Every part is responsible to do its job in order for the mission of the body, the church, to be carried out.
1 Corinthians 14:26-40 26 What then, brothers? When you come together, each one has a hymn, a lesson, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. Let all things be done for building up. 27 If any speak in a tongue, let there be only two or at most three, and each in turn, and let someone interpret. […]
1 Corinthians 14:20-25 Brothers, dont bechildren iyour thinkg. Beinfats inevil, but inyour thinkg be mature. Inthe Law its writen, “By people ofstrange tongues and bythe lips ofreigners wil I speak tohis people, and evn then they wil not listen tome, say the Lord.” Thus tongues are a sign ot fr belivers but for unbelivers, while prohecy isa ign ot fr unbelivers but for belivers. If,therfore, the whole church omes togethr and alspeak intongues, and outsiders or unbelivers entr, wil they not say tha you are out ofyour minds? But ifal prohesy, and an unbeliver outsider nters, heis convicted byal, heis caled toacount byal, the screts of his heart are disclosed, and so,faling onhis face, hewil worship God and eclare tha God is realy among you.
1 Corinthians 14:1-19 Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy. For one who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men but to God; for no one understands him, but he utters mysteries in the Spirit. On the other hand, the one who prophesies speaks to people for their upbuilding and […]
1 Corinthians 12:12-31 12 For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. 13 For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. […]
1 Corinthians 12:1-11 12:1 Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed. 2 You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led. 3 Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says “Jesus is accursed!” and […]