feeble, are necessary. ing by the same Spirit;

23 And those members of the 10 To another the working of body which we think to be less miracles; to another prophecy; honourable, upon these we beto another discerning of spirits; stow more abundant honour ; and to another divers kinds of tongues; our uncomely parts have more ato another the interpretation of bundant comeliness. tongues:

24 For our comely parts have 11 But all these worketh that no need: but God hath tempered one and the self-same Spirit, di- the body together, having given viding to every man severally as moreabundant honour to that part he will.

which lacked: 12 For as the body is one, and 25 That there should be no hath many members, and all the schism in the body; but that the members of that one body, being members should have the same many, are one body: so also care one for another. is Christ.

26 And whether one member 13 For by one Spirit are we all suffer, all the members suffer with baptized into one body, whether it; or one member be honoured, we be Jews or Gentiles, whether all the members rejoice with it. we be bond or free; and have been 27 Now ye are the body of all made to drink into one Spirit. Christ, and members in parti

14 Forthe body is not one mem- cular. ber, but many.

28 And God hath set some in 15 If the foot shall say, Because the church, first apostles, secondI am not the hand, I am not of arily prophets, thirdly teachers, the body; is it therefore not of after that miracles, then gifts of the body?

healings, helps, governments, di16 And if the ear shall say, Be-versities of tongues. cause I am not the

I am not

29 Are all apostles? are all proof the body; is it therefore not of phets ? are all teachers ? are all the body?

workers of miracles? 17 if the whole body were an 30 Have all the gifts of healing ?.

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Excellency of charity. Chap. xiii. xiv. Prophecy commended. do all speak with tongues ? do all I thought as a child: but when I interpret?

became a man, I put away child31 But covet earnestly the best ish things. gifts : and yet shew I unto you a 12 For now we see through a more excellent way.

glass, darkly; but then face to CHAP. XIII. face: now I know in part; but The praises of Charity: then shall I know even as also I HOUGH I speak with the am known.

tongues of men and of 13 Andnow abideth faith, hope, gels, and have not charity, I am charity, these three: but the greatbecome as sounding brass, or a est of these is charity. tinkling cymbal.

CHAP. XIV. 2 And though I have the gift of Prophecy commended. prophecy, and understand all OLLOW after charity, and mysteries, and all knowledge ; desire spiritual gifts, but raand though I have all faith, so ther that ye may prophesy. that I could remove mountains, 2 For he that speaketh in an unand have not charity, I am no- known tongue speaketh not unto thing.

men, but unto God: for no man 3 And though I bestow all my understandeth him; howbeit, in goods to feed the poor, and though the spirit he speaketh mysteries, I give my body to be burned, and 3 Buthe that prophesieth speakhave not charity, it profiteth mejeth unto men to edification, and nothing.

exhortation, and comfort. 4 Charity suffereth long, and, 4 He that speaketh in an unis kind; charity envieth not; cha- known tongue edifieth himself: rity vaunteth not itself, is not puf-Jbut he that prophesieth edifieth

the church. 5 Doth not behave itself un- 5 I would that ye all spake with seemly; seeketh not her own; is tongues, but rather that ye pronot easily provoked; thinketh no phesied: for greater is he that evil;

prophesieth, than he that speak6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but eth with tongues, except he inrejoiceth in the truth;

terpret, that the church may re7 Beareth all things, believeth ceive edifying. all things, hopeth all things, en. 6 Now, brethren, if I come undureth all things.

to you speaking with tongues, 8 Charity never faileth: but what shall I profit you, except I whether there be prophecies, they shall speak to you either by reveshall fail; whether therebetongues, lation, or by knowledge, or by they shall cease; whether there be prophesying, or by doctrine ? knowledge, it shall vanish away. 7 And even things without life

9 For we know in part, and we giving sound, whether pipe or prophesy in part.

harp, except they give a distincti10 But when that which is per- on in the sounds, how shall it be fect is come, then that which is known what is piped or harped? in part shall be done away. 8 For if the trumpet give an un

11 When I was a child, I spake certain sound, who shall prepares as achild, I understood as a child, himself to the battle ?

fed up,

Of speaking with tongues, I. Corinthians. and of prophecy.

