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1 Corinthians Chapter 14:1-5

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

  1. What are we to pursue, and what gift should we especially desire? 1 Corinthians 14:1
  2. When a person speaks in tongues, who do they speak to? 1 Corinthians 14:2
  3. What results from he who prophesies? 1 Corinthians 14:3
  4. Who does tongues edify, and who does prophesy edify? 1 Corinthians 14:4
  5. What did Paul want them to all do, but what did he want even more? 1 Corinthians 14:5

1 Corinthians Chapter 14:6-12

Now, brothers, if I come to you speaking in tongues, how will I benefit you unless I bring you some revelation or knowledge or prophecy or teaching?

  1. What makes tongues profitable? 1 Corinthians 14:6
  2. What example does Paul give? 1 Corinthians 14:7
  3. If the trumpet is not certain, what will not happen? 1 Corinthians 14:8
  4. How must we speak for it to be understood? 1 Corinthians 14:9
  5. Why must I know the meaning of a language? 1 Corinthians 14:10-11
  6. What are we to be zealous for, and what should we seek to excel? 1 Corinthians 14:12

1 Corinthians Chapter 14:13-17

Therefore, one who speaks in a tongue should pray that he may interpret.

  1. If a person speaks in a tongue, what should he pray for? Why? 1 Corinthians 14:13-14
  2. What is the conclusion? 1 Corinthians 14:15
  3. What will otherwise happen? 1 Corinthians 14:16
  4. Even though you give thanks, what does not happen? 1 Corinthians 14:17

1 Corinthians Chapter 14:18-22

I thank God that I speak in tongues more than all of you. Nevertheless, in church I would rather speak five words with my mind in order to instruct others, than ten thousand words in a tongue.

  1. How much did Paul speak in tongues? 1 Corinthians 14:18
  2. What would he rather do in the assembly? 1 Corinthians 14:19
  3. How are we to be in understanding? 1 Corinthians 14:20
  4. What is written in the law? 1 Corinthians 14:21
  5. Who is tongues for? 1 Corinthians 14:22

1 Corinthians Chapter 14:23-25

If, therefore, the whole church comes together and all speak in tongues, and outsiders or unbelievers enter, will they not say that you are out of your minds?

  1. What will result if everyone speaks in tongues when the church assembles? 1 Corinthians 14:23
  2. If all prophesy, what will result? 1 Corinthians 14:24
  3. What will happen and what will they report? 1 Corinthians 14:25

1 Corinthians Chapter 14:26-33

If any speak in a tongue, let there be only two or at most three, and each in turn, and let someone interpret. But if there is no one to interpret, let each of them keep silent in church and speak to himself and to God.

  1. What things should happen when we assemble, and what should be the outcome? 1 Corinthians 14:26
  2. How must tongues occur? 1 Corinthians 14:27
  3. If there is not interpreter, what must happen? 1 Corinthians 14:28
  4. When two or three prophets speak, what are the others to do? 1 Corinthians 14:29,1 Corinthians 14:30
  5. Who can prophesy, and how can this be done? 1 Corinthians 14:31
  6. Are the prophets subject to the spirits, or are the spirits subject to the prophets? Why is this important? 1 Corinthians 14:32-33

1 Corinthians Chapter 14:34-35

The women should keep silent in the churches. For they are not permitted to speak, but should be in submission, as the Law also says.

  1. Why are women not permitted to speak in the church? 1 Corinthians 14:34
  2. If they want to learn, what are they to do? 1 Corinthians 14:35

1 Corinthians Chapter 14:36-38

If anyone thinks that he is a prophet, or spiritual, he should acknowledge that the things I am writing to you are a command of the Lord.

  1. Did the word of God come from you? 1 Corinthians 14:36
  2. If anyone thinks himself to be a prophet or spiritual, what must he acknowledge about these commandments? 1 Corinthians 14:37
  3. What do we do to those who are ignorant? 1 Corinthians 14:38

1 Corinthians Chapter 14:39-40

But all things should be done decently and in order.

  1. What are we to desire earnestly, and what are not to forbid? 1 Corinthians 14:39
  2. How are all things to be done? 1 Corinthians 14:40