And having different gifts according to the grace that was given to us, whether prophecy, according to the proportion of faith;
Now there were some men from the congregation that was in Antioch, prophets and teachers, including Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger, and Lucius the Cyrenian, and Manaen reared with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
For I wish all men to be even as myself. However each man has his own gift from God, one in this way, and another after that.
And if I have prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.
As each has received a gift, serving it for yourselves, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to over think beyond what he ought to think, but to think so as to think soundly, as God has apportioned to each man a measure of faith.
Because of this, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scholars. And some of them ye will kill and crucify, and some of them ye will scourge in your synagogues, and will persecute from city to city,
Because of this also the wisdom of God said, I will send to them prophets and apostles. And some of them they will kill and persecute,
And it will be in the last days, says God, I will pour out from my Spirit upon all flesh. And your sons and your daughters will prophesy, and your young men will see visions, and your elders will dream dreams.
Now in these days prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brothers by much speech, and strengthened them.
Now a certain Jew named Apollos, an Alexandrian by origin, an eloquent man, came to Ephesus, being mighty in the scriptures.
For I long to see you, so that I may impart some spiritual gift to you, in order to establish you,
that in everything ye were enriched in him, in all speech and in all knowledge.
Now these things, brothers, I applied to myself and Apollos for your sakes, so that in us ye might learn not to think above that which is written, so that ye may not be puffed up, one over the one against the other.
Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit.
And in the church God has placed men who are first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, kinds of tongues.
Pursue love, and be zealous for the spiritual things, but more that ye may prophesy.
But he who prophesies speaks to men edification and encouragement and comfort.
But if all prophesy, and some unbelieving or unlearned man comes in, he is convicted by all, he is called to account by all.
And let two or three prophets speak, and let the other men pass judgment.
For ye can all prophesy one by one, so that all may learn, and all may be encouraged.
For if the willingness is present, it is acceptable to the extent if some man has, not to the extent he does not have.
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed by Spirit to his holy apostles and prophets.
And indeed he gave the apostles, and the prophets, and the evangelists, and the shepherds and teachers
As many therefore as are perfect should think this way. And if ye think anything differently, this also God will reveal to you.