9 So likewise ye, except ye ut- 21 In the law it is written, Withi ter by the tongue words easy to men of other tongues and other be understood, how shall it be lips will I speak unto this people; known what is spoken? for ye and yet for all that will they not shall speak into the air.

hear me, saith the Lord. 10 There are, it may be, so 22 Wherefore tongues are for many kinds of voices in the world, a sign, not to them that believe, and none of thein is without sig. but to them that believe not; but nification.

prophesying serveth not for them 11 Therefore, if I know not the that believe not, but for them meaning of the voice, I shall be which believe. unto him that speaketh a barba- 23 If therefore, the whole rian, and he that speaketh shall be church be come together into a barbarian unto me.

one place, and all speak with 12 Even so ye, forasmuch as tongues, and there come in those ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, that are unlearned or unbelievers, seek that ye may excel to the edi-will they not say that ye are mad fying of the church.

24 But if all prophesy, and 13 Wherefore, let him that there come in one that believeth speaketh in an unknown tongue, not, or one unlearned, he is conpray that he may interpret. vinced of all, he is judged of all :

14 For if I pray in an unknown 25 And thus are the secrets of tongue, my spirit prayeth, but his heart made manifest; and so, my understanding is unfruitful. falling down on his face, he will

15 What is it then? I will pray worship God, and report that with the spirit, and I will pray God is in you of a truth. with the understanding also; I 26 How is it then, brethren? will sing with the spirit, and I will when ye come together, every sing with the understanding also. one of you hath a psalm, hạth a

16 Else, when thou shalt bless doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a with the spirit, how shall he that revelation, hath an interpretation. occupieth the room of the un- Let all things be done unto edifylearned say, Amen, at thy giving ing. of thanks, seeing he understand- 27 If any man speak in an uneth not what thou sayest? known tongue, let it be by two, or

17 For thou verily givest thanks at the most by three, and that by well, but the other is not edified. course; and let one interpret.

18 I thank my God, I speak 28 But if there be no interprewith tongues more than you all : ter, let him keep silence in the

19 Yet in the church I had ra- church; and let him speak to ther speak five words with my himself, and to God. understanding, that by my voice 29 Let the prophets speak two I might teach others also, than or three, and let the other judge. ten thousand words in an unknown 30 If any thing be revealed to tongue.

another that sitteth by, let the 20 Brethren, be not children first hold his peace. in 'understanding: howbeit, in 31 For ye may all prophesy one malice be ye children, but in un- by one, that all may learn, and derstanding be men.

Jall may be comforted.

Our résurrection

Chap. XV. proved by Chrisi's. 32 And the spirits of the pro- 6 After that he was seen of a phets are subject to the prophets. bove five hundred brethren at

33 For God is not the author once, of whom the greater part of confusion, but of peace, as in remain unto this present; but all churches of the saints.

some are fallen asleep. 34 Let your women keep si- 7 After that he was seen of lence in the churches for it is James; then of all the apostles: not permitted unto them to speak; 8 And last of all he was seen of but they are commanded to be un- me also, as of one born out of der obedience, as also saith thelaw: due time.

35 And if they will learn any 9 For I am the least of the aposa thing, let them ask their husbands tles, that am not meet to be call. at home: for it is a shame for wo-led an apostle, because I persemen to speak in the church. cuted the church of God.

36 What! came the word of 10 But by the grace of God I God out from you? or came itam what I am: and his grace, unto you only?

which was bestowed upon me, 37 If any man think him- was not in vain, but I laboured self to be a prophet, or spiritual; more abundantly than they all; lethimacknowledge that the things yet not I, but the grace of God that I write unto you are the com- which was with me: mandments of the Lord.

