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Spiritual Gifts: Unity in Diversity

12 Now aconcerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant: You know bthat 1you were Gentiles, carried away to these cdumb 2idols, however you were led. Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God calls Jesus 3accursed, and dno one can say that Jesus is Lord except by the Holy Spirit.

eThere are 4diversities of gifts, but fthe same Spirit. gThere are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God hwho works 5all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all: for to one is given ithe word of wisdom through the Spirit, to another jthe word of knowledge through the same Spirit, kto another faith by the same Spirit, to another lgifts of healings by 6the same Spirit, 10 mto another the working of miracles, to another nprophecy, to another odiscerning of spirits, to another pdifferent kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. 11 But one and the same Spirit works all these things, qdistributing to each one individually ras He wills.


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