New Living Translation
So, my dear brothers and sisters, be eager to prophesy, and don't forbid speaking in tongues.
King James Bible
Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.
Darby Bible Translation
So that, brethren, desire to prophesy, and do not forbid the speaking with tongues.
World English Bible
Therefore, brothers, desire earnestly to prophesy, and don't forbid speaking with other languages.
Young's Literal Translation
so that, brethren, earnestly desire to prophesy, and to speak with tongues do not forbid;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:39 Therefore - To sum up the whole.
LibraryThe Second Wall.
The second wall is even more tottering and weak: that they alone pretend to be considered masters of the Scriptures; although they learn nothing of them all their life, they assume authority, and juggle before us with impudent words, saying that the Pope cannot err in matters of faith, whether he be evil or good; albeit they cannot prove it by a single letter. That is why the canon law contains so many heretical and unchristian, nay, unnatural laws; but of these we need not speak now. For whereas …
Martin Luther—First Principles of the Reformation
Luther's First Preface.
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Eighteenth Day for Peace
1 Corinthians 12:31
So you should earnestly desire the most helpful gifts. But now let me show you a way of life that is best of all.
1 Corinthians 13:2
If I had the gift of prophecy, and if I understood all of God's secret plans and possessed all knowledge, and if I had such faith that I could move mountains, but didn't love others, I would be nothing.
1 Corinthians 14:1
Let love be your highest goal! But you should also desire the special abilities the Spirit gives--especially the ability to prophesy.
1 Corinthians 14:38
But if you do not recognize this, you yourself will not be recognized.
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