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1 Corinthians 14:26-31

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 26 What then, brothers? When you assemble together, may everyone of you have a psalm, a doctrine, a tongue, a revelation, or an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification.

 27 If any men speaks in a tongue [language], let it be limited to two, or at the most to three, and that by taking turns; and let one interpret. [If two or more people are speaking in tongues simultaneously, then the tongues are not from the Holy Spirit, because the Holy Spirit is not going supply words to multiple people simultaneously; that would contradict the instructions Paul has given to take turns, which instructions originated from the Holy Spirit. As Paul wrote in verse 33, "For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace and order."]

 28 But if there is no interpreter, let them keep silent in the church; and let them speak to themselves and to God.

 29 Let two to three prophets [those inspired by the Spirit to teach or preach — at that moment] speak, and let the others judge what they hear.

 30 If anything is revealed to another who sits by, let the first stop talking [so that the second may declare his or her revelation]. [If the first speaker were only speaking words as heard from the Holy Spirit, he would cease hearing further words so that another could speak words supplied by the Spirit. This guideline is for those who get "carried away" and keep talking after they have ceased hearing from the Spirit what to say next. The Word of the Lord within specifically told me, "When you stop hearing what to say, Joan will have words to speak," (Joan is my wife).]

 31 In this way you may all prophesy one by one, so that all may learn, and all may be encouraged.2

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2 In this way you may all prophesy one by one, so that all may learn, and all may be encouraged. Notice: there is no one preacher, who regularly preaches. Rather, all are supposed to prophesy if anything is revealed from the Spirit of God given to them to share with all. This is a meeting under the total control of the Holy Spirit. And, if anyone is going to hear the Spirit, they must be quiet to listen. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another [with words from Christ in your hearts] in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Col 3:16.

If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; you also should wash one another's feet. John 13:14. This verse refers to the true worship service, where mature believers who can speak words immediately heard from the Spirit minister to one another, there being no one minister who is the only preacher:

Let two to three prophets [those inspired by the Spirit to teach or preach — at that moment] speak, and let the others judge what they hear.
If anything is revealed to another who sits by, let the first stop talking [so that the second may declare his or her revelation].
In this way you may all prophesy one by one, so that all may learn, and all may be encouraged. 1 Cor 14:29-31

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another [with words from Christ in your hearts] in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Col 3:16


As every man has received a gift, use it to serve [minister] one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 1 Pet 4:10

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
that he might sanctify and cleanse it [the church of believers] with the washing of water by the word,
So that he might present it to himself as a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. Eph 5:25-27

When a group assembles, which includes mature believers who can speak words immediately heard from the Spirit, the spoken words of those mature believers wash the feet of those who come with the pollutions of the world affecting their spirits and minds. Their words from the Spirit of God wash that filth away, helping the believers to forget the world that is perishing and focus instead on their future home in the Kingdom, strengthening them, encouraging them, and teaching them.

As Jesus said: Now you are clean through the word that I have spoken to you. John 15:3. From the Word of the Lord within: "Like the Apostles, you too must be cleansed." Spoken words heard from the Spirit before speaking are equivalent to words heard directly from the Spirit; all words from the Spirit, spoken by someone whose speech is controlled by the Spirit, impart the life of God to the listeners. Words heard from the Spirit immediately before being spoken are the only words that cleanse and impart life to the listener. Reading or quoting from the Bible does not cleanse or impart life to the listener for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. 2 Cor 3:6.

From the Word of the Lord within: "Oh Christendom, be not at ease in Babylon! In your worship service look around you; do you see the Holy Spirit? Proper worship is for two or three to speak as moved by the Spirit."

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