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Those who speak in strange tongues help only themselves, but those who proclaim God's message help the whole church.
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He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself: but he that prophesieth, edifieth the church.
1 Corinthians 14:14 For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prayeth: but my understanding is without fruit.
1 Corinthians 14:3,18,19 But he that prophesieth speaketh to men unto edification and exhortation and comfort. . . .
ContextProphecy and Tongues
…3But he that prophesieth speaketh to men unto edification and exhortation and comfort. 4He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself: but he that prophesieth, edifieth the church. 5And I would have you all to speak with tongues, but rather to prophesy. For greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues: unless perhaps he interpret, that the church may receive edification.…
And these signs shall follow them that believe: In my name they shall cast out devils. They shall speak with new tongues.
Therefore, let us follow after the things that are of peace and keep the things that are of edification, one towards another.
1 Corinthians 12:10
To another the working of miracles: to another, prophecy: to another, the discerning of spirits: to another, diverse kinds of tongues: to another, interpretation of speeches.
1 Corinthians 12:28
And God indeed hath set some in the church; first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly doctors: after that miracles: then the graces of healings, helps, governments, kinds of tongues, interpretations of speeches.
1 Corinthians 13:1
If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.
1 Corinthians 13:2
And if I should have prophecy and should know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I should have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
1 Corinthians 14:5
And I would have you all to speak with tongues, but rather to prophesy. For greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues: unless perhaps he interpret, that the church may receive edification.
1 Corinthians 14:12
So you also, forasmuch as you are zealous of spirits, seek to abound unto the edifying of the church.
1 Corinthians 14:17
For thou indeed givest thanks well: but the other is not edified.
1 Corinthians 14:18
I thank my God I speak with all your tongues.
1 Corinthians 14:26
How is it then, brethren? When you come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a revelation, hath a tongue, hath an interpretation: let all things be done to edification.
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