1 Corinthians 14
Prophecy for its greater tendency to edification is preferred before speaking with tongues. Tongues not understood, like indistinct musical sounds, are of no service to the hearers. All gifts should be referred to edification. Tongues are of use for the conviction of unbelievers; but in the assemblies of the church prophecy is more useful. Rules for the orderly exercise of spiritual gifts in the church. Women are forbidden to speak there. An exhortation to use each gift freely, but with decency and order.