11 Therefore, whether it were 38 But if any man be igno- I or they, so we preach, and so rant, let him be ignorant. ye believed:

39 Wherefore, brethren, covet 12 Now, if Christ be preached to prophesy, and forbid not to that he rose from the dead, how speak with tongues.

say some among you that there is 40 Let all things be done de- no resurrection of the dead ? cently, and in order.

13 But if there be no resurrecCHAP. XV.

tion of the dead, then is Christ Of Christ's resurrection. Inot risen. FOREOVER, brethren, I 14 And if Christ be not riseñ;

declare unto you the gos- then is our preaching vain; and pel which I preached unto you, your faith is also vain. which also ye have received, and 15 Yea, and we are found false wherein ye stand;

witnesses of God; because we 2 By which also ye are saved, have testifiedof God, thathe raised if ye keep in memory what I up Christ; whom he raised not preached unto you, unless yeup, if so be that the dead rise not. have believed in vain.

16 For if the dead rise not, then 3 For I delivered unto you first is not Christ raised; of all that which I also received, 17 And if Christ be not raised, how that Christ died for our sins, your faith is vain; ye are yet in according to the scriptures :

4 And that he was buried, and 18 Then they also which are that he rose again the third day, fallen asleep in Christare perished. according to the scriptures: 19 If in this life only we have

5 And that he was seen of hope in Christ, we are of all men Cephas, then of the twelve. most miserable.



your sins:

The manner of

I. Corinthians. the resurrectiori. 20 But now is Christ risen from nications corrupt good manners. the dead, and become the first- 34 Awake to righteousness, fruits of them that slept.

and sin not; for some have not 21 For since by man came death, the knowledge of God: I speak by man came also the resurrecti-this to your shame. on of the dead.

35 But some man will say, How 22 For as in Adam all die, even are the dead raised up; and with so in Christ shall all be made alive. what body do they come ?

23-But every man in his own 36 7 hou fool, that which thou order: Christ the first-fruits, af- sowest is not quickened except it terward they that are Christ's at die: his coming.

37 And that which thou sowo24 Then cometh the end, when he est, thou sowest not that body shall have delivered up the king- that shall be, but bare grain, it dom to God, even the Father: may chance of wheat or of some when he shall have put down all other grain: rule, and all authority and power.

38 But God giveth it a body as 25 For he must reign, till he it hath pleased him, and to every hath put all enemies under his seed his own body. feet.

39 All flesh is not the same 26 The last enemy that shall be flesh: but there is one kind of flesh destroyed is death.

of men, another of beasts, ano27 For he hath put all things ther of fishes, and another of birds. under his feet. But when he 40 There are also celestial bosaith, all things are put under him, dies, and bodies terrestrial : but it is manifest that he is excepted the glory of the celestial is one, which did put all things under and the glory of the terrestrial is him.

another. 28 And when all things shall be 41 There is one glory of the sun, subdued unto him, then shall the and another glory of the moon, Son also himself be subject unto and another glory of the stars, for him that put all things under him, one star differeth from another star that God may be all

in all. in glory. 29 Else what shall they do 42 So also is the resurrection which are, baptized for the dead, of the dead : it is sown in corruptif the dead rise not at all? why ion, it is raised in incorruption : are they then baptized for the 43 It is sown in dishonour, it dead?

is raised in glory; it is sown in 30 And why stand we in jeopar-weakness, it is raised in power; dy every hour?

44 It is sown a natural body, 31 I protest by your rejoicing it is raised a spiritual body. which I have in Christ Jesus our There is a natural body, and there: Lord, I die daily.

is a spiritual body. 32 If after the manner of men I 45 And so it is written, The have fought with beasts at Ephe-first man Adam was made a lisus, what advantageth it me if the ving soul, the last Adam was dead rise not? let us eat and drink, made a quickening spirit. for to-morrow we die.

46 Howbeit that was not 33 Benot deceived; evil commu- /first which is spiritual, but that


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