Building Up The Church, Part One
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Building Up The Church, Part One

From Series: Firm Foundation, Volume 6

1 Corinthians 14:1-40  (ID: 1728)

The Corinthian believers ranked spiritual gifts according to perceived levels of importance, giving particular esteem to the gift of speaking in tongues. In contrast, Paul taught that the greater gifts were those that edified the whole church body rather than the individual. Examining Paul’s comparison of the gifts of tongues and prophecy, Alistair Begg entreats us to worship God and serve in ways that strengthen, encourage, and comfort others.


Prophecy and Tongues

1Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy.

Copyright © 2019, Alistair Begg. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.