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7 Bible Verses about Orderly Accounts
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Then Peter began to explain to them point by point what had happened. He said,
for God is not a God of disorder but of peace.
For it is: "Do this and do that, do this and do that, Line upon line, line upon line, a little here, a little there." Very well, then, through the mouths of foreigners and foreign languages the LORD will speak to this people to whom he said, "This is the resting place, so give rest to the weary"' and, "This is the place of repose" - but they would not listen.read more.
So, then, the message from the LORD to them will become: "Do this and do that, do this and do that, line upon line, line upon line, a little here, a little there," so that they will go, but fall backward, and be injured, snared, and captured.
What, then, does this mean, brothers? When you gather, everyone has a psalm, teaching, revelation, foreign language, or interpretation. Everything must be done for upbuilding. If anyone speaks in a foreign language, only two or three at the most should do so, one at a time, and somebody must interpret. If an interpreter is not present, the speaker should remain silent in the church and speak to himself and God.read more.
Two or three prophets should speak, and others should weigh carefully what is said. If a revelation is made to another person who is seated, the first person should be silent. For everyone can prophesy in turn, so that everyone can be instructed and everyone can be encouraged. The spirits of prophets are subject to the prophets,